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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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Are you concerned about the consequences of being charged with OUI in Massachusetts?

For a lot of our clients, a charge of OUI can result in the loss of their job, their security clearance, etc.

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If you have been charged with a criminal offense of OUI in Massachusetts and you are wondering what the penalty is in MA, contact our law firm for help.

Contact our law firm today to speak with a lawyer today about your Criminal Case. An attorney from our firm will do his best to help you.

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.

Smith v. Commonwealth

Facts:

Defendant was involved in a motor vehicle accident in Boston in which two people were killed. He was charged with operating under the influence (OUI) of alcohol; vehicular homicide while under the influence of alcohol; vehicular homicide by negligent operation; operating to endanger; and operating after the suspension of his license. After a bench trial, defendant was found guilty only of vehicular homicide by negligent operation and operating after suspension.

If you are facing a traffic case in Massachusetts, contact a SRIS Law Group lawyer for help. You can reach us at 888-437-7747

Holdings:

The Massachusetts Court made the following holding:

  •  A motion for a required finding of not guilty will be allowed only where the evidence is insufficient as a matter of law to sustain a conviction on the charge. Mass. R. Crim. P. 25(a). The appellate court reviews the evidence in the light most favorable to the prosecution to determine whether any rational trier of fact could have found the essential elements of the crime beyond a reasonable doubt. A conviction may rest entirely on circumstantial evidence.
  • It is well within the trial judge's discretion to deny a mistrial on the ground of prosecutorial misconduct and to rely on appropriate curative instructions even in the case of intentional misstatements by the prosecution.

An attorney from our firm will do his best to help you.

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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