After he was charged with a DUI in late April, the Miami Hurricanes suspended their running back, Mark Walton, indefinitely. This came as something of an unwelcome shock to the program and its fans, as Walton had led the team in touchdowns during the previous season.
Law enforcement agencies throughout Florida use many different tactics to enforce DUI law. On holidays and throughout the year, routine patrols, saturation patrols (commonly called Wolf Pack operations) and DUI checkpoints frequently focus on drunk driving enforcement.
Seventy minutes may have significant implications for drunk driving cases throughout Florida. In that span of time, the Supreme Court heard arguments about challenges to DUI laws involving the requirement of drivers submitting to alcohol testing without a warrant and before an arrest.
Following a DUI arrest in Florida, the officer will confiscate the driver's license of the suspect. From there, the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles automatically suspends driving privileges.
A common question is how can my DUI get dismissed. There are various ways to attack a DUI case before there is even a Jury Trial. When you hire a lawyer that attorney will request all of the evidence which is known as Discovery. That may include all the police reports, any videos or any other items that will aid in assisting you in your DUI case.
We invite you to review our firm's recent SlideShare presentation explaining why you should refuse to take a breath test if you are arrested for DUI. You read that correctly: you should refuse a breath test. Here's why:
Everyone is wearing green and drinking green beer today. Happy St. Patrick's Day to one and all. It might not be a very happy holiday if you get pulled over today. The "pubs" here in Orlando have opened up early and the local police have the sobriety checkpoints all set up. DUI and St. Patrick's Day unfortunately go together like leprechauns and gold.
Attorney Corey Cohen is consistently rated as a top DUI attorney in his field by clients and other attorneys. Defending DUI's are a passion of Mr. Cohen's and he enjoys always finding new ways to try and fight these charges against his clients.
In a DUI case dating back to 2012, Detriot Lions player Nick Fairley was found not guilty. The case took more than two years to reach trial, but ended up lasting less than three days between jury selection, both arguments, and the jury's deliberations. The jury in Mobile County, Alabama, felt Fairley was not guilty.
An interesting question keeps popping up here in the state of FL. Can you legally keep your window rolled up at a DUI checkpoint? An attorney has gained national attention for distributing controversial fliers that drivers can show police during traffic stops and DUI checkpoints, in order to avoid arrest for driving under the influence.