Did Stabler get preferential treatment?

The Mobile Press Registers reports that legal experts are questioning a judge’s rulings that lead to the former Alabama Quarterback Kenny Stabler’s DUI acquittal.

Stabler refused the breath test in June after a Robertsdale police officer pulled over his SUV on Ala. 59. Such a refusal can be used by the prosecution to make its case during the subsequent driving-under-the-influence trial.

But on Oct. 22, acting Robertsdale Municipal Judge James Sweet ruled Stabler’s refusal as inadmissible because officers had failed to monitor him for 20 minutes after his arrest as required.

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