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3,000 DUI cases in jeopardy following state Supreme Court ruling

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) –Some 3,000 pending DUI cases are in jeopardy following a state Supreme Court ruling. The court ruled that Hawaii drivers pulled over for drunk driving weren’t given the chance to properly consent to field sobriety, bl...

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Arrests for drunken boating plummet on Missouri waterways

KANSAS CITY, MO. Arrests for drunken boating on Missouri waterways have fallen by 63 percent since the Missouri State Water Patrol merged with the Highway Patrol in 2011. Read more here.

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Minnesota Court Overturns DWI Conviction Of Man Who Refused Blood Test

Conviction of a man jailed since 2012 is overturned in a ruling expected to carry broad implications for state law enforcement.  Click here to read the full story from the Star Tribune.

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Most Strict And Most Lenient States For DUIs

A new study was published this month by WalletHub ranking the fifty US states and the District of Columbia on strictness and leniency in dealing with DUIs and DWIs. Click here to read more.

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Appeals court reverses DWI conviction

The Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled that the officer didn’t have a “reasonable” suspicion of criminal activity. Click here to read more.

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Former MADD president arrested for DUI

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Police Can’t Extend Stop for Dog Sniff, U.S. Supreme Court Says

Police officers violate the Constitution when they extend an otherwise completed traffic stop to allow time for a trained dog to sniff for drugs. Click here to read more.

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Nebraska Supreme Court Declares Walmart Parking Lot A Public Highway

Nebraska high court says license suspension means no driving, even on private roads and parking lots. Click here to read the full article.

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DUI Case

At approximately 1:00 a.m. on June 20, 2011, Hennepin County Sheriff’s Deputy Barbara Russeth stopped Wall for a traffic violation. Upon her exiting the vehicle, Wall smelled of alcohol, exhibited poor balance, failed multiple field sobriety tests, a...

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Kansas Man Sentenced For 17th Drunk Driving Conviction

LEAVENWORTH, Kan– A 59-year-old eastern Kansas man has been sentenced to one year in jail after pleading guilty in his 17th drunken driving case. Click here for the full story

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