Chuck Ramsay Named As Faculty for National College for DUI Defense
When it comes to DUI Defense, there is currently no national organization more prestigious, more well-respected, or more important, than the National College for DUI Defense. Read More
Breaking News: Minnesota Supreme Court Grants Review of Thompson (DWI Test Refusal Law)
Back in December we posted the result of our appeal in the case of State v. Read More
Using Due Process To "Set Right What Once Went Wrong"
In the early 90's I was a fan of the show "Quantum Leap." Read More
You'd Be Stupid Not To: Everything BUT The Trial School Returns!
Are you a defense attorney (or even a prosecutor)? Are you constantly striving to be as zealous of an advocate for your client as possible? Want to hone your skills as a criminal trial attorney?
Every year the Minnesota State Bar Association sponsors a wide variety of seminars geared towards crimi Read More
Beating Them With Science: Tools to Make the Case Against Breath Testing
Here are a few tools that expose breath testing for the junk science that it is. Read More
Chuck Ramsay Explains Problems With Minnesota Breath Tests on Fox 9 News
If you've ever visited our blog before, you know that we take the science behind DWI testing very, very seriously. Read More
The Truth About DWI Breath Testing: "A .08 may not be a .08"
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It's Official: Bernard Does NOT Apply to Blood and Urine Tests
The dismantling of an unconstitutional statutory scheme is, evidently, a slow process. Read More
Court Takes Notice of Shoddy "Science" of Breath Testing in Minnesota
On January 25, 2016, the Minnesota Court of Appeals released its decision in Torgeson v. Read More
The Broad Implications of the Supreme Court's Consolidation of Cases in Bernard v. Minnesota
Unless you've been living under a rock, you know that the United States Supreme Court will soon rule on the constitutionality, in the DWI context, of warrantless chemical testing and criminal punishment for refusing such testing. Read More
Motion to Suppress Breath Test on Constitutional Grounds - Sample Language
If you watched our webcast earlier this week, you know that we stressed the importance of litigating constitutional issues in DWI cases, especially given the recent sea change in Minnesota appellate courts. Read More
Meeker County Court Stays DWI Proceeding Pending Bernard and Trahan
Today another Minnesota judge stayed a DWI proceeding pending the United States Supreme Court's decision in State v. Read More
TNT - Get A Handle On The Current Explosion In Constitutional DWI Challenges in Minnesota
The constitutionality of Minnesota's DWI laws have never been more uncertain. Read More
The Trend Continues: Another Test Refusal Charge Dismissed
Short and sweet: In a district court order filed yesterday, a Hennepin County judge dismissed another criminal charge of test refusal, citing Thompson and Trahan. Read More
Minnesota Court of Appeals Finds Particularity Requirement Unreasonable in DWI Case
Just when we think the Fourth Amendment is out of the woods, another state appellate opinion comes down. Read More