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Two DUIs in One Night?

How can someone possibly get two DUIs in one night? It happens more often than you might expect. Most of us know that alcohol reduces inhibitions. We usually think of this in terms of a drunk being overly affectionate or saying things he...

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Calling the Police on Yourself for a DUI

A DUI can happen to almost anyone who makes a series of poor decisions. For instance, what happens if you spend an evening drinking, drive home, park in front of your house, and find yourself too intoxicated to get out of your vehicle? For most...

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Young Person’s Guide: Part One – Initial Charges

Initial Charges via Police Criminal Complaint If you are accused of a crime, you will most likely receive a Police Criminal Complaint in the mail. These are typically sent via both first class and certified USPS mail. Included in the envelope will be...

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From Zero to DUI A Lot Faster

CNN reports that the National Transportation Safety Board wants the states to lower the legal blood-alcohol limit for a DUI from 0.08 to 0.05. A decade ago, it was lowered from 0.10 to 0.08, a de facto mandate from the US Congress tied to...

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Probable Cause or Reasonable Suspicion?

If you can figure out what Commonwealth v. Feczko, 10 A.3d 1285 (Pa. Super. 2010), means in terms of criminal defense practice, feel free to share. This opinion came out in December, and I had a chance to read it in detail today. As near as I...

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