Criminal Law Keyed to Bonnie
City of Auburn v. Hedlund
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Hedlund hosted a party where the guests were drinking in excess and a camcorder was being passed around to record the events that night. Hedlund’s mother ended the party and the guests were ordered to leave. Hedlund got in a vehicle with a person who had been drinking was behind the wheel; the events of the night were still being recorded. The driver crashed the car and the passengers in the car died, while Hedlund sustained serious head injuries. Hedlund was convicted as an accomplice to DUI and the court of appeals reversed. The City of Auburn appealed.
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