DWI suspects have way to thwart prosecutors
Karisa King: Express-News
In Texas, it was no isolated act of defiance by a courthouse insider.
That loophole, and increasingly strict laws and stiffer financial penalties for DWI convictions, have spurred more defendants across the state to fight their charges at trial.
In Bexar County, the impact has been sorely felt.
"The acquittals make me pull my hair out," District Attorney Susan Reed said.