Most of us like to separate ourselves from the word "crime." I'd never commit a crime, we say.
When our forefathers created the Constitution, they did so with a great eye toward freedom and unfair prosecution of crimes. As such, they laid out some very specific amendments that help you guarantee those rights. But it is up to you to protect them--not up to the cops who are investigating a crime.
California's laws on drinking and driving are strict. Even a first-time offense could alter every aspect of your life. There are ways to fight DUI charges but it is important to understand the extent of the penalties you could be facing. Here is what every driver should know about California DUIs: