Criminal Law Keyed to Lee
People v. Decina
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Decina suffered from epilepsy and as a result had an epileptic seizure while he was driving his car. The seizure caused the car to speed up and hit a curb, which resulted in the car striking and killing four individuals. Decina was charged with criminal negligence while operating a motor vehicle and he appealed.
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