Affluenza — it’s the one word that may have kept Ethan Couch out of jail. But now, several Texas lawmakers want to ban the controversial tactic from being used in court again.
The North Texas teen responsible for a drunken crash that killed four people and severely injured two others will serve no jail time.
The teenager sentenced to probation in a drunk driving crash that killed four people will return to court on Wednesday, but the public may be locked out of the hearing.
Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst on Thursday called on a state Senate committee to study sentences for intoxication manslaughter cases after a teenager received probation for a wreck that killed four people.