misconduct


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misconduct

noun bad conduct, bad management, crime, delictum, delinquency, dereliction, deviation from rectitude, dishonest management, disorderly conduct, error, failing, failure, fault, guilty act, ill management, illegality, improper conduct, impropriety, indiscretion, infamous conduct, maladministration, malfeasance, malpractice, malversation, misbehavior, misdeed, misdemeanor, misdoing, misfeasance, misgovernment, misguidance, mismanagement, misprision, negligence, offense, peccadillo, peccatum, tort, transgression, turpitude, unprofessional conduct, wrong, wrongdoing
Associated concepts: discharge for misconduct, gross missonduct, misconduct in office, official misconduct
See also: blame, crime, culpability, disregard, fault, guilt, indiscretion, maladministration, malpractice, miscarriage, mischief, misdeed, misdoing, misemploy, misfeasance, misguide, mishandle, mismanage, misprision, misrule, omission, responsibility, transgression

MISCONDUCT. Unlawful behaviour by a person entrusted in any degree: with the administration of justice, by which the rights of the parties and the justice of the, case may have been affected.
     2. A verdict will be set aside when any of the jury have been guilty of such misconduct, and a court will set aside an award, if it has been obtained by the misconduct of an arbitrator. 2 Atk. 501, 504; 2 Chit. R. 44; 1 Salk. 71; 3 P. Wms. 362; 1 Dick. 66.

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