December 2014

I don’t mean to sound like a broken record, but the holidays are not over and law enforcement will be out in full force this New Years to catch drunk drivers who are bringing in the New Year with a little too much to drink.

The story goes that Santa employs “scout elves” to hide in various places throughout a home during the Christmas season so that they can report back to Santa whether the children of the house have been naughty or nice. One such “Elf on the Shelf,” however, found himself on the naughty list after he was arrested for driving under the influence.

$100 for Reporting a Drunk Driver

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It goes without saying that there are more drunk drivers on the road during the holiday season. Some counties like those in Southern California are increasing patrols and DUI checkpoints. Palm Beach County, however, is offering a $100 reward for reporting a drunk driver as part of its holiday DUI crackdown. “It gives law enforcement […]

It’s that time of year again. Spending time with friends and family. Giving gifts and being thankful for the things we already have. Eating, drinking, and being merry. It’s the last of these things that could get some people in trouble this holiday season because drinking and being merry often involves a holiday alcoholic concoction.

Ignorantia juris non excusat. It is a very old axiom of our legal system of justice that "ignorance of the laws is no excuse".  Anyone who violates a law may not escape responsibility merely because they are unaware of its existence or misunderstands it.  That means, for example, that if you or I possess an […]