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By Drew Hansen
ALEXANDRIA, VA. – A man convicted of drunken driving in Alexandria in 2009 is taking his case to the U.S. Supreme Court, according to The Washington Times.
Jean Paul Enriquez is challenging a March ruling from Virginia’s highest court that someone drunk at the wheel of a car parked on a public road with a key in the ignition is now automatically guilty of drunken driving.
Enriquez’s attorneys are arguing that the Virginia Supreme Court cannot retroactively criminalize an action without fair warning and that the ruling violates Enriquez’s right to due process.
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