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Medical Marijuana Law in Arizona

There are several aspects of the medical marijuana law that are being questioned, but none more so than the effect it has on the DUI laws. In Arizona there are three ways to get a DUI: 1) Driving while under the influence and impaired to the slightest degree, 2) driving with a 0.08 or higher […]

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‘Stupid Motorist Law’ Challenges Arizona Drivers Who Make Poor Decisions

Arizona authorities are trying to determine whether a tour-bus driver who drove into a flash flood with 33 people on board can be held liable under Arizona’s ‘Stupid Motorist Law.’ The law states that any motorist who becomes stranded after driving through or around barricades to enter any flooded roadway may be charged for the […]

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The History of Miranda Rights in Arizona

The Miranda warning, also known as Miranda Rights, is the formal warning that police are required to give to criminal suspects in police custody before they are interrogated. They are used as protections against any possible police intimidation toward a suspect and to preserve the admissibility of any statement the suspect may have that can […]

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Prescription drug use can still result in DUI

The head of elections, Sam Westmoreland, in Fulton County Georgia was sentenced to a 10 day jail sentence after being convicted of driving under the influence of benzodiazepine. But things got worse for the public official after he and his staff wrongly assigned nearly 700 voters to the incorrect state House and state Senate ballots. […]

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