criminal negligence

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Noun1.criminal negligence - (law) recklessly acting without reasonable caution and putting another person at risk of injury or death (or failing to do something with the same consequences)
negligence, nonperformance, carelessness, neglect - failure to act with the prudence that a reasonable person would exercise under the same circumstances
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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Whilst you have some power, it would be criminally negligent to refuse to use it.
The mum-of-one is charged with criminally negligent homicide and unauthorised practice of a profession.
He was also charged with two counts of criminally negligent homicide over the deaths of his one-year-old daughter Mariza and son Phoenix after he accidentally left them in his car on Friday.
Rodriguez, also father of a four-year-old, appeared in court yesterday, charged with two counts of manslaughter and two counts of criminally negligent homicide.
DALLAS -- A Texas grand jury indicted a suburban Dallas police officer Wednesday on a charge of criminally negligent homicide for fatally shooting a black man during a traffic stop last year.
Nauman was charged with criminally negligent homicide, police said, but the man's lawyer asserted that he wasn't guilty and that police were rushing to judgment.
Nauman's attorney, Lee Kindlon said that he expected that his client would be charged with criminally negligent homicide.
An Allegany County Court judge has dismissed a criminally negligent homicide charge filed after passenger in the defendant's car died of a drug overdose.
A firearms licensing enquiry officer was dismissed following a gross misconduct inquiry and a firearms licensing supervisor retired before a hearing was held.Neither faced criminal chargesdespite the IPCC saying they may have been criminally negligent.
There are distressing reports emerging from the state of Pennsylvania in the United States that show the officials of the Roman Catholic church were at least lax, certainly subversive and most probably both criminally negligent and culpable when it came to protecting priests who had been involved in sexual assaults and molestation of more than 1,000 children over which they were in positions of moral leadership or pastoral care.
The gun owner should be arrested for being criminally negligent in leaving an unsecured deadly weapon where an unauthorized person could access it and do harm.
The Federal government is either unaware of the facts or is criminally negligent, she added.