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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!

  • Jim Acosta recovers his White House press pass for now- Fairfax Lawyer

    November 17th, 2018

    Jim Acosta's press pass recovery as seen by Fairfax criminal lawyer. Jim Acosta of CNN today won back his White House press pass, for now. As a Fairfax criminal lawyer who last week blogged on this story and has prior experience litigating injunction matters, I provide my following brief thoughts an... [Link]
  • Bar Serving Alcohol Settles Case After Fatal New Jersey DWI Crash

    November 16th, 2018

    If you were charged with drinking and driving, you may assume that you are automatically guilty; however, this simply not the case. You have rights and our reputable New Jersey DWI lawyers can help protect those rights. You can take comfort in the fact that are dedicated to providing aggressive and... [Link]
  • 20,667 DUI Cases in New Jersey Tainted by Bad Breathalyzers Results

    November 16th, 2018

    It was only a couple of months ago that tens of thousands of breathalyzer results were called into question in Massachusetts, affecting countless DUI cases. It appears New Jersey is dealing with a similar issue now that the state’s highest court ruled that 20,667 breathalyzer results were faulty a... [Link]
  • What Is an Affidavit of Non-Prosecution (ANP) and How Does It Affect a Criminal Case?

    November 13th, 2018

    Many Collin County criminal cases start with someone contacting the police and filing a report. This is a common occurrence in family violence cases–someone tells the police their partner assaulted them. After some time has passed, however, the accuser may…Read more ›... [Link]
  • What is DUI Probation in California?

    November 8th, 2018

    In nearly all misdemeanor DUI’s that result in a conviction, probation is a term of the driver’s sentence. There is, however, much confusion about what exactly misdemeanor DUI probation entails. But, before I go into what probation entails, let’s discuss what probation even is and where it com... [Link]
  • New Jersey Cop Sentenced to Nine Months in Jail for Death in DWI Crash

    November 6th, 2018

    Death by auto is an extremely serious criminal charge that should not be taken lightly. If you have been charged with death by auto, you need a reputable New Jersey criminal defense lawyer who focuses exclusively in defending against criminal charges. We will meticulously assess the details of your... [Link]
  • Study Indicates that States Which Legalized Marijuana Have More Auto Accidents

    November 6th, 2018

    Were you or someone close to you recently arrested for drugged driving in New Jersey? If so, we can help you defend against these charges. Our hard-working New Jersey DWI attorneys will work diligently to have your charges reduced or, if possible, dropped altogether. We will review your case and dis... [Link]
  • Theft prosecutions require proof of date and value- Fairfax criminal lawyer

    November 5th, 2018

    Theft prosecutions need to be defended tooth and nail, says Fairfax criminal lawyer Theft prosecutions cannot be obtained in Virginia without proof beyond a reasonable doubt of the date of the crime and that the item(s) allegedly stolen had at least some value. Wright v. Virginia, Record No. 1373-17... [Link]
  • SOLANO COUNTY DUI CHECKPOINT IN VALLEJO TONIGHT

    November 2nd, 2018

    The Vallejo Police Department will conduct a driving under the influence and drivers license checkpoint tonight, November 2, 2018.   The checkpoint will be fun at an undisclosed location starting at 6 p.m. The Solano County checkpoint will be funded by California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) and... [Link]
  • How Much Will a DUI Cost You?

    November 2nd, 2018

    For some who have been arrested on suspicion of a DUI, jail isn’t as much of a worry as what the DUI will cost them financially. Rightfully concerned, it’s no trivial amount. Let’s break down the costs of a first-time DUI in California, because knowing the costs of a DUI can be just as much [... [Link]
  • Judicial influences beyond the courthouse — Virginia criminal lawyer

    October 26th, 2018

    Judicial influences - Virginia criminal lawyer on the importance of knowing your judge. Judicial decisionmaking is influenced by factors beyond only the courtroom and judicial chambers. As a Virginia criminal lawyer, I know that judges come to their jobs with several decades of prior life experience... [Link]
  • Abolish capital punishment – Do not let it be normalized – Fairfax lawyer

    October 25th, 2018

    Abolish capital punishment. As a Fairfax criminal lawyer including murder defense in my law practice -- and since before law school -- I have fully supported the abolition of the death penalty. Fairfax criminal lawyer against whitewashing the brutality of capital punishment. I refuse to join efforts... [Link]
  • School Bus Driver Arrested for Drunk Driving in New Jersey

