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exculpatory

(ĕks-kŭl′p-ŭ-tŏr″ē) [″ + L. culpare, to blame]
Granting a waiver or yielding a legal right. Exculpatory language that asks human subjects in research projects to waive their rights in informed consent agreements is unethical and illegal.
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Before turning to the merits of the sale process, the court considered whether Rural Metro's exculpatory charter provision --modeled after Section 102(b)(7) of the DGCL, which exculpates directors from liability for breaches of the fiduciary duty of care--precludes liability for aiding and abetting a breach of fiduciary duty.
However, to the killer's undeserved rescue comes, among others, a noncritical-thinking Post columnist, Petula Dvorak, who, in just one irresponsible column ("Grandmother's Arrest More Proof of Mental-Health Care's Stigma Among Immigrants") exculpates the murderer of the baby, Virginia Tech killer Seung Hui Cho, and potentially any other murderer who acts abnormally before or after such an act.
At the same time, Weir addresses the other meaning of alibi in these texts, that is, how these texts seek to exculpate their protagonists as well as the author himself in their revision of the romantic narrative at the heart of so many of Tolstoy's earlier (pre-conversion) works.
Cunningham reminds readers that personal choices are deeply influenced by the political context in which they occur, making it hard either to blame or exculpate Jim, his brother, or even the murderous sheriff Sam Gladson.
Now, he seems ready to exculpate Bertram, who held university appointments in philosophy throughout the entire Third Reich, as a run-of-the-mill patriot.
It clearly demonstrates the inadequacy of responses that try to exculpate the church from involvement ("it was the work of individuals who did not truly represent the church") but also shows the inadequacy of simply blaming religion, as if that in itself was an explanation of why things happened as they did.
DOES Dari Taylor think that by publishing her own expenses before the general release date she will somehow exculpate any hint of excess in her claims?
This is a film whose essential metaphorical thrust is to exculpate Nazi-era Germans from knowing complicity in the Final Solution," Contactmusic quoted Ron as writing in online magazine Slate.
No details were given regarding the expected substance of their testimony or how it would exculpate Defendant.
His admission at the weekend that it looks worse for us than at any time since the great freeze of the bitter economic winter of 1947-48 was as breathtaking as his attempt to exculpate the New Labour crew who remain on the bridge as we head for the icebergs.
Lazar-Moore said the defense had failed to establish "a reasonable possibility" that the lost evidence would have tended to exculpate Mr.
46) The statute sets down the blanket rule that a corporation may exculpate a director from monetary liability for breach of fiduciary duty as a director.