Even though you understand the dangers of driving under the influence of alcohol, there may come a time when you make a mistake. For example, you could lose track of how many drinks you've consumed. As a result, this increases the likelihood of being arrested for driving under the influence.
A successful criminal defense could be just as much about the facts as it is about gaining the trust and/or sympathy of the jury. If a defendant walks into court looking dirty and disheveled, he or she might be as innocent as can be, but the jury could judge him or her based on surface-level factors.
Drug possession charges can drastically affect a student's future opportunities and privileges. Although the tide seems to be turning on public opinion of relatively low-level drugs like marijuana, drug possession charges of any kind are still quite serious and remain among the most heavily punished nonviolent charges available.
Most people realize that drinking and driving is a big mistake. Even so, many people drink alcohol, get behind the wheel of their car and find themselves in trouble with the police.