Category Archives: Court Proceedings

Californian Lawmakers to Lower the Blood Alcohol Limit to .05?


“Our fight is not with the alcohol industry; it is just about not getting behind the wheel when you’ve been drinking.” Back in 1990, the legal blood alcohol limit in California was lowered from .10 to .08. It was lowered … Continue reading

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Probation Sentence Sparks Outrage with MADD


The Idaho branch of the non-profit organization MADD, or Mothers Against Drunk Driving, were outraged by the sentence given to Adam Paulsen on January 14. On Monday, the Fourth District Judge Deborah Bail granted Paulsen probation with a suspended 15-year … Continue reading

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DUI Defendants Waiting to Be Cleared for 3 Years


How have some DUI defendants not gotten a chance to prove their innocence, even three years after their initial arrest? One Atlanta, Georgia woman knows this situation too well. Lauren Thomas was arrested in May 2015 for DUI, even though … Continue reading

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“DUI Fugitives” Found and Arrested


In Visalia, California, law enforcement is committed to tracking down DUI “fugitives.” Visalia police officers have stepped up efforts to find accused DUI offenders who have not shown up to court or attended mandatory alcohol recovery programs. According to officials, … Continue reading

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DUI Offender Given Unusual Jail Sentence as Reminder of Victim


In 2015, Travis Elwell, 23, of Mesquite, Texas was driving under the influence of alcohol and speeding when his BMW collided with 34 year old Emily Javadi’s Lexus. Javadi was loading items into her vehicle when the collision occurred. The … Continue reading

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