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PROPOSED ILLINOIS LAW TAKES MARIJUANA OUT OF THE DUI TRACE LAW

A proposed Illinois law would resolve some of the conflict between liberalized marijuana laws and their impact on DUI. Under a current Illinois law, known as the “trace law,” you may be convicted of DUI if you have any unlawful … Continue reading

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CAN THEY TAKE MY BLOOD? THE EMERGENCY ROOM EXCEPTION

Previous posts have discussed how police may take your blood with or without your consent after a DUI-related accident. But police can also obtain blood or urine results from you under the emergency room exception. Blood or urine tests for … Continue reading

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THEY TESTED MY BLOOD? CAN I STILL DEFEND MY ILLINOIS DUI?

You thought you were driving just fine, even after a few beers, but then you got into a car crash. You were injured and taken to the hospital. Police asked if they could test your blood for alcohol, and you … Continue reading

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THE CHARGE OF BAC EXCEEDS 0.08 IN ILLINOIS

Your driving was actually just fine, but your breathalyzer was well over the legal limit. Or maybe you swerved all over the lane, but you only blew a .04. Either way, you can be found guilty of DUI. How can … Continue reading

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CAN THEY TAKE MY BLOOD? YOUR RIGHTS AND DUI BLOOD TESTING

You were leaving an after-work party, when you missed a stop sign and slammed into another car. Both you and the other driver were taken to the hospital. At the hospital, an officer asked the nurse to draw your blood … Continue reading

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