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Class3_Week2_Disussion2_1 - Read"Issues in Social Problems...

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Read "Issues in Social Problems" on page 121 of your text. Larry Mahoney served ten years in the Kentucky state prison at La Grange. In at least four paragraphs, prepare your discussion around the case questions: Do you think this was just? Instead of going to prison, do you think that he should have been fined and had his driver's license revoked? Or should he have been given the death sentence, as some prosecutors demanded? What do you think would have been appropriate? Respond to at least two of your classmates' postings. 27 counts of manslaughter in the 2 nd degree 16 counts of assault in the 2 nd degree 27 counts of wanton endangerment in the 1 st degree The penalty for second-degree manslaughter is 5 to 10 years in prison. (Kentucky) Class C Felony 135years The penalty for second-degree assault is 5 years. Class C Felony 80 years Wanton endangerment Class D Felony  1-5 years 27 years Larry Mahoney chose to drink that night and Larry Mahoney also chose to drive  that night after several alcoholic beverages. He had no memory of the crash; he had to be  reminded of the events after waking up in the hospital the next day 
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