A class-action lawsuit has been filed against a former Utah Highway Patrol trooper and her superiors alleging that she filed false DUI charges during her career.
The department fired Lisa Steed in November for alleged misconduct related to her duties.
It appears that dozens of members of Congress each and every year escape DWI/DUI arrests by invoking their congressional privilege of immunity (Article one, Section 6). The privilege was originally provided over 200 years ago to protect members of CongressRead more »
Indeed, many critics of the .08 policy predicted that the new law could make matters worse by using up scarce law enforcement resources to go after these new "drunk" drivers who don't pose much of a threat to highway safetyRead more »
In an incredibly rare move this week, the foreperson of a Harris County Grand Jury asked a bailiff to remove prosecutors so jurors could hear from a witness on their own about potentially faulty DWI tests. "They obviously believe that the DA's Office played a role in this case and that they can't be independent," said KTRK Legal Analyst Joel Androphy.Read more »
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. --
A mother calls 911 to report a drunken driver -- herself.
"I'm calling the cops on myself, because I can't drive drunk and went down the street driving with my kids."Read more »
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