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NEGLIGENT ESCAPE Definition & Legal Meaning

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An escape from confinement effected by the prisoner without the knowledge or connivance of the keeper of the prison, but which was made possible or practicable by the latter’s negligence, or by his omission of such care and vigilance as he was legally bound to exercise in the safe-keeping of the prisoner.

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