Part 3- Adding Insult to Injury: Bypassing Minnesota's DWI Bail Statute.
In this final chapter in our three part series regarding bail, we're going to debunk the common myth that Minnesota judges are required by law to set bail in DWI cases. Read More
DWI Urine Sample Re-test: Judge Tosses Government's Alcohol Results
Earlier this year our series "Freedom Through Independence| told of the benefits of re-testing the state's alcohol samples in DWI cases. Read More
Part 2- Adding Insult to Injury: Why Minnesota's DWI Bail Statute is Unconstitutional.
As we blogged about in part one of this three-part series on bail arguments, most Minnesota judges think that they are required by law to set bail in DWI cases. Read More
DWI Urine Testing Being Flushed Down the Toilet: Minnesota Supreme Court Wipes Up State's Remaining Argument in Favor of Urine Testing.
I've blogged about the unscientific nature of DWI urine testing for years and years. Read More
"Urge to Purge": The Minnesota BCA's Attempt to use New Junk Science to Support DWI Urine Testing.
Urine testing has no place in determining whether or not a state's DWI laws have been violated. Read More
Minnesota Supreme Court Holding: Ongoing Constitutional Vitality of DWI Test Refusal Law Now in Question
The Chief Justice for the Supreme Court penned an incredibly articulate and devastating attack against Minnesota's test refusal law today. Read More
Part 1 - Adding Insult to Injury: Should You Post Bail When You're Charged with a DWI?
One problem that most people arrested for DWI will quickly encounter is that Minnesota judges think that they are required to set bail in DWI cases. Read More
It's August 31 - Did you Renew Your Vehicle's Registration Tabs?
Today the Court of Appeals issued a decision that clarifies the current scope of Minnesota's vehicle registration laws. Read More
DWI Forfeiture: An Innocent Owner's $10,000 Mistake
Among the many decisions recently issued by the Minnesota Court of Appeals was the troubling case of Van Note v. Read More
MINNESOTA DWI INTOXILYZER SOURCE CODE UPDATE: IS YOUR LAWYER A MEMBER OF THE COALITION?
One Hennepin County judge wrote in a source code order that it may be malpractice for a lawyer not to seek breath test software. Read More
Minnesota Intoxilyzer 5000 Source Code Update: Judge Extends Timeline on Thousands of DWI Cases
Today, Judge Abrams issued an order extending the timeline for the consolidated Minnesota Intoxilyzer 5000 source code cases. Read More
Source Code Update: The List of Drivers Continues to Grow
The latest numbers are in. Read More
Minnesota's New Breath Test Machine: More Source Code Challenges?
Yesterday a reader posted the following question on our blog:
Allen L. Read More
Minnesota Court of Appeals Re-Interprets the Minnesota Implied Consent Statute
Yesterday, the Minnesota Court of Appeals issued an incredibly troubling decision in the case of State v. Read More
Breaking News: State of Minnesota Admits the Intoxilyzer 5000 is Garbage, Plans to Replace Entire Fleet with the "Datamaster"
In a totally unsurprising about face, the State of Minnesota announced that it will soon replace every Intoxilyzer 5000 in Minnesota with a machine, the "Datamaster", manufactured by National Patent Analytical Systems. Read More
DWI Urine Update: Minnesota BCA Lab Confirms that Tri County Urine Tests Are Flawed
If you follow our blog, you noticed that we recently exposed the fact that the State was charging drivers with DWIs based upon incorrect urine test results. Read More