Unformatted text preview: ult. Vehicular homicide or controlled substance near toddlers
or objective fault to occur, a person must deviate substantially from the
standard of care that a reasonable person would be expected to observe Criminal Law
he term vicarious liability refers to liability imposed upon one
person for another person’s acts. Employers are vicariously liable
for their employees’ criminal acts if they have participated in or
otherwise authorized the act. i.e. price fixing ?? What about
parents liability for their kids?
mployers are not ordinarily liable for employees’ unauthorized
criminal acts, but may be subject to a criminal penalty for
unauthorized acts of managers or advisers acting within the scope
of their em
ployment. In some cases, an employer can be held
criminally liable for even unauthorized acts of an employee. Criminal Law
iability of a Corporation
raditionally, corporations were not held criminally liable because
of the corporation’s inability to possess cr...
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This note was uploaded on 02/05/2013 for the course BLAW 3201 taught by Professor Fry during the Spring '08 term at LSU.
- Spring '08
- Business Law