criminal negligence

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n 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)
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Usage

In literature:

Don't you know you are criminally negligent?
"Uncles Josh's Punkin Centre Stories" by Cal Stewart
Rollo thought it criminal negligence to leave such weapons of precision lying about.
"Reginald in Russia and Other Sketches" by Saki
He could not even stop at criminal negligence.
"The Education of Henry Adams" by Henry Adams
At least she had been criminally negligent in not smuggling along a rifle.
"Back to God's Country and Other Stories" by James Oliver Curwood
It was close upon criminal negligence on the part of the I.C.C.
"Zone Policeman 88" by Harry A. Franck
And was it not criminal negligence in him to have suffered her to escape from her attendants?
"Archibald Malmaison" by Julian Hawthorne
He had been criminally negligent of Eunice.
"The Three Black Pennys" by Joseph Hergesheimer
In some states a railroader guilty of criminal negligence is sent up for a term of from one to ten years.
"Danger Signals" by John A. Hill and Jasper Ewing Brady
To let it move the rudder, too, is criminal negligence.
"The Joyful Heart" by Robert Haven Schauffler
Suppose, in fact, his negligence had been criminal?
"Reginald Cruden" by Talbot Baines Reed
Are we to regard Banquo as strong and noble, or blamelessly weak, or criminally negligent?
"Teachers' Outlines for Studies in English" by Gilbert Sykes Blakely
The officers here are afraid of the bandits, and the government is criminally negligent in the matter of pushing and punishing the outlaws.
"Frank Merriwell Down South" by Burt L. Standish
Germain, Lord, his criminal negligence, II.
"History of the United States, Volume 6 (of 6)" by E. Benjamin Andrews
The physician who obligingly falsified that report is morally guilty of homicide through criminal negligence.
"McClure's Magazine, Vol. XXXI, No. 3, July 1908." by Various
Morally, parents are criminally negligent who allow their children with whooping cough to associate with healthy children.
"The Home Medical Library, Volume I (of VI)" by Various
Wilson blamed himself for stupidity, for carelessness, for almost criminal negligence in thus leaving the girl.
"The Web of the Golden Spider" by Frederick Orin Bartlett
It's criminal negligence; at least it was in this case.
"People of Position" by Stanley Portal Hyatt
Well, Mr. Smith won't think it's so funny when we hang criminal negligence or manslaughter on him.
"The Ultroom Error" by Gerald Allan Sohl
This might be called criminal negligence; it would depend largely on what view the judge took.
"Masterman and Son" by W. J. Dawson
It is criminal negligence for a nation not to be prepared against war.
"Defenseless America" by Hudson Maxim
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In news:

A casino bus driver at the helm of a New York crash that killed 15 people last year was found not guilty of manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide.
NEW YORK (AP) — A casino bus driver at the helm of a New York crash that killed 15 people last year has been found not guilty of manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide.
Former Salem man previously agreed to an Alford plea for criminally negligent homicide in blast that killed six people.
A Kingsville woman has been indicted on a charge of criminally negligent homicide in the June death of a fetus , the Corpus Christi Caller-Times reports.
Rebecca Elrod is charged with criminally negligent homicide in the death of two-year-old Brayden Lucas Daniel.
Rebecca Elrod is charged with criminally negligent homicide.
The Department of Justice indictments of three BP employees facing criminal charges show negligence and deceit.
Thirteen of the 14 criminal charges pertain to the accident itself and are based on the negligent misinterpretation of the negative pressure test conducted on board the Deepwater Horizon, the company said.
But whether Carlos Viveros-Colorado is guilty of criminal vehicular homicide and criminal vehicular injury comes down to one basic question: Was he grossly negligent .
Prosecutors later charged Wilcox with misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter, saying he was criminally negligent for driving in such a manner.
A City of Rome man will spend 1 1/2 to 3 years in State Prison for the criminally negligent homicide of his roommate back in March.
Santa Clara County Jail nurses implicated in drug theft were negligent , not criminal.
The lawyer for two nurses accused of stealing drugs from Santa Clara County Jail says his clients acted negligently , not criminally, when authorities caught them with prescription medications meant for inmates.
Tyler, TX — A Smith County man has pleaded guilty to criminally negligent homicide and failure to stop and render aid in connection with a fatal accident in December of last year.
Criminally negligent homicide charge pending.
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