    October 24th, 2018

    If you are a school bus driver and you have been charged with drunk driving, you should consider immediately reaching out to a New Jersey DWI attorney. This charge should never be taken lightly as it can turn your whole life upside down and leave your financial future in a state of uncertainty, as c... [Link]
  • Fighting DUI prosecutions – Challenging repeat offense charges

    October 21st, 2018

    Fighting DUI prosecutions always is essential. As a Fairfax DUI lawyer/criminal lawyer, I know that DWI convictions dog those convicted of such an offense. As a Fairfax DUI attorney, I know that arresting police officers and court magistrates (being very busy and not having to be lawyers) can mistak... [Link]
  • Special election-season podcast: Excerpts from Dallas DA debates; TX bail litigation update; ballot access for jail inmates; plus, conversations on forensics, racial disparities, and regulating 'robot brothels'

    October 21st, 2018

    Check out a special, hour-long election-season episode of Just Liberty's Reasonably Suspicious podcast. As always, you can subscribe on iTunes, Google Play, or Soundcloud, or listen to it here:I'm excited about this episode. It includes extended excerpts from a debate between Dallas District Attorne... [Link]
  • What are the Benefits (and Disadvantages) of a Wet Reckless?

    October 19th, 2018

    People very often ask whether it’s possible to get a wet reckless in their DUI case without even knowing what a wet reckless is or what it entails. They do, however, know that it’s something better than a DUI conviction. While they are correct in that it is better than a DUI charge, there are [... [Link]
  • Can You Refuse to Testify if Subpoenaed by a Texas Court?

    October 19th, 2018

    Have you received a subpoena to testify as a witness in a criminal trial or grand jury proceeding? If so, you probably have many questions regarding the law and your rights. For example, can you ignore the subpoena? If not,…Read more ›... [Link]
  • Actor Arrested for Driving Drunk with Toddler in his Lap

    October 17th, 2018

    Drunk driving is a serious offense in New Jersey but drunk driving with a minor in the car is even worse. If you were charged with drunk driving and you had a child in the car with you at the time, you need to consult a diligent New Jersey DWI lawyer as soon as possible. […]... [Link]
  • Everything You Wanted to Know about Scootering and DUI

    October 16th, 2018

    Suppose you’re at a bar with some friends and you have a few drinks. You don’t feel exceptionally impaired, but you realize you’re probably not safe to drive home. You notice a scooter rental nearby and decide that might be a cheaper choice than springing for a cab or Uber. In fact, you grab o... [Link]
  • What Happens if You Resist Police During a DUI arrest? Lessons from Vince Vaughan’s Story

    October 16th, 2018

    “You can’t arrest me, I’m a rockstar.” –Sid Vicious Getting arrested on suspicion of DUI is not a pleasant experience. Resisting the police, however, almost always makes a bad situation worse. As a case in point, let’s look at the recent charges against 48-year-old actor Vince Vaughn. On... [Link]
  • Court Rules Illegal Coerced Breath Tests are Okay

    October 12th, 2018

    What good is the Constitution if we don’t use it? I find myself asking this more often than I’d like to admit. But unfortunately, courts throughout the country continue to issue decisions that erode the protections guaranteed to all of us by the Constitution. Such was the case earlier this month... [Link]
  • Discretion of prosecutors – Fairfax criminal lawyer’s viewpoint

    October 12th, 2018

    Discretion of prosecutors- Fairfax criminal lawyer weighs in Discretion of prosecutors in settlement negotiations, providing discovery beyond what is required by the governing rules, and trial stipulations can change from Virginia county to county, case to case, prosecutor to prosecutor, and moment... [Link]
  • New Jersey Woman Sentenced to Six Years for Drunk Driving Wreck That Killed a Man

    October 11th, 2018

    If you have been charged with death by auto or vehicular homicide, you probably understand the gravity of the situation. Understanding the charges you are facing is critical to deciding how to move forward. Our hard-working New Jersey DWI attorneys understand how to protect your rights when you are... [Link]
  • Moving Out of State While On Probation

    October 10th, 2018

    In most misdemeanor–and many felony–cases, a defendant is not sent to jail upon conviction. Instead, Texas law allows the judge to sentence the defendant to community supervision, which is more commonly known as “probation” in other states. Probation basically means…Read more ›... [Link]
  • Florida Police Officer Cannot Detain Driver and Initiate DUI Investigation Solely Because Driver Has Been Drinking

    October 8th, 2018

    In Florida, the crime of DUI means that a person cannot operate a motor vehicle while impaired from alcohol or drugs.  It does not mean a person cannot drink and then drive.  Of course, to be safe, it is always best to avoid driving after consuming any alcohol.  However, if a person has a couple... [Link]