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Holiday Crackdown


As we roll into another holiday season, I want to remind everyone out there that Santa’s not the only one that’s active this time of year.  Here’s a snippet from an article from last year outlining the increased law enforcement … Continue reading

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What types of “Field Sobriety Tests” exist?


Building on our last discussion pertaining to Field Sobriety Tests, and their potentially fatal inherent flaws, let us focus our gaze more specifically on what types of tests are actually performed.

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DUI Roadblocks: Field Sobriety Tests


Almost everyone is familiar with some level of the standard “Field Sobriety Test,” or FST’s.  They are performed at almost every DUI stop, and the consequences of not understanding what law enforcement is looking for in these tests could result … Continue reading

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Probable Cause in DUI Cases


California State Finance Director, Ana Matosantos, provides us with a platform to discuss a very common issue in many DUI cases: Probable Cause.  According to the Sacramento Daily Journal, she was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of … Continue reading

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Why can’t police officers see that age and medical conditions explain DUI symptoms?


Every time the police stop a vehicle, it is a DUI investigation.  It is the way they are trained.  If they smell alcohol you will be asked to get out of the car.  During the investigation, the police are trained … Continue reading

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