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July 2016 Archives

Could Your Trailer Hitch Get You Busted?

Continued tension nationwide between police and people of color has heightened awareness that police officers frequently feel empowered to stop motorists on the thinnest of pretexts - everything from improper pine tree deodorizers to oversized trailer hitches. Police often get away with questionable stops, but not always.

SCOTUS Reinforces a State's Right to Perform a Breathalyzer Test Without a Warrant

SCOTUS Reinforces a State's Right to Perform a Breathalyzer Test Without a Warrant.jpgThe U.S. Supreme Court determined, by a 5-3 majority, that states can legally require suspected drunk drivers to take a breath test without a warrant. The court also held that warrantless blood tests are unconstitutional. The holding will have a significant impact on suspected drunk drivers. 

How to Avoid a DUI

How to Avoid a DUI.jpgConsuming one beer or glass of wine prior to driving can result in you being charged with a DUI. Even if you feel okay to drive, your blood alcohol content may actually be above the legal limit. Below are 4 simple tips on how to avoid a DUI in Ann Arbor. Read on to learn more.

Top 5 Consequences of a DUI Conviction

Top 5 Consequences of a DUI Conviction.jpgDriving under the influence of alcohol is the most common criminal offense committed in the United States. If you are convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol in Ann Arbor, you could face serious repercussions. From paying penalties and fines, to serving time in jail, being convicted of a DUI will impact your life. Read on to learn more about the top 5 consequences of a DUI conviction.