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LaDoris Cordell speaks out on drunk-driving legislation

Oct 19 2009

Announcing another OpEd Project success! On September 22, LaDoris Cordell published an op-ed essay, "Baby, You Can't Drive Your Car. A judge's favorite punishment for drunken drivers - ignition-interlock" in Slate.com. Cordell speaks both from personal experience as the victim of a drunk driver and as the first judge in the state of California to order the installation of the ignition-interlock systems. She advocates that the governor sign the bill requiring judges to order installation of the devices. Cordell is a graduate of the Clayman Institute OpEd Project Seminar.

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