Super Bowl Weekend Means Extra DUI Enforcement

This is the big weekend. Our beloved Packers are squaring off against the Steelers for the championship on Sunday. While many die-hard fans will be traveling down to Texas to see the game in person, the rest of us will be gathering with friends and family here in Wisconsin to watch the Packers win. This […]

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Alcohol Detection Systems May Become Mandatory For All Drivers

New car technology continues to improve the driving experience while making cars safer and more reliable. However, new technology can sometimes be viewed as an invasion of privacy and a threat to individual rights. This is the argument over two new devices which seek to stop drunk driving before it starts. Department of Transportation Secretary […]

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Even Legal Drugs Can Result In A DUI Charge

Because most DUI cases involve alcohol, we commonly refer to driving under the influence of “drunk driving.” While all drunk drivers are under the influence, not all DUI arrests are caused by alcohol. Other mood-altering drugs such as marijuana, cocaine, and amphetamines can seriously impair your ability to drive. In addition to a DUI charge, […]

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Racial Profiling Could Be A Factor In Traffic Stops

Wisconsin may have a race problem when it comes to law enforcement. African Americans account for 43 percent Wisconsin’s prison population but they represent only 6 percent of the state’s total population. This disproportionate statistic has caused officials to take a closer look in order to determine if racial profiling is significant problem in law […]

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Advocacy Group Calls DUI Checkpoints Driver Harassment

The holiday season is a busy time for police departments and highway patrol. Because of a significant increase in drunk driving around Christmas and New Year’s Eve, police use extra patrols and DUI checkpoints to catch as many drunk drivers as possible. This week a national advocacy group has publicly urged police departments to stop […]

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Wisconsin Man Convicted For DUI Death Of Another Drunk Driver

A Pewaukee man was convicted last week for a 2008 drunk driving accident that resulted in one death and two injuries. The other driver was also drunk at the time. Despite a creative criminal defense which took advantage of some unique Wisconsin laws, the man was unable to successfully plead his case. The accident occurred […]

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