Sofia Ribeiro Branco (Partner) writes an article for the newspaper Económico about the determination of criminal responsibility. 

"The inquiry comprises the set of steps to investigate the existence of a crime, to determine its agents and their responsibility, and to discover and collect the evidence that leads to the conclusion that there is sufficient evidence to accuse or not to have such evidence and to archive it.
In other words, before pointing out the potential criminal responsibility to someone, it is absolutely essential to find out the causes of the fall of the bridge, the stretch of road or the branch."

Read the article here.