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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!

  • Can I Still Drive for Uber? Jobs You Might Lose After a DUI

    October 18th, 2017

    It’s bad enough that a DUI conviction can wipe out your bank account or drive up your credit card bill. Between the fines, court costs and other associated expenses—like DUI driver school tuition and added commuting costs—you could pay as much as $7,500 out of pocket. But you could also face a... [Link]
  • A Quick Guide to the Major Los Angeles DUI Laws

    October 18th, 2017

    Police have charged you with a DUI, and now you’ve got a lot of questions and concerns. • Exactly what do the charges against you mean? • What legal issues are you facing? Continue reading... [Link]
  • New Jersey Open Container Laws

    October 17th, 2017

    If you or someone close to you has been charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI), and there is an open container of alcohol in the car, you need to reach out to a skilled New Jersey DWI attorney who can help. Known as the “open container law,” this law is designed to reduce drunk driving [... [Link]
  • What Is Deferred Adjudication in Texas?

    October 17th, 2017

    A criminal conviction can have a serious impact on your life. Beyond the actual sentence–including the possibility of jail time–a conviction of any kind can make it harder to get a job, receive certain government benefits, and even exercise basic…Read more ›... [Link]
  • Fairfax marijuana lawyer shows THC blood levels don’t mean DUI

    October 16th, 2017

    Does tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) (marijuana's primary psychoactive ingredient) concentration correlate to impairment from marijuana/cannabis consumption? The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration ("NHTSA") of the United Stated Transportation Department concedes The post Fairfax marij... [Link]
  • Fairfax criminal lawyer on snitch testimony causing Pruett’s execution

    October 15th, 2017

    Why allow inmate snitch testimony to cause an inmate's execution? Testimony from inmates serving substantial prison terms can too often be expected to be manufactured for seeking to improve their lot, with little concern about the truth.  The post Fairfax criminal lawyer on snitch testimony causing... [Link]
  • DUI in a Driverless Car

    October 13th, 2017

    Driverless cars are so close to becoming a reality that just this past week, California published new draft rules that provide a clearer picture of how the driverless car industry will be regulated in the state. Amongst the many proposed regulations that were drafted, which can be found on Californi... [Link]
  • Fairfax criminal lawyer on challenging an overbroad search warrant

    October 13th, 2017

    Search warrants can get overbroad, particularly as they relate to computer data, which can involve millions of pieces of information. As a Fairfax criminal lawyer, I know the importance of challenging such warrants. Dreamhost successfully challenged an overbroad search warrant related to prosecution... [Link]
  • MA Man Among 10 People Arrested in Death of LSU Fraternity Pledge

    October 12th, 2017

    On September 14, an 18-year-old college student from Roswell, Georgia was killed during a hazing incident at Louisiana State University. Maxwell Gruver died of complications related to acute alcohol intoxication while trying to join Phi Delta Theta. Students hoping to be accepted into a particular f... [Link]
  • Virginia DUI lawyer on drugged driving and importance of silence

    October 12th, 2017

    How to avoid a drugged driving conviction? Start by keeping silent with police. As a Virginia criminal lawyer, I know that the temptation to speak with the police and the court magistrate is great after such a traumatic experience as being in a deadly car... The post Virginia DUI lawyer on drugged d... [Link]
  • Virginia DUI lawyer on blood alcohol test exigencies

    October 11th, 2017

    When is a blood alcohol test justified without consent nor a search warrant, in a DUI case? When sufficient exigent circumstances exists for doing so. The post Virginia DUI lawyer on blood alcohol test exigencies appeared first on Jon Katz, P.C.. [Link]
  • New Jersey Assemblywoman Arrested for DWI

    October 10th, 2017

    The law surrounding the process of obtaining a driver’s blood for testing purposes is clearly outlined in New Jersey law. If you or someone close to you has been subjected to a blood test without your consent because the police believed you were driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, our... [Link]
  • 2016 DUI Case Results

    October 9th, 2017

    2016 is just about over and things tend to slow down significantly in the courts around Christmas time. So, it is time to release the DUI case results for Norton Hare in 2016. It was a weird year in the Kansas DUI arena, with the Kansas Supreme Court declaring that it was unconstitutional to make [... [Link]
  • Intoxilyzer 9000 Breath Testing Forgeries – NBD

