Blog Posts in May, 2013

  • The 15 Minute Observation Period

    || 23-May-2013

    How does an officer know if someone is intoxicated? If they are assessing them based on outward signs how long does it take before they can come to an accurate conclusion? In the state of California that question is answered with 15 minutes and this is the minimum time that an officer should be inspecting a suspect before they are able to more accurately determine if they are in fact under the ...
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  • Forensic Analyst Accused of Drugs from Evidence

    || 16-May-2013

    Drug crimes may come with a stigma but the reality is that people in every type of profession and from all walks of life may find themselves accused. Many times this is a wrongful allegation and it is just an issue of being in the wrong place at the wrong time. A false accusation should be forcefully fought, but many people can also deal with receiving harsher penalties than what actually fits the ...
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  • What are the Defenses for a DUI?

    || 10-May-2013

    For those that are accused of drinking under the influence of alcohol, these allegations can be fought and there are a number of ways to do so. There are many valid reasons for a why a person can be wrongfully accused and may come across as being intoxicated without this actually being true. One of the things that an officer can base their assumption off of is the appearance of a person. They may ...
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