from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- abbr. driving under the influence (of drugs or alcohol)
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- Driving Under the Influence (of drugs or alcohol).
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A prefix attached to the name of a chemical element and forming with it a provisional name for a hypothetical element, which, according to the periodic system of Mendelejeff, should have such properties as to stand in the same group with the element to which the profix is attached and next but one to it.
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The boys are now 20 and 24, and while they have made some poor choices (a DUI is the worst thing) they are good young men.
I realize Horse's Ass and others are all worked up about it, but as a PR issue, a DUI is a DUI.
And I've said before that the DUI is the least of McGavick's flaws.
State police are investigating what they characterize as a DUI crash that injured three
"I think someone who has lost a child to a drunken driver might argue that a DUI is more serious than a 20-year-old resisting arrest."
Not surprising, they already do this in DUI cases in lots of jurisdictions and there are a whole lot more penalties associated with that.
Anyway, we; re at arond 1.5 million arrests in DUI alone.
I guess a DUI from the Sheriff was better than a couple of loads from a 12 gauge .....
DWI and DUI is the same thing, same charge - it all depends on what part of the country uses which term.
Given all of this, and taking into account the work, skill, and experience it takes to represent people in cases like this, charging $ 4,500 to defend someone on a DUI is not unreasonable.