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May 2010

Blood Tests in DUI Cases Not Always Accurate

May 26, 2010

Many Michigan DUI lawyers see blood tests as nearly impossible to defend.  This may be due to a lack of knowledge on their part, or it may be due to a belief that jurors see blood tests as irrefutable.  Regardless of the basis this belief is simply not true.  Armed with the right knowledge, blood [...]

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Lindsay Lohan’s SCRAM Prone to False Positives

May 25, 2010

On May 24, 2010, Lindsay Lohan was once again ordered to wear a SCRAM bracelet to monitor her sobriety.  Trouble is, the bracelet is not “stunningly accurate” as has been reported elsewhere. The monitor is worn around the ankle and has sensors that measure the alcohol in the wearer’s body as it travels through the [...]

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Ohio Imposes Driver License Sanctions after Michigan DUI Conviction

May 25, 2010

Many Ohio residents travel to Michigan for business or pleasure.  While in Michigan they are sometimes arrested for DUI.  A frequent question for these Ohio drivers looking at a Michigan DUI conviction is “what will happen to my Ohio driver license?  Like so many other issues involved with a Michigan DUI conviction, this is not [...]

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Home State Driver License Sanctions for Michigan DUI

May 14, 2010

If you are an out-of-state driver accused or convicted of a Michigan DUI, understanding what driver license sanctions might apply can be a tricky business.  There is a second question you may have after a Michigan DUI conviction, which is “when will the driver license sanctions be applied?” Because of our federalist system, Michigan can [...]

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Medical Marijuana and OWI in Michigan

May 1, 2010

If you’ve been arrested in Michigan for OWI and the charge is based on your use of marijuana, you may be wondering if Michigan’s Medical Marijuana Act applies to your case.  The answer is almost certainly “yes,” but before you can understand this answer, you will need to understand a few things about Michigan’s OWI [...]

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