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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!

  • Man Found Asleep in Car in OC High School Arrested DUI

    April 28th, 2017

    The Orange County Sheriff’s Department found an intoxicated man asleep inside of his parked vehicle which was located in the middle of Aliso Niguel High School. According to the Lt. Dan Dwyer of the Orange County Sheriff’s Department, Alexander Nixon, 23, of Las Vegas was arrested last week on s... [Link]
  • Blood Tests in New Jersey DWI Cases

    April 27th, 2017

    If you have been charged with a DWI based on a blood sample that you were forced to provide, you need to know your rights. An experienced New Jersey criminal defense attorney can help you do just that. A conviction for driving while intoxicated (DWI) can have long-lasting effects on your ability to... [Link]
  • New Initiative Seeks to Help Residents of Boston’s High-Crime Neighborhoods

    April 26th, 2017

    On Tuesday, five new trauma response teams are launching in an effort to help residents of Boston’s high-crime neighborhoods cope with violence. According to Mayor Martin Walsh, this initiative was created in response to residents’ concerns. The effort, which will consist of health centers and c... [Link]
  • Let Virginia governor’s death penalty commutation lead to no more executions

    April 23rd, 2017

    For decades, Virginia has been a leader in sending people to death row and in executing them rather than delaying doing so, as is common in California. On April 21, 2017, Virginia governor Terry McAuliffe took at least one action in the opposite direction, commuting the death sentence of Ivan Telguz... [Link]
  • When courts protect questionable police searches through the inevitable discovery doctrine

    April 22nd, 2017

    Often when I challenge police searches for lack of a search warrant or for other Constitutional infirmities, the prosecutor argues that the incriminating evidence would inevitably have been lawfully discovered by police if not first discovered in the questionable way with which the evidence in reali... [Link]
  • How Do I Choose the Right California DUI Attorney?

    April 21st, 2017

    It goes without saying that the day a person is arrested on suspicion of a California DUI is very often the worst day of that person’s life. As the handcuffs are being slapped around the wrists, thoughts flood the mind of the person who has just been arrested for a California DUI: How long will [... [Link]
  • Let each 4/20 bring us closer to complete marijuana legalization

    April 20th, 2017

    Each year, the relevant dialogue about marijuana legalization moves even further as a serious dialogue rather than anything susceptible to being portrayed as stoners' folly. Worldwide each year, marijuana becomes more accepted for medicinal purposes and more widely legalized and decriminalized for r... [Link]
  • DUI Driver crashes into 12 cars, knocks down several street signs and injures two in San Rafael

    April 20th, 2017

    The San Rafael police department arrested a 29 year old man after receiving a 911 call of reckless driving in the Canal area.  Officers from the central Marin County city arrested the driver for felony driving under the influence causing injury, and driving with a blood alcohol content greater... [Link]
  • Driving Under the Influence of Drugs in New Jersey

    April 19th, 2017

    Driving under the influence of drugs, legal or illegal, can be a serious offense in New Jersey. If you or someone close to you has been arrested for driving under the influence of drugs (DUID), it is important to reach out to an experienced New Jersey DUID attorney who can help you understand your r... [Link]
  • Obtaining Virginia restricted driving privileges after a federal DWI conviction

    April 19th, 2017

    It is a pain enough to receive a federal DWI conviction than also having to come to state court to seek restricted Virginia driving privileges. Unfortunately, Virginia statutory law requires a revocation of Virginia driving privileges (or revocation of all driving privileges for Virginia licensees)... [Link]
  • Virginia DWI defense – A refusal conviction is not available for DWI on a non-highway

    April 15th, 2017

    A Virginia DWI arrestee has a tough decision between agreeing to submit to a breath or blood alcohol test, thereby making the police officer's and prosecutor's job easier to obtain a DWI conviction for a proven breath or blood alcohol content (BAC) of 0.08 or higher (and risking mandatory jail time... [Link]
  • Urine Testing in New Jersey DWI Cases

    April 14th, 2017

    When a driver is arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated (DWI), police will conduct a chemical test to measure the driver’s blood alcohol content (BAC). Urine testing is one chemical way that New Jersey police can determine whether a driver was over the legal alcohol limit while driving... [Link]
  • The DMV and License Suspension After a California DUI

