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Resource ID: #19323
Subject: query failed
Source: News-Democrat (Belleville
Date: April 25-27


Drunken drivers are processed through Illinois metro-east courtrooms without losing their licenses. The reason is that judges disregard Illinois' strict DUI law which calls for automatic suspensions, and agree to plea bargains that allow drunken drivers to keep their licenses. Pawlaczyk reports that those who get the deals often are the worst offenders.

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