Monthly Archives: April 2015

Is Entrapment a Defense to a California DUI?


There are two situations that lead many people to wonder whether entrapment can be used to defend against a California DUI charge; DUI sobriety checkpoints and when law enforcement wait outside of a bar hoping to catch a drunk driver. Continue reading

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“My B.A.C.” Program Seeks to Prevent California DUIs


The San Diego Police Department sought to prevent drunk driving this past weekend by providing bargoers a chance to take a breathalyzer reading without any consequences, as hard as that is to believe. Continue reading

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Study: Mixing Alcohol and Marijuana Doubles Odds for Driving Drunk


Big surprise. A new study from the Alcohol Research Group, a program of the Public Health Institute, has concluded that mixing alcohol and marijuana doubles a person’s risk of driving drunk. The study, which will be published in the May, 2015 edition of the journal Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research, confirmed what most of us suspected anyways. Continue reading

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What is a California Wet Reckless Reduction?


Many of my clients who have been arrested on suspicion of a California DUI ask whether it is possible to get their charges dropped to a California wet reckless. What is surprising is that most of these people don’t even know what it means to have a California DUI reduced to a California wet reckless other than the fact that it is a reduction. Continue reading

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Cop Fired After Fixing DUI Investigation of Fellow Cop


Ohio State Trooper, Tammy Soto, who has developed a reputation for her hard-nosed approach to DUI investigations, was fired for fixing the investigation of a local police officer. Continue reading

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