Nevada Strikes Down Implied Consent Law

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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Administrative Driver’s License Suspension Hearings May Actually be Important

A couple of weeks ago the Kansas Court of Appeals released a decision in a case called Manzano v. Kansas Department of Revenue in which the Court of Appeals found that the administrative driver’s license hearing to determine whether the driver’s license should be suspended because he refused a breath test was a sham. In fact, […]

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20 Questions to Ask Your Kansas DUI Lawyer

I have written about and blogged before about how it is that a person accused of a DUI should go about trying to find the best dui lawyer for their case. If you have been accused of driving under the influence, I would suggest starting with this article if you haven’t already read it. Every […]

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Kansas DUI Expungement Time May Get Reduced

The Kansas House passed a bill today which would reduce the amount of time a person has to wait after they have finished a Kansas DUI diversion or completed the sentence for a DUI conviction before they can have that DUI expunged from their record. An article is here. Expungement is the process in which […]

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Jay Norton Arguing Before the Kansas Supreme Court

I argued a case in front of the Kansas Supreme Court yesterday regarding retroactive application of the new DUI laws which went into effect on July 1, 2011, on people who were sentenced after that date. The Kansas Supreme Court now posts arguments on youtube so, if you are having trouble falling asleep, you can watch […]

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