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Knowing Your Rights at DUI Checkpoints in California

California is rich in ethnic diversity; however, police officers are frequently accused of racial discrimination when carrying out their public safety duties. Extensive evidence of such accusations underscores the disparities that are involved in racially motivated traffic stops. One of … Continue reading

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Holiday DUI Enforcement Kicks Off

As is the case when any holiday rolls around, law enforcement plan to increase their presence and be extra vigilant in looking for anyone who may be under the influence. This is all in the hopes of supporting public safety … Continue reading

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DUI Arrests More Than Triple Over July 4th Weekend

The Fourth of July weekend is notoriously known for being one of the most dangerous times to drive on the road. During this period, people are often partying, setting off fireworks, and drinking alcohol in celebration. Much like Memorial Day … Continue reading

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DUI Checkpoints Expected for Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day is a day to remember all those who lost their lives while serving in the U.S. Armed Forces. It’s a day to honor those who have passed, visiting their graves and holding family gatherings. Now, it is also … Continue reading

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DUI Passenger Rights

Unless you grab the wheel from the passenger seat like Jordyn Beebe in my post “Passenger Gets Valentine’s Day DUI” a passenger cannot get charged with a DUI if they are not driving the vehicle. California law requires that the defendant drive the vehicle. It is not unheard of, however, if drunk passengers during a DUI arrest get charged with drunk in public. Continue reading

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