I believe that false convictions occur more often than anyone will admit. Wrongful... more
I believe that false convictions occur more often than anyone will admit. Wrongful convictions are especially difficult when the charge is serious. One would think that the criminal justice system always treats the most serious allegations with the most fairness, but that is not the case. Those who are falsely charged can expect that the system will treat them most unfairly, and that the sta... view profile
If you are suspected of driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, you may be arrested for DUI (driving under the influence). Depending on the state, the specific crime is also called DWI (driving while intoxicated), OUI (operating under the influence), or OWI (operating while intoxicated). A DUI conviction has serious consequences (for example, losing your driving privileges); but an experienced DUI attorney can often get the charges dropped or reduced, or may be able to negotiate lesser penalties depending on your circumstances and your past history.