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What Are Effective DUI Defense Legal Strategies?

It would be a mistake to think that average people charged with driving under the influence (DUI) receive the same treatment as troubled actress Lindsay Lohan. Count that as a good thing, because even though it might seem as...more

Arizona Court Decision Affects DUI Defense

A recent court decision regarding blood alcohol content (BAC) readings provides Arizona drivers fighting DUI (driving under the influence) charges with a new avenue of defense. A person is guilty of DUI in Arizona if they...more

Supreme Court Rules That A Warrant Is Required For Drawing Blood From Drivers

The United States Supreme Court has ruled that police cannot take blood from a suspected drunken driver without a warrant, unless there are some special circumstances. In Wisconsin, police have previously taken blood from...more

BB&K Police Chief Bulletin: DUI Blood Test - Alcohol Dissipation Does Not Justify Warrantless Blood Test for Drunk Driving

Overview: The U.S. Supreme Court recently ruled that the natural dissipation of alcohol in the bloodstream did not necessarily create an exigent circumstance justifying a warrantless blood test in all DUI cases. Missouri...more

New Jersey’s Implied Consent Law - The Proof is in the Procedure

New Jersey’s Implied Consent Law requires that any person arrested for operating a motor vehicle on a public roadway or quasi-public area while intoxicated submit samples of his or her breath for chemical testing to determine...more

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