I personally think the judge should be held in contempt. The law doesn't say a person HAS to blow a .08 to be impaired. If the circumstances prove that he was "appreciably impaired", and I think they do in this case, then he should have been convicted. But, money talks and therefore he walked. Money and power corrupt. Anyone driving around on the rim and failing those field sobriety tests and outright admitting to mixing heavy prescriptions with alcohol should have been convicted.
Maybe it will be the judge's family that he hits and kills some night out there. Do your think the verdict would be different then?
I personally think the officer did the right thing and if the judge takes on a personal grudge about this, then he doesn't deserve to be a sitting judge.
This guy is dangerous. I think MADD should get behind this one and this judge's record on DWI cases like this.
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