Dui Law News & Topics

  • Issues in Drug-Related DUI Cases

    … The criminal offense of driving under the influence (DUI) is most often associated with alcohol and drunk driving. However, many individuals are arrested every year and charged with a DUI related to drug use. Drugged DUI can involve a controlled substance1 or a combination of a controlled substance and alcohol. Some drugs that are commonly…

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  • Three Defenses Commonly Used In Illinois DUI Cases

    …, or otherwise provide law enforcement with evidence tending to show that they were under the influence of drugs or alcohol. In order to obtain a DUI conviction, the state must prove every element of the offense beyond a reasonable doubt, which is the highest burden of proof available in the American legal system. In addition, any procedural errors made…

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  • DUI and Medical Marijuana Users

    … DUI and Medical Marijuana Users by Attorney Uche | Feb 2, 2015 | DUI Law News & Topics | In January of 2014, the new medical marijuana law1 in the state of Illinois became effective. The medical marijuana pilot program allows qualified patients to receive authorization to legally use marijuana as prescribed by a medical professional…

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  • Underage DUI In Chicago

    … Underage DUI In Chicago by Attorney Uche | Jan 26, 2015 | DUI Law News & Topics | Driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs (DUI) is against the law for everyone in Illinois—and every other state, for that matter. The penalties for a DUI conviction can be severe and may have a significant impact on your life. These penalties…

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  • Should I Call a Lawyer for a First DUI Offense?

    … legally impermissible reason, it is possible that the entire case against you may be thrown out of court. Challenge the way in which any evidence against you was collected - Law enforcement are subject to constitutional limitations on how and when they search a person or a person’s vehicle. In the context of a DUI investigation, chemical testing…

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