Ernie Chambers filibuster sinks bill to allow flashing lights for citizen patrols
Sens. Ernie Chambers, left, and Scott Lautenbaugh
Posted: Thursday, January 23, 2014 12:00 am
Updated: 11:26 am, Tue Mar 25, 2014.
LINCOLN — Tax evasion can result in professional discipline against a lawyer in Nebraska, but first-time drunken driving cannot.
If state lawmakers approve a bill that makes driving under the influence a violation of an attorney's professional conduct, they will violate the Nebraska Constitution, said Amy Martinez, president-elect of the Nebraska State Bar Association.
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Thursday, January 23, 2014 12:00 am.
Updated: 11:26 am.