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Probation Sentence Sparks Outrage with MADD


The Idaho branch of the non-profit organization MADD, or Mothers Against Drunk Driving, were outraged by the sentence given to Adam Paulsen on January 14. On Monday, the Fourth District Judge Deborah Bail granted Paulsen probation with a suspended 15-year … Continue reading

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Bam Margera Pleads Not Guilty to DUI


On Wednesday, Jackass and Viva La Bam star Brandon Cole (Bam) Margera entered a not guilty plea to his DUI charges from last month. Margera was charged with his first DUI on January 7th. He is facing one count of … Continue reading

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Tennessee DUI Fees Ruled Unconstitutional


A landmark decision came from the Tennessee Criminal Court of Appeals on Tuesday with the opinion that Tennessee’s DUI conviction fee system is unconstitutional. The fee system awards $250 to the Bureau of Investigation for every successful DUI conviction. The … Continue reading

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Study Compares the Strictest States on DUI


A study released by WalletHub comparing the strictest states on DUI finds that California is right in the middle. The study compared drunk driving penalties across the US, including minimum jail time provisions for first and following convictions, license suspensions, … Continue reading

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Prosecutor Refusing to Release Dash Cam Footage of DUI


San Francisco prosecutors are refusing to release California Highway Patrol dashboard camera (dash cams) footage of a May 12th DUI arrest. The public defender on the case, Jeff Adachi, is arguing that the withholding of the footage violates the First Amendment. Continue reading

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