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Resource ID: #16813
Subject: Alcohol
Source: Herald-Leader (Lexington, Ky.)
Date: July 23-29, Oct.29-30



About 200 people died in alcohol-related traffic accidents in Kentucky in 1999. An investigation by the Herald-Leader reveals that many of the DUI defendants have their charges dismissed or amended simply because judges and prosecutors are not following a state law. "Nearly one out of every five DUI cases in Kentucky is dismissed or amended down to a lesser charge... there are many reasons for the dismissing or amending charges... in many cases, judges and prosecutors have simply gone easy on DUI defendants."

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