Sunday , April 21 2019
  • Cases Can Be Won

    Cases Can Be Won

    Many people mistakenly believe that there is no hope of avoiding a DUI conviction. In a large number of cases, legal and factual defenses may be used to obtain an agreement to a reduced charge or even a not guilty verdict.

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    Know the Science & the Law

    Educating yourself is the best way to contest a DUI charge. Leading DUI lawyers provide up to date information and knowledge on this site. Click on the “Find Your State” link above to find out the latest developments in your state.

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    Find the Right Attorney

    Knowledge, skill, and experience are exceedingly important in criminal law and particularly in the field of DUI defense. Second chances are rare. The attorneys featured on this site are recognized for excellence by their peers, keep pace with changes in science and the law, and focus their practices on criminal law and DUI defense.

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Welcome to the DUI News Blog. Some of the best DUI defense attorneys from across the country have been selected to provide the public with current information and analyses of legal issues relating to the defense of Driving Under the Influence cases.

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    Recent DUI Posts

    Hangover Free Alcohol on the Horizon

    Alcohol that makes you feel drunk without a hangover may be available within five years. Today’s generation has become more health conscious than generations before, causing a decline in alcohol sales in many countries. Therefore, the market for a healthier alcohol alternative is on the rise. This market interest in a healthier alcohol alternative has caught the attention of Scientist David Nutt. Nutt is a professor from England, famous for his research on how psychedelics affect the brain.  His latest ... Read More »

    “Drive high, get a DUI”: Missouri launches first 420 drugged-driving enforcement campaign

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo — The number of people driving under the influence of drugs has increased over the years, so much that law enforcement is directing its attention to the specific threat this weekend. Saturday is April 20th or 4/20. MoDOT says it is a day known for cannabis enthusiasts to smoke marijuana. But law enforcement is trying to make sure that drivers who have been doing drugs, don’t drive. Sgt. Jason Pace with the Missouri State Highway Patrol says it is ... Read More »

    Man accused of DUI with 3 children in passenger seat crashes into patrol car, flees scene

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WGFL) — A Gainesville man accused of Driving Under the Influence with 3 children in the passenger seat was arrested Sunday after he hit an Alachua County Sheriff’s patrol car and fled the scene, an arrest report says. ACSO deputies charged 50-year-old Tony Johnson with 3 counts of DUI, leaving the scene of a crash resulting in damage, driving without a registered license plate or vehicle and driving without a valid driver’s license. Johnson was approaching a red light ... Read More »

    Shawnee Heights superintendent arrested on suspicion of DUI

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Kan. (WIBW) – The Shawnee Heights USD 450 superintendent was arrested late Saturday night on suspicion of driving under influence of alcohol or drugs. Martin Stessman was booked into the Jefferson County Jail around 10:30 pm and was released by 11:45 pm after posting $1,000 bond. The Kansas Highway Patrol made the arrest. According to KHP, someone called 911 reporting a reckless driver on I-70 and Rice Road. The caller followed the vehicle north on K-4 to Highway 24 ... Read More »

    • Avoiding a BWI/BUI Arrest on Memorial Day

      Memorial Day weekend begins the boating season throughout the United States.  Enjoying warmer weather with friends and family on beautiful waterways combined with drinking alcohol is an American pastime.  It is not illegal in most states to consume alcohol while driving a boat.  Boaters need to be responsible to ensure that their Memorial Day cheer does not put a dent in their career.  Law enforcement announced increased BWI and BUI enforcement nationwide.  Law enforcement stop boaters for water safety checks without ... Read More »