Client was arrested for DUI (CGS 14-227) and Driving Under Suspension after the DUI (CGS 14-215(c)) which happened a few hours apart. CGS 14-215(c) carries a mandatory minimum of 30 days incarceration for the first offense. In chambers, the judge kept saying that under no circumstances would she grant a program because the 30 day jail sentence meant the legislature did not intend someone to use a program to earn a dismissal. Many judges believe this is the case. On the day of court, I thoroughly presented my client's case with an explanation as to why she was driving within a few hours of getting a DUI and the judge granted AR.