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  • Drunk Driving Solution

    According to Mothers Against Drunk Driving or MADD, in the article “MADD-Drunk Driving,” “290,000 people are injured from drunk driving accidents yearly”. Out of those 290,000 people, about 10,000 people are killed from drinking and driving (Impaired Driving: Get the Facts). The loss of 10,000 people yearly could be prevented, only of people could make one choice. This choice affects 290,000 people yearly. The choice is to not drink and drive. Drunk driving is a problem all around the world that people turn a blind eye to. If only the world opened up their eyes to the seriousness of drunk driving, the deaths and casualties because of this action could decline. Once people fully understand that causes, effects, and solutions of drinking and driving, it will be evident that drinking and driving should be prohibited. Citizens of America and many other countries are driving while intoxicated which increases the chances of an accident. This causes many people to get seriously hurt or killed from the accidents. Many do not see the big issue with drinking and driving, but that same person is 46% more likely to crash after just one beer (Hodgekiss). Although over half of the people involved in drinking and driving problems have also been reported for binge drinking, which is usually five or more drinks for men and four or more for women (Drinking and Driving: A Crash Course). No matter how many drinks you have had, statistics show either way you are likely to crash because of them.…

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  • Drunk Drivers Case Study

    Drivers who drive under the influence take many individuals’ lives. If you take the risk to drive drunk, then you should be liable off all actions that you will be accounted for, by which mean take full responsibility of their actions. The reasons they need to take responsibility is they account for a large amount of unsuspected deaths. Just like Zane. Zane was a three-year-old little boy just beginning his life when a drunk driver fatally hit his father, when his family was traveling home. His…

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  • Laws Against Driving

    Laws against driving under the influence are created to save lives; however, even harsher laws may decrease the number of accidents. Everyday, people attempt to drink and drive while the lives in the car next to them are at risk and they would have no idea. Not having harsh enough laws established for drinking and driving can end up causing more harm because people who don’t get caught will do it again, it can cause damage to those involved, and it takes away from first responders of their…

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  • The Increasing Problem Of Drunk Driving

    “In 2014, 9,967 people were killed in alcohol-impaired driving crashes, accounting for nearly one-third (31%) of all traffic-related deaths in the United States” (Impaired Driving: Get the Facts). Looking at this statistic, which is one of many, driving while impaired is an enormous problem. There are ways to decrease the numbers significantly, these should, and need to be looked into. With people being unaware of the issue, they aren’t trying to help solve this issue, it will continue to get…

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  • Drunk Driving Repercussions

    that has been done. Even though many are seeing an increase in the penalties, I feel that we have a very long way to go. Just as the article stated from the Denver Post February 20, 2015 the Felony DUI bill faced a lot of obstacles. In the article it pointed out that just in Colorado alone, “In fiscal year 2014, more than 24,000 drunken driving cases were filed statewide and 90 percent led to convictions, according to state figures. But a lack of information about the timing of repeat offenses,…

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  • Drug Court Research Paper

    The first drug court was established in Miami-Dade, Florida in 1989 (National Association of Drug Professionals). Drug courts were established because of the “revolving door of drug use” and increasing recidivism rates. Drug courts have the ability to change a person’s life for the better by teaching them how to beat their addictions while providing the proper treatments for each offender. As a result, of the ongoing development of drug courts, it is unfair to expect the system to be…

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  • Summary: Erie County Court Internship

    During my Spring Semester I intern with Judge Francyzk in the Erie County Court in Buffalo, New York. This internship helped me shape my knowledge in the criminal justice system. In this internship I observed cases and trials and also reviewed legal documentations. Moreover, this internship was helpful because it opened new opportunities for my future in the long run. Throughout this internship I also got to determine what areas I am more interested and would like to pursue in the criminal…

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  • The Case Of Hugh Rich

    Dietrich was tried in Victorian County Court on three counts, one of which was importing into Australia more than a trafficable quantity of heroin. The trial lasted approx. 40 days, and throughout these days, he was unable to afford legal representation and was made to go to trial without counsel, having exhausted all attempts. Dietrich applied to Legal Aid Commission of Victoria, where his claim was rejected on the grounds that he was not willing to plead guilty to the charges. In response to…

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  • Philadelphia Movie Essay

    time this movie takes place says you can not be fired for disability. But, AIDS counts in that realm due to other cases that have been tried in courts around the nation. These cases give Andrew a real chance in getting his case heard in court, and without them, he would have had an even steeper up-hill battle to…

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  • My Cousin Vinny Analysis

    Koral Zazueta PSCI 231 Prompt 1 Court Proceedings in My Cousin Vinny The film My Cousin Vinny is a relatively accurate representation of criminal court proceedings. However, the jury selection process was not explicitly shown in the film. Furthermore, the film does not emphasize much of the pre-trial motions, the preponderance of evidence, or how the evidence was collected. The process of discovering relevant facts concerning the case was also deemphasized. The movie demonstrated details of the…

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