Recent Posts in Criminal Defense Category

  • Blood Alcohol Tests Deemed Unconstitutional by Kansas Supreme Court

    || 16-Mar-2016

    In a reversal of older policy, the Kansas Supreme Court ruled on February 26 that those drivers who are stopped on suspicion of drunk driving cannot be punished for declining to submit to a breath or blood test of their blood alcohol content, and law enforcement can no longer warn drivers that refusal can result in harsher penalties. Justice ruled 6-1 that asking for a breath or blood sample ...
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  • Violated Your Probation? Why it is Time to Call an Attorney.

    || 21-Jun-2013

    Individuals who are convicted of criminal offenses can face any number of penalties depending on the severity of the crime committed. One of the penalties that is commonly imposed down is probation. In some cases probation can be used in place of incarceration. In other cases it is part of the sentence that must be served after an individual has completed a term of incarceration, but the court ...
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  • Supreme Court Rules That Drunk Drivers Have Rights Too

    || 14-Jun-2013

    When a driver makes the decision to get behind the wheel of a vehicle after he or she has been drinking puts other in danger. Numerous reports have shown that driving under the influence (DUI) can have a direct impact on a driver's senses and ability to control his or her vehicle. Lawmakers recognize the dangers to the community, and if you drive with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of ...
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