Kansas Highway Patrol DUI Arrests Way Down

Kansas Highway Patrol DUI Arrests Way Down

A local news channel ran an interesting story this weekend about the Kansas Highway Patrol and the fact that the agency has way fewer troopers now than it has in years past. The story says their numbers are down 16% since 2008. However, my understanding is that the numbers were way down before 2008 and that […]

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Study Reveals that Ignition Interlock Devices Don’t Do Any Good

The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) recently undertook a study for a report to the California Legislature about the effectiveness of ignition interlock devices for people who had been convicted of DUI. The bottom-line conclusion of the DMV was that ignition interlock device requirements for first, second or third time DUI offenders did not reduce […]

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Manhattan, KS Police Decide to Hide the Truth

It would almost seem like a parody story from The Onion but, frighteningly, it is absolutely true. The Riley County, Kansas Police Department has admitted that they have made the choice not to video record suspects arrested for DUI at the station because they were losing too many cases. Here is this hilarious and shameful story. […]

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2014 Kansas DUI Case Results

Well, it is not quite the end of the year but I don’t have any more DUI trials this year so I think we can say that 2014 has come and gone as far as DUI cases go. So… 2014 DUI Case Results The following are some of the results we have obtained for clients […]

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Nevada Strikes Down Implied Consent Law

Following the lead of several other states, the Nevada Supreme Court ruled recently that the state’s “Implied Consent” law did not allow officers to conduct warrantless searches of the blood of drivers who did not consent to take breath or blood tests. A story with the details is here. The Nevada court followed the US […]

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Win in the Kansas Supreme Court

Earlier this year I linked to the video of my argument before the Kansas Supreme Court in a case involving the Kansas DUI statute and sentencing. On August 29, 2014, the Kansas Supreme Court released their opinion in State v. Reese and I am happy to say that we won! The Supreme Court agreed with […]

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