Blog Posts in October, 2017

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  • The History of Field Sobriety Tests
    The History of Field Sobriety Tests

    How sobriety tests came to be and how they are used today in DWI and DUI arrests. Field sobriety tests are used by police officers to determine whether or not someone is sober while driving. They ...

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  • On-Duty Officer Arrested for
    On-Duty Officer Arrested for "Super Extreme DUI"

    Surely a police officer could stoop lower than this, but I can’t think of how at the moment. Sgt. John McGrath, 27, of the University of Arizona Police Department was arrested and charged Saturday ...

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  • Over 100 DWI Cases Dismissed Over Scandal
    Over 100 DWI Cases Dismissed Over Scandal

    Increasingly, scrutiny and attention is being paid to the criminal justice system that continues to convict and sentence offenders across the country. Nowhere is this scrutiny more on display than ...

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  • The Right to Remain Silent and DWIs
    The Right to Remain Silent and DWIs

    One of the most famous of rights connected to criminal cases is the so called “right to remain silent.” It is so famous because of its 40 years of popular culture references. Whenever the police ...

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  • Texas Grand Jury Proceedings
    Texas Grand Jury Proceedings

    What is a Grand Jury in Texas? A grand jury is different from the more commonly known jury trial. A grand jury is used to aid in determining whether criminal charges should be brought against a ...

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  • The Romeo & Juliet Law in Texas: How It Works
    The Romeo & Juliet Law in Texas: How It Works

    If you want to know why the Romeo and Juliet law in Texas is necessary, then familiarize yourself with an all-too-common scenario: A 17-year-old boy and a 16-year-old girl are dating. They are a grade ...

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