Legal Question in Criminal Law in North Carolina

. Five Commerce City police officers were summoned to break up a disturbance at a local party of teenagers. At the party, Ralph Crowe, who had consumed eight cups of beer and three cups of alcoholic punch, became rowdy and had to be detained by the officers. The police released Ralph after receiving the assurances of his brother Eddie that he would drive Ralph home. After leaving the party, Eddie allowed Ralph to take the wheel. Instead of going home, Ralph drove to the site of another party where he lost control of the car and ran down six people. The police officers were sued for negligence in releasing of Ralph. Did the five officers owe a duty to the six victims of Ralph's drunk-driving accident

Asked on 9/13/13, 12:43 pm

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Kenneth Love Ken Love Law
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9/13/13, 4:33 pm

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