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- The Minnesota Commercial Driver and DWI
Minnesota DWI Laws can be very difficult for drivers that choose to drive under the influence of alcohol. But, they can be especially harsh for those individuals that possess a commercial driver's license.
- States with the Most Strict Marijuana Laws: Part 2 of 2
In the midst of marijuana reform, and even legalization in some states, there are many parts of the country whose marijuana laws remain stringent, and some states are even getting stricter.
- Michigan Implied Consent & Drunk Driving Laws: The Double Edge Sword
The Michigan Implied Consent statute has the power of a double-edged sword when added to the fines, costs and jail-time handed out for a drunk driving conviction. If a driver refuses to consent to a chemical test, they face a mandatory 12 month suspension, and 6 points on their driving record.
- Judge Rules DUI Field Tests Inaccurate
According to a recent report in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, on December 31, a Dauphin County Court of Common Pleas Judge ruled that machines, known as Breathalyzers and Intoxilyzers, cannot be considered accurate for specific blood-alcohol levels. He deemed readings between zero and 0.05 and readings above .15 percent potentially inaccurate.
- Insanity Defense Triggered by Underlying Drug Addiction in a General Intent Crime
A defense to a drug importation charge when crossing from Mexico to the United States at the San Ysidro Border. With a trial date set at the end of the month I began researching various defenses for a federal drug importation charge. The defense counsel has a duty to make reasonable investigations to ascertain the extent of any possible mental impairment.
- States Struggle to Establish Drugged Driving Laws
Although Maryland is not currently one of the states looking to pass a marijuana-specific drugged driving law, there are similar laws under review in other states, and itís likely only a matter of time before the debate makes its way to the Maryland state legislature.
- Maryland Needs More Effective Drug Sentencing Laws
All too frequently relatively innocent people are caught in a system that makes prison time the answer to a drug problem. Abandoning or modifying mandatory minimum drug sentencing in Maryland may be the only way to correct that injustice.
- Importance to Appoint an Eminent Lawyer for Drug Case
Drug charges can be of various types but penalties for each of them are quite harsh. Moreover, drug charges however minor it is can have adverse effects on career and life. So, it is important to counter such charges with Hollywood criminal lawyers. However, before appointing a lawyer be sure that he or she has adequate experience in this field.
- First Arrest by Pilotless Drone Raises Fourth Amendment Questions
The first American citizen to be arrested with the help of a pilotless drone in the U.S. is claiming his legal rights were violated when a drone flew overhead during a stand-off with police. Todayís citizens, including those in Maryland, have adopted as an integral part of their lives the new technology: the Web, mobile phones, tablets, etc. Much of this technology includes applications like GPS positioning.
- Most Americans in Favor of Medical Marijuana Laws
While several states like California have medical marijuana laws in place that allow the production, distribution and sale of medical marijuana for medicinal purposes under strict regulations, the federal administration does not allow the sale of marijuana for any kind of purpose. New research finds that as many as three quarters of all Americans support state medical marijuana laws, and want the federal administration to respect these laws.