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Medical Conditions To Blame For Failing DUI Tests

You are driving down the road when all of a sudden you see blue lights coming in behind you. You know that you have done nothing wrong, as you have had nothing to drink. You pull over, and immediately the police officer tells you that he suspects that you have been driving under the influence. You protest, of course, because you have nothing to drink, and you are feeling fine. The officer insists that you take a breathalyzer, and when you comply, you find out that your blood alcohol level is over the legal limit. How is that possible when… Read More

Driving Under Influence – Accident Cases And Legal Assistance

Drunk driving is considered a criminal offense globally and the cases of drunk-driving are heard in criminal courts. Drunk-driving in the United States is referred to as “Driving Under Influence” (DUI). Drunk driving traffic collision cases are exceedingly common in America and it claims over 17,000 lives each year. According to American law, being drunk is inadmissible as a defense for reckless driving or a crime committed under influence, and that factor itself is considered a crime, not to mention that this act is potentially life threating if the drunk-driver gets involved in an accident. Thousands of people are killed… Read More

Child Pornography and Your Rights

Child pornography is in the United States is a very serious crime. Child pornography, is any form of media containing explicit images or videos explicitly depicting or sexualizing minors. In the US it is a crime to distribute, produce, sell or possess pornographic materials depicting or involving anyone younger than 18 years of age. There federal laws in the United States which discuss child pornography include: 18 U.S.C. § 2251 which describes the sexual exploitation of children, 18 U.S.C. § 2260– discussing the production of sexually explicit depictions of a minor for importation into the United States, 18 U.S.C. § 2251A– discussing… Read More

How Your Social Media May Help the Case against You

At this point, most of us are on social media; a lot. Whether you use older platforms like Facebook or Twitter or are embracing the latest trends in the form of TikTok, we are so accustomed to creating and consuming social media content, that we are not aware of the danger it can pose to us. No, I am not talking about targeted advertising (although it can be quite invasive). I am talking about your social media being used by the police to tie you to a criminal case. We reached out to a criminal defense lawyer in San Diego… Read More

What To Do If Caught DUI

We all know how driving under the influence of substances like drugs or alcohol is dangerous, but sometimes circumstances force us to do that hoping to not get hurt, hurt anyone else, or get caught. It’s not the end of the world if you are pulled over and checked, if you play it right and remember how to behave then it is going to be much easier for your defense to win the case. Monder Criminal Lawyer Group gave some valuable pieces of advice on how to best act in these unpleasant scenarios. Here’s what you should do if pulled… Read More

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