    October 9th, 2017

    A recent article in the Denver Post details the discovery by DUI defense attorneys in Colorado that hundreds of “certifications” of Intoxilyzer 9000 machines have been forged. The Colorado state health lab is supposed to calibrate and test each breath test machine and then issue a certification... [Link]
  • KS DUI Laws Include Prescription Drugs

    October 9th, 2017

    DUI on Prescription Medication —How’s that possible? Kansas DUI laws include driving while drugged and most people are familiar with the term DUID, or driving under the influence of drugs. Unfortunately, what a growing portion of the driving public is coming to realize is that you can be charged... [Link]
  • Can you get arrested for a DUI in Kansas if you weren’t driving?

    October 9th, 2017

    The short answer is: Yes. However, the more complete question is whether you can be arrested and charged with a DUI in Kansas if you weren’t actually operating the vehicle. Under Kansas law, a DUI is defined as operating or attempting to operate any vehicle while over the legal limit of .08 or whi... [Link]
  • Driving Under the Influence of …. Coffee

    October 9th, 2017

    A man in California was pulled over for “cutting off” an agent of the California Alcohol Beverage Control in August of 2015. That agent developed an opinion, no doubt using his extensive training and experience, that the driver was DUI. He was arrested and taken to jail where he was given a brea... [Link]
  • Defenses Against DUI Blood Tests in Kansas

    October 9th, 2017

    I have previously posted about the increasing number of cases the Kansas DUI defense community is seeing regarding DUI for drugs. Law enforcement and prosecutors typically attempt to lend credibility to DUID charges by using a highly contestable combination of blood tests and drug recognition “exp... [Link]
  • The Cost/Benefit of Hiring a DUI Lawyer

    October 9th, 2017

    I was interviewed recently for an article about the cost vs. benefit of hiring an attorney for a DUI case. The article discusses the effect of a DUI on insurance as well as what attorneys cost to represent someone on a DUI. From the subtitle, “A good attorney is expensive, but a DUI is much […]... [Link]
  • Drunk Driver May Finally Lose License After 28th DUI Arrest

    October 6th, 2017

    Danny Lee Bettcher of New York Mills, Minnesota, has been arrested for driving under the influence for the 28th time. Yes, that’s correct, 28th time. This past week, an off-duty police officer spotted Bettcher drinking at a local Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) post. The off-duty officer notified a... [Link]
  • Virginia criminal lawyer on trial readiness steering all negotiating

    October 6th, 2017

    My work as a Virginia criminal lawyer ordinarily involves trial readiness always steering all negotiating. That negotiating might be to convince the prosecutor to dismiss the case with or without conditions, to agree to a later dismissal conditioned on fulfilling the agreed terms for dismissal, or a... [Link]
  • Alcohol Awareness Classes in New Jersey Following a DWI

    October 6th, 2017

    Driving while intoxicated (DWI) is a serious criminal offense in New Jersey and can have serious consequences for your future. If you or someone close to you is facing a DWI charge, it is important to reach out to a skilled New Jersey DWI attorney without delay. It is understandable that you may fee... [Link]
  • Virginia DUI lawyer on driving after drinking under 21

    October 5th, 2017

                    As a Virginia DUI lawyer, I know how draconian and antithetical to a free society are the Virginia DUI laws and the rest of the nation’s drinking and driving laws, and how much unfairly harsher those laws... The post Virginia DUI lawyer on driving after drinking under 21 ap... [Link]
  • Our Virginia criminal lawyer website is upgraded & faster

    October 5th, 2017

    Our Virginia criminal lawyer website is upgraded and faster. Thanks deeply to our webmater/graphic designer Rosalina Hansen not only for seamlessly moving our thousands of static and blogpages, and emailing system, to our new sitehost InMotion Hosting but also for The post Our Virginia criminal l... [Link]
  • Florida Police Officer Out of Jurisdiction Could Not Make Citizen’s Arrest for DUI

    October 3rd, 2017

    A recent DUI case near Jacksonville, Florida had a couple of interesting issues.  Essentially, a police officer was in his patrol car but out of his jurisdiction.  He came across a person riding his motorcycle who had just crashed.  She went over to assist and ultimately determined that he had be... [Link]