New Georgia Supreme Court Case Has Major Implications for DUI Cases
New Georgia Supreme Court Case Has Major Implications for DUI Cases Yesterday, with Elliott v. State, the Georgia Supreme Court handed down a decision that has major implications for Georgia drivers and the attorneys who represent them, particularly where breath tests are involved. To understand the implications of this case, it is first important to […]
Asking For A Friend: How Much Is Too Much?
Asking For A Friend: How Much Is Too Much? Especially around the holidays, people frequently ask me questions like: “If I eat a large meal before having a few drinks, am I safe to drive?” “If I have a glass of water for every drink I have, will that prevent a DUI?” “If I only […]
A Few Notes on Roadblocks
A Few Notes on Holiday Roadblocks Every holiday season, Georgia sees a spike in DUI arrests. This is due in part to widespread use of police roadblocks. Different agencies may call them different things – DUI Checkpoints, Vehicle Safety Checkpoints, etc. But the way the function is basically the same: police stop every vehicle and check […]