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wrong

1. (of a side, esp of a fabric) intended to face the inside so as not to be seen
2. Law
a. an infringement of another person's rights, rendering the offender liable to a civil action, as for breach of contract or tort
b. a violation of public rights and duties, affecting the community as a whole and actionable at the instance of the Crown
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However, the serious wrongfulness of D'Artagnan's deception of Milady can be explained in other ways.
A discussion of mixed or impure cases of consent, like the one above, would clarify Cohen's view of volenti and how it removes wrongfulness.
complete knowledge of the wrongfulness of her desires, and still forbore
Keegan recognizes the wrongfulness of her conduct and appreciates the harm she has caused, including the fraudulent misuse of taxpayer money,'' the defense lawyer wrote.
42) Since the subsequent codification of the court's 1952 holding, German criminal law excuses criminal conduct where a defendant lacked knowledge of the wrongfulness of his conduct if, and only if, the defendant's lack of such knowledge was unavoidable.
Part of proving the wrongfulness of the unauthorized party's acquisition of a trade secret will consider the reasonableness of the steps taken to circumvent those security measures in place to prevent the unauthorized disclosure.
The judge said Pistorius will be tested to see "whether he was capable of appreciating the wrongfulness of his act or acting in accordance with appreciation of the wrongfulness of his act".
Masipa also said that the team would decide whether he was 'capable of appreciating the wrongfulness of his act'.
The evaluation would determine "whether the accused by reason of mental illness or mental defect was at the time of the commission of the offence criminally responsible for the offence he is charged and whether he was capable of appreciating the wrongfulness of his act".
Although reversing the accused's conviction on other grounds, the court upheld the trial judge's instruction that the accused's ability to appreciate the wrongfulness of his conduct should be determined based on an objective standard of the term "wrongfulness.