January 2014

I've mentioned in past posts the growing trend among prosecutors around the country to elevate drunk driving fatality cases from the crime of manslaughter to the crime of murder, usually resulting in life imprisonment.  See for example, DUI Murder?, How to Convict a Drunk Driver of Murder and The Death Penalty for DUI?.  A typical example concerns a DUI […]

Super Bowl Sunday, I think is fair to say, is America’s unofficial holiday. Whether you’re a Broncos fan or a Seahawks fan, there’s one thing that both sides can agree on: beer on Super Bowl Sunday is about as customary as stuffing on Thanksgiving. And like other holidays, law enforcement will be out in full force looking for football fans who take to the road after having too much to drink…with good reason.

Opting for the weight-conscious mixer? It could land you a Californian DUI.

Folks who have read my post, “Why Breathalyzers Don’t Measure Alcohol”, seem quite surprised to find out these DUI machines are not as reliable as MADD and law enforcement agencies would have us believe. In fact, the manufacturers of some of these machines have refused in the past to even warrant them to do what they’re […]

There’s a new world record for the length of a license suspension. Fortunately it occurred 6,083 miles away in Perm, Russia.