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Do the Police Need a Warrant to Get My Blood? #ArizonaDUIAttorney

As an Arizona DUI attorney, I routinely represent clients whose blood has been taken without their permission. In some cases, the police officers have obtained a telephonic search warrant. In other cases, the officers simply...more

The End Of Wining And Dining: Will The BAC Be Lowered To .05 Percent?

Nationwide, the blood alcohol level (BAL) or blood alcohol concentration (BAC) limit has been set at .08 percent. This means that if you have a BAC of .08 percent or higher, you are legally intoxicated and it is unlawful for...more

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

New Jersey DUI Blood Sampling Law In Flux

The common police tactic of getting blood or urine samples from individuals suspected of driving under the influence (DUI) is currently in flux....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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