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One Step Closer to Closing A Loophole


Under current California Law, a person can be charged with up to four years in jail if they flee a scene of a crash with someone seriously injured. First proposed in February 2019 by Assemblyman Jim Patterson, bill AB-582 requests … Continue reading

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Cost of a DUI on the Rise


Sure, there’s the money spent on an attorney, the cost of which may vary in and of itself. There are the fines and fees imposed by the court, whatever that may be. But do people really consider how much a first time misdemeanor DUI will costs? Continue reading

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DUI’s Scarlet Letter


Some Texas judges, in their relatively broad sentencing discretion, have taken to shaming DUI offenders into rehabilitation. But is the intent to rehabilitate or to actually punish by embarrassment? Continue reading

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Woman Gets No Jail Time for DUI Death


19-year-old Ashly Nicole Rodriguez and several passengers had left a party where she had been drinking when her vehicle overturned. The victim, 19-year-old Aaron Michael Ellis, was fatally ejected from Rodriguez’s vehicle Continue reading

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