Lawsuit accuses DMV of unconstitutional practices. If the lawsuit prevails, the Nevada DMV may also be sued for unconstitutional practices.
Many Californians don’t realize that the DMV has the power to take away their drivers license following a DUI arrest via a procedure called an administrative suspension. Though the suspension can be challenged at a special hearing, in most cases drivers don’t even realize they need to take this step.
Ignorance of the law combined with what many consider unconstitutional DMV policies often lead to unfair and undeserved license suspensions.
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Last month, the California DUI Lawyers Association filed a lawsuit against the DMV. The suit contends that allowing a DMV employee to serve as prosecutor and judge in the administrative suspension process violates the constitutional rights of Californians. It also claims that the DMV pressures employees to decide cases against drivers rather than considering…
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