    April 13th, 2017

    When a person is arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol, their license is usually taken and the officers give the driver a “pink slip.” The pink slip is a temporary license which will allow them to drive…at least for 10 days. The officer should inform the driver that t... [Link]
  • Beyond the DUI: Bloggers Share Compelling Real Life DUI Comeback Stories

    April 11th, 2017

    A conviction for DUI can shatter your life. You may have spent some time in jail. You could be facing thousands of dollars in fines. You may have to go DUI classes. You can lose your license; and even after you get it back, you may face the embarrassment of having an ignition interlock device […]... [Link]
  • Examining ‘Probable Cause’ in New Jersey DWI Stops

    April 7th, 2017

    DWI charges in New Jersey must stem from a lawful traffic stop. If you have been arrested or charged with a DWI, it is important to reach out to a hard-working New Jersey DWI attorney who can assess the merits of your case. Depending on the circumstances of your arrest, we may be able to […]... [Link]
  • Is Distracted Driving as Dangerous as Drunk Driving?

    April 6th, 2017

    I’ll be the first one to say that drunk driving is extremely dangerous, not just to the person driving under the influence, but also for the public as a whole. And it is that last part that has led to the hypervigilance in condemning drunk driving and demonizing people who make the mistake of driv... [Link]
  • Underage DWI Penalties in New Jersey

    April 5th, 2017

    Driving while intoxicated (DWI) is a serious offense in New Jersey, regardless of whether the driver is of age or underage. If you or your underage child has been arrested or charged with a DWI, you should speak to a seasoned New Jersey DWI attorney who is well versed in this area of law. You […]... [Link]
  • A Closer Look at Field Sobriety Tests in New Jersey

    April 5th, 2017

    While driving laws may vary from state to state, law enforcement officers across the United States use the same field sobriety tests to identify suspected drunk drivers. New Jersey police officers typically ask suspected DWI drivers to take a field sobriety test prior to arrest. If you have been arr... [Link]
  • A Basic Overview of Possible DWI Defenses in New Jersey

    April 5th, 2017

    Being arrested for or being charged with a DWI should not be taken lightly. A DWI conviction can have far-reaching consequences for virtually every aspect of your life. If you have been charged with a DWI, you need to reach out to a skilled New Jersey DWI attorney to discuss the circumstances surrou... [Link]
  • New Jersey Home to One of America’s Lowest DWI Rates

    April 5th, 2017

    If you have been arrested or charged with a DWI, it is important to reach out to a skilled New Jersey DWI defense attorney who can help. The penalties for a New Jersey DWI can vary depending on the specific circumstances of your case. It is generally some combination of license suspension, monetary... [Link]
  • The Burden of Proof in a New Jersey DWI Case

    April 5th, 2017

    If you have been charged with a DWI in New Jersey, you should not delay in reaching out to a skilled DWI lawyer who can assess the details of your case. A DWI conviction can adversely affect every aspect of your life, including your criminal record, your job prospects, and even your reputation. Th... [Link]
  • Post-Conviction Relief for a New Jersey DWI

    April 5th, 2017

    A DWI conviction can have serious and long-term consequences for many aspects of your life. Even if you have been convicted of driving while intoxicated (DWI), there is a procedure in the law which allows a reversal in certain, limited circumstances. Courts can use prior DWI convictions as grounds t... [Link]
  • A Closer Look at Miranda Rights in Context of DWI Arrest

    April 5th, 2017

    If the police did not read you your Miranda rights after arresting you for a DWI, it is important to reach out to a seasoned New Jersey DWI defense attorney as soon as possible. We will scrutinize the facts of your case and help determine whether a Miranda motion may be the right path in […]... [Link]
  • Out of State Drivers Arrested in New Jersey for DWI

    April 5th, 2017

    When you are driving in a state, you are subject to all of the traffic laws and regulations in that state, including driving while intoxicated (DWI) rules. If you have an out of state license and were arrested in New Jersey for a DWI, you need to reach out to a skilled New Jersey DWI […]... [Link]
  • Summer On The Jersey Shore Brings Increased DWI Offenses

    April 5th, 2017

    For any experienced DWI attorney that practices in Ocean County, the summer brings an increased case load. The reason is because the influx of tourists and vacationers brings a distinct upturn in the number of driving while intoxicated offenses.  Hotspot destinations like Seaside Heights and Long B... [Link]