The History of the DUI

When was the first drunk driving law created?

Today, every state has some version of a DWI statute. Drunk driving laws make it illegal to operate a motor vehicle if the driver has consumed over a certain level of alcohol. Drunk driving laws are important to protect the public, but at times drivers...

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Your Driver’s License After a DUI in Arizona

How long will my driver’s license be suspended after a DUI?

Most of us will drive our car several times a day, generally venturing to work, shopping, school, friends’ houses, and many more destinations. Getting around without a vehicle in Arizona is quite challenging, particularly if you live in a more rural area....

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False Positives on Breathalyzer Tests

What foods can cause a false positive on breathalyzer tests?

A false positive on a breathalyzer test occurs when the test reports that the driver is intoxicated to the extent that he or she is over the legal limit, when in fact the driver has not consumed alcohol or has consumed a small...

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Prosecuting Drug Overdoses in Arizona

While those who die from drug overdoses are ultimately responsible for their actions, the legal landscape has begun to shift from looking at these tragedies are accidental “deaths by misadventure” or suicides to holding the sellers of these drugs accountable for homicides.  Drug overdoses, now the leading cause of death in...

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Drones Used for Committing and Solving Crimes

Drones, a type of unmanned aerial vehicle that is controlled remotely, have been utilized for so many purposes. But while about 1.5 million commercial and recreational drones have been registered in the U.S. with the Federal Aviation Administration and widely used by the public over the last five years, it’s not always...

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