SJC judges pose dismissal of 27,000 tainted drunk driving convictions

Prosecutors says breathalyzer case different from drug lab scandals

THERE IS NO QUESTION that for years, state breathalyzer tests were not certified correctly, and Massachusetts’ Office of Alcohol Testing acted egregiously when it withheld evidence about failed calibrations of breathalyzers. But what happens to all those drunk driving cases where breathalyzer evidence was used?  The Supreme Judicial Court on Wednesday heard arguments in a(...)

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