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DUI Defendants Waiting to Be Cleared for 3 Years


How have some DUI defendants not gotten a chance to prove their innocence, even three years after their initial arrest? One Atlanta, Georgia woman knows this situation too well. Lauren Thomas was arrested in May 2015 for DUI, even though … 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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Prosecutor of DUIs is Fired After Own DUI Arrest


The city prosecutor of Eugene, Oregon was fired last week after a recent DUI arrest. Dan Barkovic was fired by the City Manager even though it has yet to be decided whether DUI charges will be filed against him. Continue reading

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Even Prosecutors are Assumed Guilty When Arrested For DUI


On December 23, 2010, an Illinois State’s Attorney (prosecutor) was stopped by police after the police had received a phone call or calls that the prosecutor’s car was crossing the center line.  There is no information that the police officer … Continue reading

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What should a prosecutor not say or do in closing argument?


In a jury trial, the prosecutor gets to explain how the defendant is guilty after all the evidence has been presented. This is called closing argument.  Prosecutors have bounds in which they have to stay.  According to the National Prosecution … Continue reading

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