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- What Types of Conditions of Probation May a Judge Impose in a Georgia Criminal Case?
All too frequently, people ask us what types of conditions may be imposed by the Court as a condition of probation. Trial courts in Georgia criminal cases are vested with broad discretion to impose conditions of probation that it sees fit to address issues with a particular defendant.
- DUIs and Deportation
Many issues come up when someone is faced with a DUI but when you are not a permanent citizen, one of the biggest fears is deportation.
- If It’s Legal Is It Still a Nuisance?
As the landscape of marijuana legalization changes, the many related laws evolve accordingly. An Oregon court recently ruled that the smell of marijuana smoke cannot be considered inherently offensive.
- Driving Under the Influence of Drugs
While many people are familiar with the term DUI, meaning driving under the influence, this term is usually associated with alcohol. However, states also have additional laws or utilize the same laws as those pertaining to alcohol-related charges as those pertaining to driving under the influence of drugs. In states that have additional laws, these are sometimes abbreviated as DUID for “driving under the influence of drugs.”
- Consequences for Driving Under the Influence of Drugs
Driving under the influence of drugs may be incorporated as an independent statute or may be treated the same as driving under the influence of alcohol, depending on state law. In either event, a conviction for driving under the influence can carry significant consequences.
- Colorado Passes Felony DUI Bill
The Colorado state legislature recently passed a bill that is sitting on the governor’s desk waiting his signature.
- Why You Should Always Refuse Roadside Sobriety Tests
Virtually any time you are stopped and investigated for suspicion of DUI, the officer is going to ask you if you would be willing to perform Standard Field Sobriety Tests, otherwise known as Roadside Maneuvers.
- Medical Marijuana Allowed While on Probation
On May 8th, Governor Hickenlooper signed House Bill 1267 into law, which concerns the use of medical marijuana while an individual is on probation.
- Why Education is the Best Weapon Against Drunk Driving in Texas
Texas has more fatal car accidents involving alcohol than any other state. An approach focused on punishment and not education has not been effective in reducing the statistics.
- Inaccuracy in Georgia Breathalyzers
What Can Interfere with Breath Testing?