As the famous poet Alexander Pope once said, "to err is human, to forgive, divine." Some regard this quote as the reason to forgive people for the mistakes they have made in life. Unfortunately, some mistakes are not so easily forgiven, especially not those that violate our criminal laws.
Such was the case for the 19-year-old New York teen who was sentenced this month to five to 15 years in prison for his involvement in a fatal crash back in October 2012. Some of you may remember hearing about the crash that occurred along the Southern State Parkway in Long Island. The driver, then 17, is said to have been speeding when his car slammed into a tree along the roadway. Four of his teenage friends were killed in the crash.