The Only Explanation Some Minnesota appellate court decisions and statutes can only be explained with a shrug and quietly mumbling “because DWI.” Due process (the legal term for “fairness”) is routinely abandoned in DWI law in ways that is not tolerated in other areas of law. Chief among these is the admissibility of breath tests […]
When you’re charged with DWI, DUI, assault, domestic assault, drug possession, probation violation, or any other crime, the prosecutor has thousands of people against you and your attorney. Here’s how I even the odds so you can win!
Starting August 1, 2019 a new law will take effect in Minnesota that bans talking on cell phones while driving. It will be selectively enforced.
Forensics is the application of principles from other disciplines, usually sciences, to the law. In addition to the analysis of blood, urine, fingerprints, body decomposition, blood splatter, and the presence of drugs and drug metabolites, forensics have been applied to linguistics (determining who composed a document based on the language used), psychology (someone’s mental state […]
No person shall be compelled in any criminal case to be a witness against himself. Aaron was stopped for speeding. When the officer got to Aaron’s window (which Aaron had rolled down), he asked Aaron “how much have you had to drink tonight.” Aaron did not answer. The officer asked Aaron for his driver’s license and proof […]