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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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HOW THE DEFENSE MAY SHOW YOUR BLOOD ALCOHOL IS LOWER THAN YOUR BREATHALYZER

You had several drinks at the bar before you drove home. Police stopped you for a moving violation and arrested you for DUI. At the police station, you blew the breathalyzer. The reading was over the legal limit. Your friend, … 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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IS A CONFESSION ENOUGH TO CONVICT YOU OF DUI IN ILLINOIS?

You had several drinks at a party, then drove yourself and some friends home. On the way, you hit a light pole. You were walking home when police stopped you. You told them you’d had too much to drink and … Continue reading

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POLICE VIDEOS OF DUI ARRESTS: NEW ILLINOIS COURT RULING

You were stopped for DUI. The officer asks you to get out of the car, and you agree to take the field sobriety tests. You thought you did pretty well holding your leg up and walking a straight line, but … Continue reading

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