Respondeat superior: “A common-law doctrine that makes an employer liable for the actions of an employee when the actions take place within the scope of employment.” Source: legal-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com
Good evening Angela,
Excellent issue, as always. I especially appreciate the reminder about “respondeat superior” – the publisher is legally bound by what the editor says and, on the off-off-chance the editor really misrepresented the publisher’s wishes, the publisher needs to honor what the editor promised.
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