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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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‘Affluenza’ DUI Teen Nears Prison Release


Ethan Couch, widely known as the “affluenza teen,” is set to be released on April 2 after serving a 720-day sentence for violating his probation for a 2013 drunken driving crash that killed 4 people. Couch will be released from … Continue reading

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Lakers’ Caldwell-Pope Misses Games Due to Misdemeanor


Lakers guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope says he won’t be able to play in three Los Angeles Lakers road games outside California in the next month due to an operating under the influence offense. Caldwell-Pope is under a 25-day restriction due to … Continue reading

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8th DUI Gets California Man 5 Years in Prison


The Santa Rosa Press Telegram has reported that a Northern California man has been sentenced to five years in a California state prison for his 8th DUI conviction. 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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