Talk:Legal liability

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Status of legal liability.[edit]

If liability is not observable in a state of affairs, then it arises by ascription or utterance. Simply ascribing (i.e. writing to - from the Latin 'ad scribere') liability to B doesn't establish the state of affairs where B is liable and therefore doesn't establish the truth of the sentence 'B is liable' just as simply saying "The cat is sitting on the mat" doesn't establish the state of affairs where the cat is sitting on the mat and therefore doesn't establish the truth of the sentence 'The cat is sitting on the mat'. The process is one of magical incantation i.e. saying it's so makes it so. Ash101.103.70.184 (talk) 17:40, 25 August 2012 (UTC)


Why is Accounting Listed on the Right[edit]

I don't understand why the "Accounting" navigation box appears on the right side of the page. I can see some relevance, but accounting only comes up in once facet of liability, and the overwhelming presence of that box--I think--detracts from the substance of this page. Holding-Aces-22 (talk) 17:52, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

  • I agree that the accounting navigation box serves no purpose here. I went ahead and boldly removed it. Thanks so much for your help improving this article! All the best, -- Notecardforfree (talk) 18:50, 29 November 2016 (UTC)