Pennsylvania: Supreme Court rules that Robert J. Kidwell III who killed Daniel Gallagher while drunk driving, spent six months in the slammer, can keep his law license
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From Pocono Record
A Stroudsburg lawyer convicted in the January 2009 drunken driving death of a Bushkill man will receive a public censure from the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, but no suspension of his law license.
Robert J. Kidwell III, 32, pleaded guilty in October 2010 to driving under the influence and no contest to involuntary manslaughter. He served six months in Monroe County Correctional Facility — four months of that on daytime work release — in the death of Daniel Gallagher, 22.
Kidwell, who also was fined $500 plus court costs, was paroled in April 2011. He could have received at least three years in state prison had he been convicted of the more serious charge of vehicular homicide.
Kidwell, who had a blood alcohol level of 0.13 ….MORE