The Boston Globe recently published an article on how difficult it is to prosecute OUI (Operating Under the Influence) cases in Massachusetts. OUI cases are commonly referred to as DUI (Driving Under the Influence) or drunk driving cases in other states.
One of the biggest challenges to prosecuting OUI cases is getting breath test results admitted into evidence. The burden and procedures of getting the breath test into a trial is very high. Read more about OUI case challenges in this article. Read more about Melanie’s Law, drunk driving penalties in Massachusetts, at this link to the Massachusetts State Government website.