Category: MADD

  • Another Bad DWI Idea in Austin

    A backlog of thousands of Texas court cases. Drunken drivers convicted on lesser charges. Repeat DWI offenders who don’t have a record of a related conviction or treatment. Those are some examples of what’s bringing together a new coalition that includes Mothers Against Drunk Driving, prosecutors and defense attorneys who support a widespread change in […]

  • Judge Standley and the MADDing Crowd

    Defending People readers know that I am not fond of MADD. There are huge opportunity costs and unintended consequences inherent in a single-issue advocacy organization having the political power that MADD has. Now, using a little bit of that stick to bring a county criminal court judge in to talk to high school juniors about […]