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Drinking and Driving
Are State Laws Too Punitive? Last Aired: 11/5/2007

At the urging of victims’ rights groups, state legislatures have enacted laws that impose new consequences for those convicted of drunk driving, from increased jail time to special markers on license plates or publication of convictions on the Web. Other states are considering laws that would require all first-time offenders to install breathalyzers in their cars. Tune in to this edition of Justice
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Margot's Farewell
Thanks to all our listeners and guests who, over nine years, helped us begin a national conversation on the powers and limits of government, the relevance of our constitution, and the meaning of democracy. Thanks to Annenberg and NPR and, on a personal note, I also owe a debt to the two people who taught me political theory many years ago: Jack Schaar and Sheldon Wolin. –Margot Adler
 
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