Verbatim
California Lawyer

Verbatim

March 2014

"We are not sure how a parent should teach his child a lesson. But we are sure how not to do it. Do not pull the trigger of a firearm held to the child's head, even if the firearm is unloaded."

-Justice Kenneth R. Yegan writing for a unanimous panel of the California Court of Appeal, affirming convictions on threat and weapons charges for the way a defendant disciplined his teenage son and stepson in People v. Culbert (218 Cal. App. 4th 184, 187 (2013)).

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