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Affluenza Teen Drunk Driver Sued By Victims 12/19/13 (money speech)

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    PUBLISHED ON DECEMBER 19, 2013

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    "A wealthy Texas teenager who got no jail time for killing four ped

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    PUBLISHED ON DECEMBER 19, 2013

    PROVIDED BY CNNNEXT.COM

    "A wealthy Texas teenager who got no jail time for killing four pedestrians while driving drunk still faces three civil lawsuits filed by victims' family members, NBC's Dallas affiliate reports.

    Many of those family members were outraged when 16-year-old Ethan Couch got probation after a psychologist testified he had "affluenza" — meaning he thought he was immune from punishment because he was rich.



    Couch's family may still be on the hook for millions in related civil litigation, though.

    (Unlike a criminal case, Couch can't be sentenced to jail or be found guilty.

    He could, however, be found liable and have to pay a monetary penalty.)"* The Young Turks hosts Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian break it down.



    *Read more here from Erin Fuchs / Business Insider:

    www.businessinsider.com/ethan-couch-faces-five-civil-suits-2013-12



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