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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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.
Sinclair is charged with four counts of second-degree manslaughter, four counts of criminally negligent homicide, seven counts of reckless endangering and a single count of reckless burning.
A foreman who failed to get workers out of an excavation trench that collapsed and killed a man has been found guilty of criminally negligent homicide.
However, in April 2015, Brooklyn Supreme Court Justice Danny Chun reduced Liang's charge to criminally negligent homicide and sentenced him to five years of probation and 800 hours of community service.
However, the judge reduced his conviction to a lesser felony of criminally negligent homicide.
The natural beauty of our country is under attack by the criminally negligent handling of our trash.
A criminally negligent dump truck driver caused an auto accident in which Lisa Emahiser was killed and her son was injured.
Liberalization increased large-scale mining operations from 17 to 46 over 20 years, and promoted a criminally negligent regime causing an average annual significant mine spill or full-blown mine disaster.
The reduced charge to which she pleaded guilty means the baby's death was unintentional but criminally negligent in terms of the law.
There was less than five minutes on the clock when Willem Alberts ran off a line-out to barge the Boks ahead while Ruaridh Jackson was criminally negligent as he popped a misplaced pass into the grasp of Willie Le Roux, allowing the full-back to dart in the for the try from halfway.
There was less than five minutes on the clock when Willem Alberts ran off a line-out to barge the Boks ahead, while Ruaridh Jackson was criminally negligent as he popped a misplaced pass into the grasp of Willie Le Roux, allowing the full-back to dart in for the try.
BOSTON -- Corporations facing manslaughter accusations will be penalized at least $250,000 under a bill the Massachusetts Senate unanimously approved in an effort to hold companies accountable for criminally negligent behavior.