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Category Archives: DUI

Driving under the influence (DUI)’s or driving while intoxicated (DWI)’s are no laughing matters which put people at a deathly risk on the road. Yet, hordes of people each year continue to drive drunk or high, and many are convicted. According to Statistic Brain, around 1,500,000 people are arrested annually just for drunk driving. This […]

DUI – Prescription Drugs & Drugged Driving: What Should You Know When most people think of DUI, they associate it with drinking and driving. However, in all U.S. states, someone can be charged with some form of DUI for operating a vehicle while under the influence or prescription drugs or other controlled substances. This could […]

The epidemic of heroin use and deaths associated with heroin use needs to be addressed by non-criminal methods. Washingtom Post Editorial:  Heroin use is a public health emergency that calls for legislative solutions This article makes some good points, and I’ll share them. Agreed: “….we are skeptical that some measures to further criminalize already illegal […]

The take on Medical Marijuana by someone not from the US, trying to explain how the system works – Guest Post part 1 – part 2 click here. The implementation of medical marijuana as an excellent alternative and natural drug Marijuana is not considered as an addictive drug. It is banned in several nations for […]

A simple phrase from a sentencing hearing in a difficult high-profile case Sentencing hearings in criminal cases can be difficult.  Often in criminal law we see those before the court with clean records there by chance or bad luck. This case was perhaps neither. Jay’s client had a blood alcohol below the legal limit but […]