Unformatted text preview: agent to commit a crime, there is no rationale for the principal’s criminal liability. Analysis The Supreme Court decides that Tripoli did not commit sexual assault within the scope of the hospital, because the hospital never authorized to do such crime, and was also not aware of this crime. For which the hospital is not liable of this crime, only the agent Tripoli is directly liable for sexual assault. Conclusion No, the agent Tripoli did not commit sexual assault within the scope of the hospital. The principal, the hospital is not liable for the sexual assault....
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- Spring '10
- Supreme Court of the United States, Tripoli