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A judge in Texas recently set off a firestorm when she sentenced a teenager to 10 years probation for killing four people in a drunk-driving crash. His defense that his judgment was impaired because of his privileged upbringing, or the “affluenza” defense. Rabbi Brad Hirschfield, President of CLAL and co-Founder and Executive Editor of TheWisdomDaily.com asks “Could we create a culture that combined fewer excuses and more compassion, greater accountability and more genuine understanding?”

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