DUI

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11:12 pm
Sun November 16, 2014

Illinois Lawyers Say DUI Law Needs Tweaking

The Illinois State Bar Association wants the state's DUI law changed. Supporters of changes to part of the state's law on driving under the influence think they have a pretty good example to hold up. 

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11:02 am
Mon July 9, 2012

Supreme Court rules a 'slight' deviation is enough for a DUI stop

state of Illinois

The Illinois Supreme Court has ruled in a DUI case that there is no specific required driving deviation to justify police making a traffic stop.

In 2008, Dennis Hackett was driving through Joliet when a sheriff's deputy pulled him over. The deputy said he saw Hackett's car cross a lane divider twice, so he stopped the car and charged Hackett with drunken driving.

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6:50 am
Mon July 9, 2012

Illinois Supreme Court rules on DUI stops

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state of Illinois

The state's highest court says police can pull someone over for a DUI stop, even if the driver only drifts slightly out of his or her lane. The ruling stems from a case out of Will County.

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