State Action Civil Rights -- See Also Government liability Here are entered works on the liability of the state for wrongful acts of officials. Works on criminal offenses committed by government officials in the performance of their duties are entered under Misconduct in office. Works on offenses against professional ethics or against discipline are entered under names of countries, cities, government departments, etc. with subdivision Officials and employees--Discipline. Works on specific offenses are entered under the name of the offense, e.g. Bribery. Works on the personal liability of government officials to the state or to individuals for wrongful acts committed in office are entered under Administrative responsibility.