An Oregon man has had his felony drunk driving conviction overturned on the ground that he was improperly barred from presenting a “sleep driving” defense at trial.
An alcohol-related automobile crash qualifies as an “accident” under an accidental death and dismemberment plan governed by ERISA, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in reversing judgment.
The mere fact that blood alcohol evidence dissipates over time does not by itself constitute an exigent circumstance justifying the warrantless blood draw of a drunk driving suspect.
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The mere fact that blood-alcohol evidence dissipates over time does not by itself constitute an exigent circumstance justifying the warrantless blood draw of a drunken driving suspect, a divided U.S. Supreme Court has ruled.
A hotel may be liable for injuries suffered by a guest in a drunk driving accident that occurred following her eviction from her room, the Colorado Court of Appeals has ruled in reversing a summary judgment.
Published: March 5, 2013
Tags: drunk driving
A driver who took methadone by prescription could not be convicted of driving under the influence in the absence of evidence that he failed to take the drug in accordance with his doctor’s instructions, the Iowa Supreme Court has ruled in reversing judgment.
A California court decided Wednesday that police didn’t need a warrant to download data about a vehicle’s speed and braking in the seconds before a fatal accident.
Police caught a Minnesota man tooling down the road with a blood alcohol level over twice the legal limit.
But the man doesn’t have to worry about serious criminal charges because Minnesota courts have decided that his Segway isn’t a motor vehicle under the state’s drunk driving laws.
A Texas criminal defense attorney’s unique advertising method has drawn the attention – and the ire – of Mothers Against Drunk Driving.
A DUI defendant’s Confrontation Clause rights were not violated by the admission of the certificate of calibration for the breath test machine used to determine the level of alcohol in his system, the Kansas Supreme Court has ruled in affirming judgment.