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Massachusetts OUI Law


Drunk driving or operating under the influence (OUI) is a serious crime in Massachusetts. As such, you could face license suspension, steep fines, and even jail. In Massachusetts operating under the influence (OUI), also known as driving under the influence (DUI), results in mandatory driver’s license suspension.

Below is a sample case of OUI in Massachusetts as interpreted by a lawyer in our firm.

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Phelps v. Commonwealth

Facts:

A single justice referred to the full court the Commonwealth's petition, filed in the Supreme Judicial Court, Boston (Massachusetts), in which it sought to have set aside certain partial verdicts rendered in defendant's prosecution for vehicular homicide and operating under the influence (OUI) causing serious bodily injury.

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Holdings:

The Massachusetts Court made the following holding:

  • The offense of operation of a motor vehicle while under the influence of liquor causing serious bodily injury, pursuant to Mass. Gen. Laws ch. 90, § 24L(1), requires proof that the defendant was both under the influence of liquor and operating recklessly or negligently so as to endanger, and that such operation caused serious injury to the victim. That statute provides for only one form of misdemeanor, the crime of operating while under the influence of liquor causing serious bodily injury. Mass. Gen. Laws ch. 90, § 24L(2).
  • The verdict is the formal decision of the jury, empaneled and sworn to try the case, as reported to the court. The verdict which determines the rights of the parties, and is admitted of record, and upon which judgment is rendered, is the verdict received from the lips of the foreman in open court. A poll provides adequate evidence of the free and unanimous assent of the jury to the verdict, which is the purpose of the various customs and rituals that surround the taking of a verdict.

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We will do our absolute best to help you get the best result possible based on the facts of your case. The lawyers in our law firm have the necessary experience to assist you with this matter.

Disclaimer:

These summaries are provided by the SRIS Law Group. They represent the firm’s unofficial views of the Justices’ opinions. The original opinions should be consulted for their authoritative content.

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Mr. Gilmore earned his law degree at Boston University School of Law, one of the top law schools in the country. He obtained his undergraduate degree at Assumption College with a double major in Political Science and Philosophy. Prior to attending law school, he was a Bodily Injury Claims Adjuster with a large national insurer. Mr. Gilmore’s previous legal experience includes the Cape and Islands District Attorney’s Office and the Committee for Public Counsel Services-Trial Division. More about Gilmore

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