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In Tennessee, Smelling of Alcohol and Admitting to Drinking is Sufficient for Warrantless Arrest

In Tennessee, Smelling of Alcohol and Admitting to Drinking is Sufficient for Warrantless Arrest The Tennessee Supreme Court made it clear in a ruling published on Friday that performance on field sobriety tests are only a part of establishing probable cause for a warrantless DUI arrest. The court held, “performance on field sobriety tests…>read more

No Comment February 22, 2014

Georgia Court of Appeals Allows Forced Blood Test with Warrant

Georgia Court of Appeals Allows Forced Blood Test with Warrant   The Georgia Court of Appeals has overruled a 2006 state Supreme Court precedent and held that a forced blood test can be conducted on a suspected drunk driver in Georgia, if accompanied by a search warrant. The Court of…>read more

No Comment January 31, 2014

Drunk Driving Fatalities Increase Across America in 2012

Drunk Driving Fatalities Increase Across America in 2012   Data released from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, or NHTSA, shows that drunk driving deaths increased from 9,865 in 2011 to 10,322 in 2012. This is right after a milestone was met last year when the death toll…>read more

No Comment December 6, 2013

Science Fails to Trump Law When It Comes to Breathalyzer Tests

Science Fails to Trump Law When It Comes to Breathalyzer Tests In a recent decision, the California Supreme Court ruled that in challenging the reading of breathalyzers in DUI cases, testimony to prove malfunctioning of an instrument is admissible, but general scientific evidence refuting the accuracy of all breathalyzers is inadmissible…>read more

No Comment November 30, 2013

Lamar Odom in Trouble Again with DUI Arrest

Lamar Odom in Trouble Again with DUI Arrest   NBA star and husband of Khloe Kardashian, Lamar Odom was arrested for “driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs,” early this morning. At 3:54 am in the San Fernando Valley Lamar was driving a white Mercedes SUV when…>read more

No Comment August 30, 2013

David Cassidy Lands a Felony for DWI

David Cassidy Lands a Felony for DWI   The stars continue to be troubled, fighting the sorts of demons that plague fame and fortune. This was the case of “Partridge Family” star David Cassidy who as TMZ reported was arrested for driving while intoxicated early Wednesday morning.…>read more

1 Comment August 22, 2013

Drunk Driving Conviction Overturned Because Evidence Obtained in Violation of 4th Amendment

Drunk Driving Conviction Overturned Because Evidence Obtained in Violation of 4th Amendment On Friday, the Iowa Supreme Court overturned the DIU conviction of a man under the following circumstances.   First, the police stopped the vehicle on the basis of an anonymous tip which did not present any information that the vehicle…>read more

No Comment June 29, 2013

VIDEO: Reese Witherspoon’s Drunken Antics Obstructing Justice

VIDEO: Reese Witherspoon’s Drunken Antics Obstructing Justice   Drunken celebrities are the most annoying breed of celebrity, so be forewarned that this video portrays a peevish and obnoxious Reese Witherspoon doing all she can in her drunken state to contest an officer from arresting her husband for…>read more

No Comment May 3, 2013

NY Court Holds Breath Test Violated Right to Counsel

NY Court Holds Breath Test Violated Right to Counsel On Wednesday, the Appellate Division Second Department, held that the breath test results of Jonal Washington should be suppressed as the police failed to inform her before the breath test that a lawyer was already representing her. In the instant…>read more

1 Comment April 19, 2013

Melvyn Weiss Arrested for DUI; Faces More Jail Time

Melvyn Weiss Arrested for DUI; Faces More Jail Time   Melvyn Weiss, a securities attorney who has spent more than one year in prison after he pled guilty to charges that his firm paid kickbacks to lead plaintiffs, could be sent back to prison after an arrest for drunken…>read more

No Comment April 4, 2013

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