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Getting a DUI is an embarrassing experience, but maybe not as embarrassing as having to relive your drunken driving arrest on a job application.

Not all drunken driving incidents are created equal, however, and it may be possible for you to legally avoid the topic of DUI without committing fraud.

Sharpen your pencils for these tips on whether you have to disclose DUI arrests or convictions on job applications:

Community service isn't something you have to be ordered to do, but for many it is an alternative to jail time.

However, not every act of community work will necessarily qualify as "community service" when it's ordered by a court, and it may not be available to every criminal offender who wants to avoid jail or prison.

So what exactly is community service in the eyes of the criminal justice system? And when can you get it?

A Texas man who infected a 15-year-old girl with HIV has been sentenced to 95 years in prison.

Matthew Louis Reese, 31, of Dallas, pleaded guilty Tuesday to three serious felony charges related to the statutory rape of a girl and not informing her of his HIV-positive status. The Dallas Morning News reports that Reese's convictions resulted in a 95-year prison sentence, and he won't be eligible for parole until he's served at least half of his time.

What's the legal basis for Reese's weighty sentence?

Debtors prisons were outlawed in the 1800s, and the U.S. Supreme Court, as recently as 1983, has said that a person cannot be imprisoned for not being able to pay their fine.

It goes without saying then, that you can't get sent to jail for not paying your court-ordered fine, right?

Don't count on it.

What happens if you violate your probation?

In criminal cases, a judge will often grant probation, releasing a defendant convicted of a crime back into the community under certain restrictions. Conditions of probation can include drug testing, meeting with a probation officer, and electronic location monitoring -- anything a judge deems reasonable and appropriate.

If you fail to adhere to those conditions, you could just get off with a slap on the wrist -- or you could fare much worse. Here are five potential consequences of a probation violation:

An ex-teacher's one-month rape sentence was illegal, Montana's Supreme Court ruled Wednesday. Stacey Dean Rambold is now set be resentenced by a different judge, CNN reports.

Rambold, who was 49 at the time of the incident, pleaded guilty to raping a 14-year-old girl who later committed suicide. Rambold was originally sentenced to just 30 days in jail.

Why does this convicted rapist teacher need to be resentenced?

A botched execution in Oklahoma led to the grisly death of a Death Row inmate on Tuesday.

There had actually been two executions set for Tuesday, but after Clayton D. Lockett suffered complications in the execution chamber and later died of a heart attack, the planned execution of Charles F. Warner was stayed, reports The New York Times.

What went wrong in this Oklahoma execution?

A New York man wrongly convicted of murder more than 24 years ago was freed on Tuesday after a judge vacated the decades-old conviction.

Jonathan Fleming, 51, was found guilty in a Brooklyn killing in 1989, despite the fact that he had an alibi that placed him in Florida at the time of the shooting, reports CNN.

Now that he's been freed, what is Fleming's next legal move?

White House Shooter Sentenced to 25 Years

The White House shooter was sentenced to 25 years in prison for weapons charges and for placing lives in jeopardy.

Although Oscar Ramiro Ortega-Hernandez, 23, of Idaho Falls, Idaho was originally charged with attempting to assassinate the president, but the charges were reduced pursuant to a plea bargain, according to Reuters.

Ortega-Hernandez's criminal charges are considered terrorism-related acts.

Drunken driving crashes can often be fatal, elevating a simple DUI to a full-blown murder charge.

Case in point: A drunken driver in Colorado accused of killing a 17-year-old boy in an accident Monday is now facing a first-degree murder charge for his alleged actions, reports The Denver Post. Ever Olivos-Gutierrez, 40, lacks a drivers license and has incurred "numerous" DUIs prior to Monday's fatal crash.

So when can a DUI be charged as murder?