Judging Traffic

2018 Newsletters

February 14 Equal Justice Under Law Challenges Pennsylvania License Suspensions for Drug Offenses + France Bans All Smartphone Use While Driving--Even While Pulled Over
January 17 Oklahoma Impaired Driving Law Found Unconstitutional + Georgia Aims to Become a Hands-Free State + Big Brother on Wheels

2017 Newsletters

December 20 Legislators in Wisconsin Propose Interlocks for First-Time Offenders + Colorado Gives DUI Offenders Personal Breathalyzers
November 15 Georgia Supreme Court Holds That Compelled Breathalyzer Tests Violate Georgia Privilege Against Self-Incrimination
October 18 Commonwealth v. Gerhardt - Field Sobriety Tests and Marijuana;
September 20 Special Profile: Remote Video Proceedings for Traffic Cases in Fresno, California
August 16 Colorado Court Rules Marijuana Detection By Canine Unit Insufficient Cause for Search; Ohio Supreme Court Strikes Down Statute Prohibiting Local Governments From Using Traffic Cameras
July 19 Montana Defendant Challenges State's Marijuana DUI Standard as Arbitrary; Washington State Enacts Tougher Distracted Driving Law
June 21 Chicago State's Attorney's Office to Stop Prosecuting Certain Traffic Offenses Due to Overwhelming Caseloads
May 17 Texas Legislature Considers "Second Chance" Law; Learning About Police Interaction in Driver's Education
April 19 Utah Lowers BAC Limit to 0.05; Traffic Resource Center Redesign; State v. Worsham: Event Data Recorders and the Fourth Amendment
March 15 Mental Illness Defense Should be Heard; No Right to an Attorney During a Field Sobriety Test
February 15 Worth a Listen: Making the case & Marijuana Testing; Statistics - DUI's and Super Bowl Sunday
January 18 Ohio Supreme Court says Testimony of Experienced Police Officer Sufficient to Prove Drugged Driving Impairment; Medical Marijuana Patients Given Some DUI Protections