It's Official: BP Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter

Judge accepts deal, despite objections from victims' families

By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff

Posted Jan 29, 2013 1:06 PM CST

(Newser) – Corporations are people, my friend, and that means they can commit manslaughter. After listening to testimony from relatives of the 11 workers killed in the Deepwater Horizon disaster, a federal judge today approved BP's plea deal, allowing the oil giant to plead guilty to...   Read full story »


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