"Under the Influence"

Number 24727
Subject Criminal Justice System
Source Dallas Morning News
State TX
Year 2010
Publication Date 8/15/2010; 8/16/2011; 8/17/2011
Summary Dallas County has the "third-highest rate" of alcohol-related driving deaths. Reporters for the Dallas Morning News revealed that about "40 percent" of those who are sentenced for "intoxication manslaughter" are given probation instead of serving jail time to ensure treatment. The people of Dallas do not always agree.
Category Contest Entry
Pages 17
Keywords DWI; manslaughter; drunk driving; probation; Dallas; Texas Department of Public Safety; Lexis Nexis
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