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Jones v. State – S11G1054 – If you want to avoid a road block don’t panic: stay calm and move on!

Jones v State, S11G1054, is an appeal from a DUI conviction after the Denial of a Motion to Suppress from the Coweta County State Court in Newman, Georgia on May 7, 2012. Micheal Jeffrey Jones was driving in his truck behind an SUV. As they approached the roadblock, the SUV took an abrupt turn into an empty […]

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Sandlin v. State, Georgia Court of Appeal, Appeal No. A10A2197, Jan. 19, 2011: Spreading the Love

On January 19, 2011, the Georgia Court of Appeals expanded the scope of the Love v. State, 271 Ga. 398 (1999) which held unconstitutional the Georgia DUI statute that equated the presence of marijuana in a person’s blood, breath, or urine to DUI regardless of the effect of the marijuana on the person under the Equal […]

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Stubblefield v. State, A09A2225 February 2, 2010: Don’t get medical treatment after a DUI arrest

Discovery, Hospital Blood test, Stubblefield v. State, A09A2225 (February 10, 2010). The Court of Appeals affirmed the Coweta County State Court’s denial of a motion to suppress the hospital blood test taken in treating the defendant’s diabetic condition on the night of the DUI arrest. A Newnan Jury found E.J. Stubblefield guilty of DUI alcohol less safe […]

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England v. State, A09A2181, December 2, 2009

In England v. State, A09A2181, December 2, 2009, the Georgia Court of Appeals held in Forsyth County DUI arrest heard in Cumming, Georgia, that when asked by a police officer for a breath test under the implied consent law and the driver replies “I would rather have a blood test” is not a request for an […]

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