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April 2014 Archives

Drunk Driving Blood Sample Search Warrant Requirements

Blood sample search warrant In 2013, the United States Supreme Court ruled that the police must obtain a warrant before subjecting a drunk driving suspect to a blood test. The ruling stems from a case that involved a man charged with drunk driving in which a blood sample was taken from him without his consent or a valid warrant.

DUI Conviction Consequences for College Students

yay-460334.jpgIn addition to the criminal and civil consequences that arise from a DUI conviction in Michigan, there are additional collateral consequences that can result as well for undergraduate or graduate college students.

How the Widmark Formula is Used to Determine Blood Alcohol Content Levels in Men & Women

Thumbnail image for Widmark Formula If you are arrested for drunk driving, a police officer will use a variety of investigative tools to determine your blood alcohol content (BAC) level in order to obtain probable cause to formally charge you with drunk driving. Men and women BAC levels differ greatly based on several factors. In particular, the Widmark formula is used to address the different BAC levels between genders in order to obtain accurate results.