Will The United States Supreme Court Review Minnesota's DWI Test Refusal Law?
Unless this is the first time you've ever visited our blog, you're undoubtedly aware that one of the hottest topic in the area of DWI law is Minnesota's DWI Test Refusal law, which effectively makes it a crime to refuse to submit to a warrantless search. Read More
SCOTUS Holds Over Bernard Appeal Until December 11
Last Friday, the United States Supreme Court held conferences on a variety of petitions for review. Read More
Second Amendment On Deck - They're Coming for Your Guns
First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak outâ??
Because I was not a Socialist. Read More
Update: Minnesota Supreme Court Accepts Review Of Minnesota DWI Test Refusal Law
We've got more developments to report regarding whether or not Minnesota's DWI Test refusal law is constitutional. Read More
Constitutional Rights Matter -- in Hawaii, at Least
From my snowed-in perch at my desk in Minnesota, Hawaii looks mighty good right about now, and I'm not just talking about the weather. Read More
Ramsay Law Firm Presents - Uncertainty of Measurement With the Innocence Project
If you have any interest in learning more about the hottest topic in forensic criminal defense, you'll want to mark your calendars for December 17, 2015. Read More
Supreme Court to Discuss Bernard Appeal on December 4
We've got a small update to provide regarding the ongoing state of the law regarding Minnesota's Test Refusal Law. Read More
Those Who CAN Do, Also Teach
Good attorneys - the ones who want to do more than take your money, the ones that actually want to (and enjoy) fighting for you, are constantly learning the latest and greatest legal tactics to help their clients win. Read More
Lowering the Legal Limit to 0.05 - We've Been Here Before
Recently, the National Transportation Safety Board issued its formal recommendation that the states reduce the per se legal limit for alcohol from 0. Read More
The Technicalities (and Presumptions) of DWI: Part II
We previously discussed one of the most common misconceptions held by people who were arrested for driving while impaired - the future client who calls our office and feels obligated to keep reminding us that they "know" that they are "technically guilty of DWI" but . Read More
Test Your Knowledge: Free and Voluntary Consent in Minnesota
What does "free and voluntary consent| mean in Minnesota?
Here's a quiz! See how your notion of free and voluntary consent compares with that of Minnesota appellate courts. Read More
Minnesota Court Finds Minn. Stat. 171.19 Unconstitutional
A win for individual rights and due process!
(Read the redacted order here. Read More
Chuck Ramsay Discusses Minnesota DWI Blood Testing With Minnesota's Capitol Report
The DWI legal landscape continues to shift after last week's decision by the Court of Appeals that Minnesota's DWI Test Refusal law is unconstitutional when law enforcement demand a blood sample. Read More
Minnesota DWI Policy: Don't Drink and Drive - Do Drugs Instead!
Think about the public policy implications of the latest development in Minnesota's DWI law debacle. Read More
The Problems With A "Sometimes Unconstitutional" Law
"If it is possible, let this cup pass from Me. Read More
Breaking News: Minnesota's DWI Test Refusal Law Is Unconstitutional
You didn't misread that headline - the Minnesota Court of Appeals just ruled that Minnesota's DWI test refusal law is unconstitutional. Read More
The Technicalities (and Presumptions) of DWI Defense
This comes up often enough to warrant a blog post - the future client who calls us, looking for advice, who has several assumptions about the "technicalities" of being arrested for a DWI. Read More