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GSP to crack down on DUIs after Georgia-Tennessee Game

On September 29, 2016, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that the Georgia State Patrol is planning on increased DUI enforcement including saturation patrols and roadblocks after the Georgia vs. Tennessee Game in Athens, Georgia.  The Nighthawks Taskforce is a highly specialized unit of the Georgia State Patrol with a DUI Police Specialist. We have been fighting the […]

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Georgia 2nd Toughest State on DUI behind only Arizona

August 10, 2016. WTVM.com in Columbus Georgia reports a just-released report by wallethub.com  that Georgia ranks 2nd in the nation for the toughest DUI conviction penalties. The rankings were based on minimum jail time for 1st and 2nd offenders, aggravation of punishment based on a 10 year look back, license suspension, and fine amounts. This […]

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Study finds Uber reduces both DUI and late night traffic fatalities

The Federalist.com reported on June 16th, 2016 on a new study by University Economic Professors (Dills, Angela K. and Mulholland, Sean E., Ride-Sharing, Fatal Crashes, and Crime (May 31, 2016). Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2783797) that Ride sharing apps such as Uber reduce traffic deaths and DUI arrests. The study looked at three years and in over […]

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AAA Study finds legal limit for Marijuana DUIs have no basis

On May 10, 2016, Azcentral.com reported on a new study by the American Automobile Association (AAA) that found that per se limits for Marijuana DUIs have no scientific basis and do not correlate with impairment. In practical terms, this means that some people who are impaired would escape a Marijuana DUI conviction while others who were not […]

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Birchfield Beylund and Bernard Arguments at the SCOTUS

Birchfield v. North Dakota; Beylund v. North Dakota; and, Bernard v. Minnesota oral arguments were held at the United States Supreme Court on Wednesday, April 20th, 2016.  The primary issue in these three cases is whether it violates the 4th Amendment of the United States Constitution to criminalize the exercise that amounts to a 4th […]

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Uber has had unexpected impact on the psychology of DUI

Danny Cevallos of cnn.com April 6, 2016 article about Soccer Star Abby Wamback’s DUI arrest raises an important shift in the psychology of DUI Legal Defense. There has been a strange shift in public perception of drinking and driving, and it is because of Uber. Most people think DUI enforcement is stupid. Its foundation is […]

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American Beverage Institute slams NTSB recommendation to lower DUI limit

Restaurant Group criticism of lowering the DUI legal limit raises important questions   Lowering the DUI legal limit Hill reported on January 14, 2016, that the American Beverage Institute (ABI), a restaurant lobbying group, is outraged at the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) call to lower the legal limit for per se DUI alcohol from […]

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Top Chicago Cop orders Police have functioning Dash Cameras and audio or face discipline

Hey Big Brother, we are watching you too. On December 6, 2015, the Chicago Tribune reports top Chicago Cop ordered the Police to have functioning Dash Camera Video and audio or face discipline.  Video and Audio make everybody honest, accountable and follow the law including criminals. Police need transparency now more than ever. Hopefully, this […]

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The Constitution is not a dirty legal trick

On October 29, 2015, WSB-TV Channel 2 ran a spooky Halloween investigative report claiming that DUI Offenders were using a legal “trick” to get out of DUI arrests by claiming they were too drunk to consent to blood and breath tests. This story simplifies the complex and confounds the simple. First, there are two ways to […]

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