Unformatted text preview: Rational: Driving under the influence of alcohol is certainly a bad thing, but is generally considered a wonton negligent act, not a malice. Holding: No, the killing was considered a gross amount of negligent, which is an offense of no greater than involuntary manslaughter. Synthesis: Dissent/Concurrences: Poff, J. Concurring and Dissenting in part. He believes that there is a point, where negligence is so immoral, or so gross, that it is culpable as to imply a malicious intent to kill....
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This note was uploaded on 10/18/2011 for the course CRIM LAW 110 taught by Professor Wade during the Spring '11 term at California Western School of Law.
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