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Contains the latest news and cases with regard to Minnesota DWI and Criminal Law

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Minnesota DWI Chemical Evidence Part 1 – The Breath Test on Jan 30, 2012 in Uncategorized, breath test, Datamaster, dwi breath testing, dwi chemical evidence, dwi chemincal test, minnesota dwi breath test, Minnesota DWI LawyerIn any DWI case in Minnesota, the chemical evidence (which usually comes in the form of a breath test), plays a very important role. Police officers use two different types of breath tests in Minnesota, the Preliminary Breath Test and the Evidentiary...



Minnesota DWI Court Process Explained on Jan 22, 2012 in Uncategorized, arraignment, DWI Court Process, DWI custody, dwi trial, Minnesota DWI Court, plea bargain, pre-trial motionIn Minnesota, charges will be filed against the accused after a DWI arrest. Depending on the charges, the DWI court process may vary from case to case. The heavier the charge, such as in the case of felony over misdemeanor, the more court hearings ar...



Minnesota DWI Field Sobriety Test Reliability on Jan 15, 2012 in Uncategorized, Field Sobriety Tests, FST, NHTSA, SFST, Sobriety Test, Standardized Field Sobriety TestsThe field sobriety test in Minnesota or in any other part of the United States is one of the most controversial aspects of a DWI stop. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) developed a model system and published several training...



A Closer Look at December Minnesota DWI Arrest Numbers on Jan 9, 2012 in Uncategorized, DWI arrest numbers, Minnesota DWI. Christmas, New Years, Towards Zero DeathsAccording to a recent Minnesota Department of Public Safety press release, preliminary reports showed that there were 823 DWI offenders arrested by 191 law enforcement agencies in the first 11 days of the statewide December DWI enforcement campaign.



Probable Cause and DWI Arrest Explained on Jan 2, 2012 in Uncategorized, dwi arrest standardized field sobriety test, dwi offender, field, preliminary breath test, probable cause, reasonable suspicionProbable cause refers to evidence or facts that would make a reasonable person believe that a crime has been, is being, or will be committed.  It is based on factual evidence, not simply on suspicion. Probable cause to arrest a DWI offender is not t...



DWI of a Controlled Substance/Drugs in Minnesota, DUI Laws & Consequences, Part II on Dec 31, 2011 in Uncategorized, Controlled Substance, DWI in Minnesota, Minnesota Criminal Lawyer, Under the Influence of drugsIn part one of this series, we discussed the basic facts for Driving Under the Influence of Drugs (DUID), including statistics and the types of drugs being used in DUID offenses.  Now, in part two, we examine the criminal and civil laws and penaltie...