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20Sep 2018

Canada to Become Stricter Towards Those with DUIs

In October, the Cannabis Act will take effect in Canada, making recreational marijuana legal. Some of the items added to that bill were stricter rules on allowing those with DUI convictions into the country. Unlike in the United States, the first offense for DUI is considered a felony in Canada.It used to be the case that if you waited 10 years after your sentence ended, you could gain reentry...

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20Sep 2018

In Texas, Steep Penalties for Forging Documents

If you've been convicted of a DUI, you most likely have had your driver's license taken away from you. If you feel that you can get a "fake" or forged one to tide you over until you can reinstate yours, think again. You owe it to society to not drive since you broke society's trust with you to not operate a vehicle under the influence.Forging documents is a...

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20Sep 2018

In Virginia, A Defense Attorney Uses Lucidity Argument to Acquit Client

It was one in the morning and a Virginia driver was pulled over for not maintaining his lane. He did a walk and turn and a one leg stand (remember, you don't have to do these field sobriety tests, you can say no!). The officer claimed that he failed them and arrested him on suspicion of DUI.As part of the one leg stand, the attorney noted that his...

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20Sep 2018

Iowa Preparing to Track "Last Drink"

In the state of Iowa will be a new program which will be to create a database of establishments that those charged with a DUI took their drink. The idea will be to make restaurants and bars think twice about serving patrons who appear to be intoxicated.The program will supposedly help identify establishments that routinely look the other way when a clearly inebriated individual is ordering another round. The...

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25Jul 2018

If You've Been Charged With A DUI, Don't Make These Mistakes

Being charged with a crime is always a harrowing experience. Don't make the situation worse for yourself by making some common mistakes. Perhaps the most common mistake people make when charged with a crime is taking to the police without a lawyer present. When they question you, the police are indeed looking for evidence to use against you. The Miranda warning is no joke. What...

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