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Granite Construction Co. v. Superior Court

California Courts of Appeals
197 Cal. Rptr. 3 (1984)


Facts

Granite Construction Co. (defendant) was building a power plant. An accident at the site resulted in the death of seven construction workers. A grand jury indicted Granite Construction for manslaughter. Granite Construction filed a petition with the court alleging that corporations were exempt from prosecution for manslaughter.

Rule of Law

Issue

Holding and Reasoning (Woolpert, J.)

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