Blog Posts in July, 2012

  • 31-Jul-2012

    Preservation of Breath Sample Not Required

    Preservation of the Breath Sample There is much argument about the reliability of the Intoxilyzer as well as other Breathalyzers. These machines attempt to gauge the BAC in a persons' blood. The problem is, they are measuring air, not blood. So, ...
  • 30-Jul-2012

    State Given Benefit of Procedural Due Process Even Though the Back Dated Certificates

    State Given Benefit of Procedural Due Process Even Though the Back Dated Certificates In State v. Ernesti 291 Kan. 54, 65, 239 P.3d 40 (2010), the Supreme Court decided to overturn the district court, who had previously suppressed the breath test ...
  • 27-Jul-2012

    DUI Checklanes Constitutional

    Are DUI checklanes legal? According to the Kansas courts, these check lanes can indeed be legal. In fact, in the following case, City of Overland Park v. Rhodes, the court addresses the Constitutionality of stop points. Rhodes had been forced to pull ...
  • 25-Jul-2012

    Senator's Son Charged With Drunk Driving

    19 year Alexander Whitehouse, of Newport, was arrested and charged this morning for drunk driving. DUI and DWI charges occur all the time, the difference in this case is that the defendant is the son of Rhode Island United States Senator Sheldon ...
  • 19-Jul-2012

    NFL Player Charged With Drunk Driving

    Another sport celebrity was arrested for drunk driving. The 14th overall pick of the 2011 NFL Draft, Robert Quinn, Defensive End for the St. Louis Rams, was charged with DWI and two other charges. Apparently, he was cooperative throughout the ...
  • 5-Jul-2012

    Urinal Cakes With Drunk Driving Message

    Imagine using the restroom, and then suddenly hearing a woman's voice say, "Here's a real friendly reminder. Don't drive drunk. If you do and you get arrested, the next urinal you pee in will be in jail, with a hairy guy named Bubba ...

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