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A general perception of drunk driving charges is that they inevitably result in convictions. People may ask, “How, after all, can you argue with a blood test or a breath test?” Or, “There you are, on camera, flubbing your field sobriety test; how can you argue against a drunk driving conviction?”
It is no secret that Arizona has some of the toughest laws in the nation when it comes to charges of driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. We have written on our blog about people who have run afoul of these laws, and the punishments that courts have meted out to them upon conviction.
There is a first time for everything, as the saying goes, and if you are reading this perhaps you may be experiencing your first charge for drunk driving in the state of Arizona. You may be wondering, “What might happen to me?”
In the span of about a month, two prominent Arizona athletes were arrested on DUI charges. While both were drunk driving charges, one of the athletes was charged with “super extreme DUI.” At first glance, this term may remind you of a movie where a fraternity was put on “double secret probation.”