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
Introducing Minnesota's First and Only ACS-CHAL Forensic Lawyer-Scientist: Chuck Ramsay
Oyez Oyez! Hear ye, hear ye:
Chuck Ramsay has received the prestigious "ACS-CHAL Forensic Lawyer-Scientist| designation from the American Chemical Society. Read More
Tampering with the Evidence - Forensic Labs Are Dropping Like Flies
You may recall the St. Read More
Following the Future: Minnesota's DWI Test Refusal Law
Minnesota's own Robert Zimmerman may have said it best when he noticed that "The Times, They Are A Changin'" It looks like the odds of the United States Supreme Court taking a careful look at Minnesota's decision to criminalize the act of DWI test refusal are going up by the day. Read More
Crossing the Line - What Happened to Innocent Until Proven Guilty?
How many times did you cross the line on your drive to work today?
I hope it was fewer than three, because that's all it took to initiate the traffic stop that has turned my client's life upside-down. Read More