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malfeasance

Law the doing of a wrongful or illegal act, esp by a public official
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Gierran, is here by directed and granted authority to conduct an investigation and case buildup to determine possible misfeasance, malfeasance or non-feasance or other violations of law by members of the panel of the NPS [National Prosecution Service] over the dismissal of the case, entitled PNP-CIDG-MCIU v.
Under the Revised Penal Code, malfeasance is doing an act prohibited by law or doing an act ought not to be done while misfeasance is the improper or irregular performance of an act, and nonfeasance is the non-performance, failure or refusal to do an act which a public servant or person is required to do.
The Revised Penal Code defines malfeasance as a public servant carrying out an act prohibited by law, misfeasance as an improper or irregular performance of an act and nonfeasance as the failure to do an act that one is required to do.
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The paper also found that racial resentment and perceived electoral malfeasance are "strongly tied to political predispositions and candidate preference.
The division, staffed by consular analysts and DS agents, investigates allegations of malfeasance and educates CA employees to conduct consular operations with integrity.
In the middle of June the Supreme Court of Cassation (VKS) cleared former Defense Minister Nikolay Tsonev of malfeasance charges for alleged crimes committed in 1999.
A paper in the July American Journal of Sociology argues that this "dense, fully integrated, global trade network" was an unintended by-product of employee malfeasance.
Evidence that illustrates wrongdoing, negligence and malfeasance through photographs, detailed reports, and testing can mean the difference between an adverse judgment and a complete discharge from liability.
We are gratified that the report acknowledges that the game of `gotcha' has to go and the department must learn (as the report says) to distinguish between mistakes and malfeasance (among its officers).
I'm all for getting to the bottom of Bush's malfeasance, but how much investigation do you need when the President himself has acknowledged that he's been bypassing the FISA court and spying on Americans without a warrant?
Much of the evidence of the group's malfeasance is compiled in The Insiders by John F.