He said: "All the claims of misfeasance
in public office fail and they are dismissed."
Some Key Concepts Underlying Misfeasance
in a Public Office and Fiduciary Duties A.
in public office is a very peculiar tort.
The stable (as opposed to arbitrary) administration of the licensing scheme might well be described as a right to enjoy such licences as they have been granted, although it is suggested that Justice Rand's tort and its successor (known as the tort of misfeasance
in public office) are best approached not as mechanisms to protect legal rights or interests, but as mechanisms to discipline public officers for abuses of public power that they knew were inexcusable.
The tort of misfeasance
in a public office (sometimes referred to as abuse of office, abuse of power, or public misfeasance
) holds some historical interest, and it was critical in a series of election-rigging cases in the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.
This, in my view, could amount to "misfeasance
in public office" - if it could be proved.
The tort claims notice by Urban Moore of Eugene Skydivers claims the city and its officials caused "severe and substantial" losses to him and his company through "nonfeasance, misfeasance
, bad faith, denial of due process, interference with advantageous economic relations, defamation and breach of contract."
"A man aged 18 is claiming false imprisonment, malicious prosecution and misfeasance
in public office."
Weinmann, not surprisingly, can stuff your e-mail inbox to overflowing with horror stories of managerial misfeasance
. Still, in most health care organizations, fortunately, the atmosphere is far less charged, far less polarized, than in his worst-case scenarios.
Finally, as to pro-bono obligations, the Enron scandal and other well-publicized accounting misfeasance
or malfeasance have damaged the accounting profession's reputation in the public's eyes, which behooves CPAs to do what they can to restore the public's trust and admiration for the profession.
Look over employee reports of company mal- or misfeasance
for indications of fraud.
Responsibilities of investment fiduciaries have been brought to the forefront by recent misfeasance
and malfeasance in the investment community.