Arguments Against Stricter Laws

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Works Cited Appleman, Avery. "Minnesota DUIs at Lowest Levels in 20 Years." Web blog post. Minnesota Criminal Defense Law Blog. N.p., 4 Sept. 2014. Web. 09 Dec. 2014. Avery Appleman is the author of an article on the Minnesota Criminal Defense Law Blog. This article is very informative and helped support my argument that stricter laws would be more effective than most laws today. It gave the number of DUI arrests years before stricter laws were enforced and compared it to the number of DUI arrests recently. This source was very reliable for my argumentative paper. Bowles, Scott. "Judges Driven to Extremes to Curb Drunken Drivers." USA TODAY. Feb. 15 1998: n.p. SIRS Issues…show more content…
The main focus of this article was to talk about repeat drunk driver offenders. I found this source to be very useful to support my argument. The writer gave a specific example of a guy who is a repeated offender, and this was the example I was able to use to support my argument. Carlisle, Angela. "Staggered Sentencing For Repeat Dwi Offenders: A New Weapon In The War Against Drunk Driving." Hamline Journal Of Public Law & Policy 25.1 (2003): 97-113. Academic Search Complete. Web. 20 Nov. 2014. Angela Carlisle is the author of this article in the peer reviewed journal of Public Law & Policy. Her article primarily focused on ways to prevent drinking and driving. She also discussed what is already being done with these offenders and if these punishments were effective or not. The main part of her article that I used is the fact that jail time does no good for DWI offenders. Cleary, Jim, and Rebecca Pirius. "An Overview of Minnesota 's DWI Laws." Overview of Minnesota 's DWI Laws (2008): n. pag. Minnesota House of Representatives. Nov. 2008. Web. 5 Dec.…show more content…
This website uses very reliable sources and I have found this website to be very resourceful for this paper. This website list ever states’ driving laws and limits. I used this site to describe what the legal BAC limit is. Fulkerson, Andrew. "Ignition Interlock Monthly Data Reports." International Journal Of Police Science & Management 11.1 (2009): 108-122. Academic Search Complete. Web. 20 Nov. 2014. Andrew Fulkerson is the author of this article in the peer reviewed Journal of Police Science & Management. His article was a study to determine whether or not the ignition interlock device was effective. He compared these results to the results from people who did not have this device in their car that were DWI offenders. I found this source useful so I could explain why this device should be used in more states. Hanson, David J. "Drunk Driving: We Can Prevent It." Drunk Driving: We Can Prevent It. N.p., n.d. Web. 29 Sept. 2014. David Hanson is the writer of this article. He explains how there is not enough being done to prevent drinking and driving. I found this source useful to support my argument that these offenders need more than just a punishment; they need treatment as
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