D(efense)-Day: Opening a Second Front In Defense of the Constitution

In early 1944, Nazi Germany (the polar opposite of a country based on constitutionally guaranteed freedoms) was struggling to retain the territory it had captured, while the Allies were bombing Germany from the skies in anticipation of an amphibious landing for a new battle - the "Second Front". Read More

Posted on July 01, 2015 by Charles Ramsay

Why get a warrant when you can use a statute instead?

We the People understand and appreciate that law enforcement's job is to investigate crime by collecting evidence to be used in a criminal prosecution. Read More

Posted on June 25, 2015

Will the Test Refusal Law Fall on Its Face?

Once again, we can see that the legal landscape is reaching one of those tipping points, where everything we thought we knew is turned on its head. Read More

Posted on June 23, 2015 by Charles Ramsay

Cherry Picking with the BCA

For a driver with a breath alcohol concentration (BrAC) that straddles one of the statutory cutoffs (0. Read More

Posted on June 22, 2015

Might Bernard Have a Silver Lining?

Every cloud has a silver lining, they say. Read More

Posted on June 17, 2015

"Your rights are no good here."

I think I know how the drafters of Magna Carta felt. Read More

Posted on June 15, 2015

Your Voluntary Consent Is Required

For DWI suspects in Minnesota, the right to consult with counsel has no bearing on the voluntariness of their "consent| to give blood, breath, or urine for testing. Read More

Posted on June 11, 2015
Posted on June 10, 2015
Posted on June 02, 2015 by Daniel Koewler

Minnesota Lowers the Legal Limit For Driving While Intoxicated

Regular followers of our blog know that earlier this year we were carefully tracking the Minnesota Legislature's proposed changes to our DWI laws. Read More

Posted on May 28, 2015 by Daniel Koewler

We Don't Just Use Our Knowledge to Fight DWIs, We Also Educate Others

The attorneys at Ramsay Law Firm have a national reputation to maintain - while we practice our particularly aggressive manner of DWI defense solely for our clients in Minnesota, both Chuck and Dan are authors of well-regarded books and key members of several nationally-renowned organizations. Read More

Posted on May 26, 2015 by Daniel Koewler

Beating DWIs with Science

Winning cases for our clients is nothing new, but this week we won a few based on good ol' science. Read More

Posted on May 23, 2015 by Charles Ramsay

"Consent" in the Wake of State v. Brooks

Right now in Minnesota, courts' interpretation of DWI law is all over the map รข?? the law is uncertain, with more gray areas and questions than black-and-white answers. Read More

Posted on May 12, 2015 by Charles Ramsay
Posted on April 09, 2015 by Charles Ramsay

Be Glad That Someone Is Watching The Watchers

Lawyers have an annoying habit of finding a Latin phrase for everything. Read More

Posted on April 08, 2015 by Charles Ramsay

Get Educated! 2015 Annual MSCJ DWI Seminar Schedule Released

Every experienced DWI defense attorney knows that continuing education is absolutely necessary if you expect to zealously defend your clients. Read More

Posted on April 01, 2015 by Daniel Koewler

How Easy It Is To Make A DWI Arrest

Hopefully I caught your attention with yesterday's post about the lesser-known but equally serious crime of driving while taking medication as prescribed (let's abbreviate that "DWP" for driving while prescribed). Read More

Posted on March 18, 2015 by Charles Ramsay

Medication Contraindication: Driving in Minnesota

Medication Contraindication: Driving in Minnesota

Do you take prescription medication? Approximately 70% of Americans do. Read More

Posted on March 17, 2015 by Charles Ramsay

Minnesota Supreme Court Denies Rehearing in Bernard Case

Today, the Minnesota Supreme Court formally denied the "petition for rehearing" filed in on February 18, 2015, in the case of State v. Read More

Posted on March 16, 2015 by Charles Ramsay

Must Attend Event: 2015 MSCJ Annual DWI Seminar

It's that time of year again - the Minnesota Society for Criminal Justice is holding it's 30th Annual DWI Seminar - the single most important seminar you can attend if you ever even consider handling a DWI case as a defense attorney. Read More

Posted on March 12, 2015 by Daniel Koewler
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