In Theodore Boone, John Grisham mentions several laws, such as about putting flyers on poles, drunk driving, and other random laws. How accurate are these? Are real laws, anywhere?
Theo pressed on, "The law clearly states that permits must be approved for posters and flyers dealing with politicians and people who are running for office, but not for anything else. These flyers are legal as long as they are taken down within ten days. That's the law."
The Abduction, chapter 4
"What was his BAC?"
"His blood alcohol content."
"Oh, that. Does point zero nine sound right?"
"Yes. The limit is point zero eight, so he's in trouble. First offense?"
"Why heavens yes, Theo...
"Some of the cops like to scare people. Your brother will not get ten days. He'll pay a fine of six hundred dollars, lose his license for six months, go to driving school, and a year from now his record can be expunged. Did he spend the entire night in jail?"
"Yes. I can't imagine..."
"Then there's no more jail time...
Kid Lawyer, chapter 22