Unformatted text preview: girl? Rule: If the drag racer had proximate cause link to the death, then manslaughter could be charged. Rational: Drag racing only requires a proximate cause, not a “direct casual connection.” Holding: Yes, Mr. McFadden’s drag racing with Mr. Sulgrove increased both Sulgrove’s speed and recklessness because of the heat of competition with Mr. McFadden. The evidence proved in favor of the state, that McFadden had a proximate cause to the death of Sulgrove and the 6 year old girl. Synthesis: Dissent/Concurrences:...
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- Spring '11
- Drag racing, Don Garlits, direct casual connection, Mr. McFadden, Mr. Sulgrove