Charges in California boat fire may hinge on 1838 law. Here's why
Wednesday, 11 September 2019 () An arcane statute from 1838 may be applied in determining criminal liability in the case of the Southern California boat fire. Here's what you need to know about the law.
All six crewmembers were asleep aboard a scuba diving boat off the Southern California coast when a fire broke out in the middle of the night, killing 34 people who were trapped in a bunkroom below the..