Malfeasance: Legal Definition & Examples


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Malfeasance is an act that is ____________________.

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1. Which of the following is true about criminal malfeasance in criminal court?

2. Corporate malfeasance can apply to which of the following people:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test your understanding of malfeasance with this convenient quiz and worksheet. The quiz includes questions about both criminal and corporate malfeasance.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be tested on the following topics:

  • Type of act malfeasance is considered
  • Criminal malfeasance in criminal court
  • Who corporate malfeasance can apply to
  • Similarities between misfeasance and malfeasance in Tort Law
  • An example of malfeasance

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about malfeasance
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about who corporate malfeasance applies to and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding misfeasance and malfeasance in Tort Law

Additional Learning

Delve further into this topic by reviewing the lesson titled Malfeasance: Legal Definition & Examples. Here's the type of information you'll find in this lesson:

  • Examples of corporate malfeasance
  • Medical malpractice as an act of criminal malfeasance
  • Malfeasance in office