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January 2016 Archives

Drunk driving defense may include affirmation with explanations

Determining what defense strategy to use in a drunk driving case is crucial for any defendant. All of the aspects of the case come into consideration when a decision is being made. We know that thinking about which strategy to use can be difficult because you don't want to make the wrong decision.

Continuous alcohol monitoring is possible in New York

For some people who are facing drunk driving charges in New York, the use of the Secure Continuous Remote Alcohol Monitoring system might be brought up. This system is more commonly known as the SCRAM bracelet, which is used to detect the presence of alcohol in a person's sweat.

Vehicular assault has been used for kidnapping

Some vehicular assault cases arise when a driver gets angry and uses the car as a weapon, perhaps in a sudden case of road rage. However, according to a report done by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, some vehicular assaults have been far more intentional and planned out in advance, as the drivers have used them as a means to kidnap their victims.