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le·gal du·ty

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  1. legal dutynoun

    acts which the law requires be done or forborne

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  1. Prime Minister May:

    We have listened to campaigners and parents, and are putting a legal duty of care on internet companies to keep people safe.

  2. Ben Emmerson:

    As a matter of international law, the U.S. is legally obliged to bring those responsible to justice, the U.S. Attorney General is under a legal duty to bring criminal charges against those responsible.

  3. Wilbur Ross:

    I determined that the importance of that goal outweighed any potential decrease in self-response rates that may result from people violating their legal duty to respond to the decennial census.

  4. Los Angeles:

    These officers had a legal duty to Mr. Bronstein, he was in custody. We believe that they failed their duty and their failure was criminally negligent, causing his death.

  5. Wilbur Ross:

    Obtaining complete and accurate information for use in determining citizen age voting populations to enforce the Voting Rights Act is a legitimate government purpose, i determined that the importance of that goal outweighed any potential decrease in self-response rates that may result from people violating their legal duty to respond to the decennial census.

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