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  • Asthmatic’s death forges new legal ground

    The Boston Globe - 05/18/2015

    “The question is: You fire into a crowd, it’s foreseeable that people would then run. Are you then accountable if it turns out one of the people who ran has asthma?” said Daniel S. Medwed, a Northeastern University criminal law professor. “Let’s take it another step. . . . It’s foreseeable that someone who ran for their life would get hit by a car. To what extent is that different? The fact that the means of death is unusual, does that matter when the fact of death is foreseeable?”

     

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