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The DUI Lawyer Blog Watch:

The following is an RSS-driven aggregation of the 50 most recent blog posts by lawyers blogging issues related to DUI law (read more about the process...). If you know of a lawyer blogging on DUI law that we haven't covered in the blogroll on the right side of the page, please send a note to Steve Matthews or Lawrence Koplow and we will get them added to the mix!

  • Roadside PBT breath testing – Fairfax DUI lawyer on its limits

    July 15th, 2018

    Fairfax DUI lawyer on the limits of using roadside PBT breath testing in court Roadside PBT breath testing is routinely attempted by Virginia police in Virginia DUI/DWI convictions. As a Fairfax criminal lawyer, I pounce on such evidence. Many -- but, unfortunately, not all -- Virginia judges suffic... [Link]
  • Crime still plummeting; juvie arrests down 57% in TX since 2010

    July 14th, 2018

    In May's Reasonably Suspicious podcast, we discussed the remarkable decline in DWI and public drunkenness arrests statewide in Texas over the last few years, but it turns out that's part of a broader trend. Arrests of all types have declined a lot.DPS arrest data is only available through 2016, but... [Link]
  • Drunk Driver Arrested with Three Times the Legal Limit and Five Children in the Car

    July 13th, 2018

    A woman was arrested this week after she was caught driving with a blood alcohol content over three times the legal limit and with five children in the car. Rhode Island State Police were notified by a staff member of the Lincoln Woods State Park about a woman who appeared to be drunk and preparing... [Link]
  • 4 Mistakes To Avoid After Criminal Charges Have Been Filed

    July 11th, 2018

    Most people have never faced criminal charges in Collin County before, the first time you are arrested comes as a serious shock. Many Collin County residents have no idea how to deal with the situation. And unfortunately, their ignorance often…Read more ›... [Link]
  • Jersey Shore Towns with Least and Most DWI Arrests

    July 9th, 2018

    If you have been charged with a DWI in New Jersey, you need to reach out to a seasoned New Jersey DWI attorney who can help you understand the laws and penalties involved in your case. With extensive experience in this area of law, we can advocate for your rights every step of the way. […]... [Link]
  • Know Your Blood Alcohol Concentration FAQs

    July 6th, 2018

    In Massachusetts, if you are stopped by police on suspicion of operating under the influence (OUI), there’s a good chance that you will be asked to submit to a breath test. This test measures the concentration of alcohol in your blood, also known as your BAC. You can refuse to take the test, but t... [Link]
  • Resisting Arrest During a DWI Stop in New Jersey

    July 5th, 2018

    When a driver is stopped due to driving while intoxicated (DWI), a frequent problem that arises after an investigation has been done involves the driver resisting arrest. If you or a loved one has been charged with resisting arrest in New Jersey, it is vital that you speak with an experienced New Je... [Link]
  • Wisconsin Supreme Court Rules Warrantless Blood Draw in DUI Cases Allowed

    July 5th, 2018

    In 2016, the United States Supreme Court held that law enforcement must obtain a warrant before forcibly withdrawing blood from a suspected drunk driver. Writing for the majority, Justice Samuel Alito said, “It is true that a blood test, unlike a breath test, may be administered to a person who is... [Link]
  • Battling successfully via teamwork – Virginia criminal lawyer

    July 2nd, 2018

    Virginia criminal lawyer on battling successfully via teamwork Battling successfully through teamwork is a key part of my work as a Virginia criminal lawyer. This is the second instalment of a two-part series on this topic; part one is here. Fairfax criminal attorney on the winning inspiration of la... [Link]
  • Winning via tough love & non-anger – Fairfax criminal lawyer

    July 2nd, 2018

    Fairfax criminal lawyer on achieving victory in felony, misdemeanor & DUI cases with effective and devoted teamwork. Winning through tough love and non-anger is a path I repeatedly follow in defending my clients against Virginia felony, misdemeanor & DUI/DWI charges. Before a client even hires me, a... [Link]
  • How is a crash defined under the Florida DUI laws?

