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Illinois Lawyers Say DUI Law Needs Tweaking

The Illinois State Bar Association wants the state’s DUI law changed. Supporters of changes to part of the state’s law on driving under the influence think they have a pretty good example to hold up.

Three years ago, a father was charged with homicide after his son died in a car accident caused by another driver in the north eastern Illinois town of Lake Island. Scott Shirey’s car was hit by a distracted driver: and though not at fault in the accident, a blood test showed Shirey had marijuana in his system. He had smoked pot one month before the fatal accident.

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