A driving under the influence, or DUI, conviction can make it difficult or more expensive to get to work, may lead to suspension of a professional license, can cause missed work for mandatory court appearances and treatment, and may make an applicant seem less appealing for a job. In the case of a DUI defendant with a commercial driving license, or CDL, a DUI may cause a revocation of the CDL and loss of employment.Know More
In addition to suspending the license of those who are convicted of DUI, thus making it harder to get to a job, many insurance companies also refuse to insure a driver with a DUI conviction or will only write a policy at an exorbitant price, assuming the driver is able to keep his license. This adds to the expense of getting to work, or may make getting to work via bus or other public transportation complicated.
Some professional licenses may be revoked if a licensee is convicted of DUI. Lawyers, doctors, nurses and others may find themselves without the ability to work, depending on the state and the profession, when a professional license is revoked.
In some states, conviction of a crime is grounds for termination. In those states, a plea of guilty or finding of guilty may put an end to the relationship between a boss and employee.Learn more about Crime
Second degree forgery is considered to be a felony crime and does not necessitate the presentation of the forged documents for conviction. The type of document forged determines the degree of a forgery charge. Common second degree forgery documents are deeds, wills, contracts, medical prescriptions, public records and credit cards.Full Answer >
The murder trial of Jodi Arias ended with her conviction of first-degree murder, but the jury could not reach a unanimous verdict in the penalty phase. A sentencing retrial ended in a hung jury, and Judge Sherry Stephens sentenced Arias to life in prison without the possibility of parole.Full Answer >
After conviction, a DUI stays on a driver's record in Georgia forever. Drivers get a DUI if they are pulled over and have a blood alcohol count of 0.08 percent or higher.Full Answer >
While the punishment for a second conviction of driving under the influence varies from state to state, most states do impose jail time for people convicted of a second DUI, says Nolo. Drivers also face license revocation after the conviction of a second DUI charge.Full Answer >