    June 29th, 2018

    A recent case involving a DUI arrest near Jacksonville, Florida raised the issue of what constitutes a “crash” under the Florida DUI laws.  More specifically, does a crash require some sort of property damage or injury or is a collision simply enough regardless of whether any vehicle is damaged... [Link]
  • California’s Least Known DUI Law: Driving While Addicted

    June 29th, 2018

    The most widely known California DUI law is Vehicle Code section 23152(b) which makes it illegal to drive with a blood alcohol content of 0.08 percent or higher. Some people realize that if a person is arrested for a DUI, they will likely also be charged with Vehicle Code section 23152(a) which make... [Link]
  • Study Finds More Fatal Crashes Linked to Drugged Driving than Drunk Driving

    June 27th, 2018

    If you have been arrested for driving under the influence of drugs, you need the help of a skilled New Jersey drug DWI attorney who can help. A driving while intoxicated (DWI) conviction can have serious and far-reaching consequences for your life. Thus, such a charge should not be taken lightly. Ou... [Link]
  • California’s Marijuana Law: What’s Legal, What’s Not

    June 26th, 2018

    In January of this year, California became the ninth state to legalize marijuana for recreational use. (It has been legal for medicinal use since 1996.) However, the Adult Use Marijuana Act (aka Proposition 64) has actually done little to simplify the rules surrounding when and how pot may be bought... [Link]
  • Fireworks in Collin County, Texas

    June 26th, 2018

    With the Fourth of July coming up next week, we pulled some facts together about shooting off fireworks in Collin County. Can I shoot off my own fireworks in Collin County? Use and possession of fireworks is allowed, but only…Read more ›... [Link]
  • Video Evidence in a California DUI Case

    June 21st, 2018

    No longer are the days where it was the cop’s word against the driver’s word about what exactly happened when the cop pulled the driver over on suspicion of driving under the influence. Fortunately, video evidence is becoming increasingly available in California DUI cases to confirm or refute th... [Link]
  • 20-Minute Observation Defense for DWI Cases in New Jersey

    June 20th, 2018

    A DWI conviction can have long-lasting consequences for a person’s life. If you have been charged with a DWI, you need to reach out to a seasoned New Jersey DWI attorney who can help. When a person has been arrested for a DWI, there are certain procedural safeguards that must be obeyed by law enfo... [Link]
  • Meth a bigger problem than opiods in Texas

    June 19th, 2018

    Responding to misplaced attention by Texas legislators and law-enforcement leaders on opiods, Grits had pointed out earlier this year that the problem with meth addiction and overdoses were actually worse. Politicians and the Texas media were responding to national stories about opiod-related overd... [Link]
  • Theft, Robbery and Burglary Charges…What is the Difference?

    June 19th, 2018

    If you were charged with robbery, burglary, or other types of theft crimes in Texas, the first thing to keep in mind is that an arrest is not a conviction: You have constitutional rights and the prosecuting attorney must prove…Read more ›... [Link]
  • What If I Refuse Field Sobriety Exercises When Stopped For A DUI?

    June 18th, 2018

    In the State of Florida, you can be compelled to perform Field Sobriety Exercises.  This doesn’t mean that the officer can physically force you to perform the exercises.  It simply means that the officer does not have to obtain your consent and your refusal to perform the field sobriety exercise... [Link]
  • Turning prosecution continuance motions into criminal defense victories – Virginia lawyer

    June 16th, 2018

    Virginia criminal lawyer on blunting prosecutors' continuance motions. Turning prosecution continuance motions into criminal defense victories needs to be pursued fully by the defense. In this second and final part of a two-part article (see part one here) I point out that a prosecution continuance... [Link]
  • Drawing dismissals rather than suffering prosecution continuances – Fairfax criminal lawyer

    June 16th, 2018

    Fairfax criminal lawyer on obtaining victories by any lawful and ethical means necessary Drawing dismissals of prosecutions — rather than suffering the granting of prosecution continuance motions — is an art, as is so much of what is needed to obtain victory in court. As... The post Drawing dism... [Link]
  • Man Arrested for DUI after Horse he was Riding Tramples Boy

    June 15th, 2018

    A man riding his horse during the Colusa County Fair Parade in Colusa, California, last Friday was arrested on suspicion of felony California DUI after his horse trampled a boy. Armando Martinez Ruiz, a participant in the parade, was thrown from his horse after the horse bucked. As the horse ran awa... [Link]
  • New Jersey Driver Charged with Underage DWI After Falling Asleep at Traffic Light

    June 13th, 2018

    If you have been charged with underage DWI in New Jersey, you need a seasoned New Jersey DWI attorney on your side. Drinking and driving is always a bad idea, regardless of your age. However, when underage drivers are charged or convicted of a DWI, it can have far-reaching consequences for their liv... [Link]
  • Sentencing for DUI Accident that Killed Disney Employee: What We Can All Learn

    June 12th, 2018

    On September 7, 2017, Stergios Economos was driving in Burbank, CA when he struck Michelle Ann Landes, age 64, who was walking to her job at Walt Disney Studios, striking three other vehicles and injuring at least one other person in the process. Landes was rushed to the hospital but soon died from... [Link]