Court Mulls Whether Defendant Can Be Too Drunk to Murder

, New York Law Journal

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The Court of Appeals on Tuesday considered the state of mind required for depraved indifference murder in the unfamiliar context of fatal motor vehicle accidents.

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  • West End Al

    Did the appellants know they were drinking?

    Did they know, or should they have known, that drinking can make you drunk?

    Were they forced or coerced into drinking to the point of inebriation?

    They have no case.

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