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Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1950 NO. 314 > Aug 3 1950

1. DOES FAILURE TO APPEAR IN COURT ON TRAFFIC MISDEMEANOR AFTER SIGNING PROMISE TO DO SO, CONSTITUTE A MISDEMEANOR? 2. IS REVOCATION OF OPERATOR'S LICENSE STAYED DURING APPEAL TO SUPERIOR COURT FROM CONVICTION IN JUSTICE COURT OF DRUNKEN DRIVING? 1. The present law is not sufficiently definite to describe the crime of failure to appear pursuant to notice and agreement. 2. Revocation of operator's license is not stayed during appeal to Superior Court from conviction of drunken driving in justice court.