from the accused through intimidation. For instance, Byrum was emotionally manipulated to accept a plea deal so that she could continue living with her child even when she continues to argue that she was not a child abuser. First, to hold a person accountable for the crime, the prosecution must prove that defendant has the required level of criminal intent. Secondly, implied liability or vicarious asserts that criminal liability may go beyond the people directly involved in a crime. For instance, a person who assists a molester to continue abusing children without informing the police or the relevant authority (Little Rascals Day Care Case, 2017).There are several implications of sexual abuse on people who run a childcare center, including legal implication, professional, and financial consequences. First, childcare center administrators have the mandate of ensuring that school environment promotes a holistic development among children and protects children from any form of abuse from peers, parents, and teachers. Thus, when cases of child
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- child sexual abuse, prosecutor, Rascals Day Care