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Oklahoma Supreme Court strikes down new drunken driving law

 

December 20, 2017



OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Supreme Court has ruled that a new drunken-driving law that created a new program for first-time DUI offenders and abolished the appeals process for those trying to keep their licenses after a DUI arrest is unconstitutional.

In 5-4 decision, the state's highest court invalidated the Impaired Driving Elimination Act Tuesday because it violates a state constitutional guideline that legislation pertain to a single subject.

The court's majority opinion states the law contains 17 sections pertaining to, among other things, revocation of driver's licenses, igni...



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