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DUI attorneys sue over Oklahoma's new drunken driving law

 


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A lawsuit filed Monday by four attorneys challenges the constitutionality of Oklahoma's new drunken driving law.

The lawsuit filed Monday against Gov. Mary Fallin, the Senate president pro tem, the House speaker, the state's public safety commissioner and two prosecutors asks the state Supreme Court to assume jurisdiction of the case, bypassing lower courts.

The bill signed into law by Fallin on June 8 abolishes the appeals process for people trying to keep their licenses after being arrested for DUI and takes effect Nov. 1. Fallin later issued an executive order allo...



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