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- 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.
- 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?
- Understanding Drug Crimes and Possession of Marijuana in Boise, Idaho
The simplest drug crime is possession of a controlled substance, like marijuana. In order to convict, a prosecutor must show that the accused did more than just touch the drug. One conviction was reversed when the defendant said that he had touched the heroin only long enough to throw it away. He had found it in a friend's pocket before taking him for emergency medical treatment.
- Aggravated Speeding - Illinois' newest criminal offense
“Aggravated speeding” is a relatively new criminal offense in Illinois. It is classified as a class B misdemeanor if the speed is between 26 – 35 mph in excess of the posted speed limit and classified as a class A misdemeanor if the speed exceeds 35 mph over the posted limit.