Tag Archives: Responsibility

Age of Criminal Responsibility Bill

From Holyrood: MSPS have voted unanimously to raise the age of criminal responsibility in Scotland to 12. When the Age of Criminal Responsibility Bill comes in to force, which the Scottish Government has pledged to do by the autumn, primary… … Continue reading

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Washington Landlord May Be Liable for Injuries If It Maintains Responsibility for Repairing Premises

Generally, in a Washington premises liability case, a landowner may be held liable for injuries on the land if he or she has not given exclusive control of the premises to a lessee.  If, however, the lease requires the landlord … Continue reading

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The Neuroscience of Responsibility

William Hirstein, Katrina Sifferd & Tyler K. Fagan. Responsible Brains: Neuroscience, Law, and Human Culpability (2018). Dennis Patterson The interface between law and neuroscience has been a continuing source of interest for lawyers and philosophers. Many scholars have hailed developments … Continue reading

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Maryland Accident Victims May Be Prevented from Recovering for Their Injuries if They Share Responsibility for the Accident

In many Maryland truck accidents, an accident victim’s injuries are solely the fault of a single defendant. For example, if an intoxicated or sleep-deprived truck driver causes an accident on a Maryland highway, chances are that the other motorists involved … Continue reading

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Responsibility for Flawed Corporate Cultures

Jennifer Hill, Legal Personhood and Liability for Flawed Corporate Cultures, European Corporate Governance Institute Law Working Paper No. 413/2018 (2018), available at SSRN. Omari Simmons In Legal Personhood and Liability for Flawed Corporate Cultures, Jennifer Hill provides a thought-provoking, comparative … Continue reading

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