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People v Rea: Drunk Driving In Private Driveway Decided In Michigan

Drunk Driving In Private Driveway – People v Rea In People v Rea, the Michigan Court of Appeals was faced with a drunk driving case where a police officer saw an individual back up in his property about 25 feet, essentially whether an individual can be charged with drunk driving in private driveway. The police were …

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Michigan Ignition InterLock Program Reportedly Provides Success

Success In Michigan Ignition Interlock Program Here in the State of Michigan, numerous courts throughout the state have been involved in a pilot program utilizing ignition interlock devices for drunk driving charges and conviction. The Michigan ignition interlock program places a device inside an individual’s motor vehicle, which then requires the individual to blow into the …

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Drunk Driving Prevention Examined – Josh Jones, Michigan Criminal Defense Attorney

Examining Drunk Driving Prevention Many individuals know that drunk driving charges can and are serious matters. This is especially true, not because of the possible jail confinement or fine imposed, but because of the other consequences, sanctions, and punishments that can be and are inflicted on an individual convicted of a drunk driving charge. At the …

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Michigan Misdemeanors & Punishments – Michigan Criminal & Marijuana Attorney, Josh Jones

Michigan Misdemeanors: Maximum Punishment Violations: The following is a list of possible Michigan misdemeanors and their maximum fines and jail sanctions imposed pursuant to Michigan statute. These may vary depending on whether the charge or conviction is based upon a local ordinance or under the Michigan Statute, which is dependent on the charging governmental body (i.e. …

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Marijuana Drunk Driving – People v Koon – Michigan Medical Marihuana Act

Medical Marijuana Drunk Driving In Michigan – When Does It occurs? It may be considered a landmark case for the Michigan Medical Marihuana community. The Michigan Supreme Court, in People v Koon, has held that individuals who qualify for immunity will not automatically be found to be driving ?under the influence? simply because they internally …

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Refusing Chemical Test Breathalyzer In Michigan – Michigan Criminal & Marijuana Lawyer

Consequences of Refusing Chemical Test Breathalyzer during DUI Stop Implied Consent Law: If arrested for a drunk driving offense in Michigan, all drivers are considered to have given their consent to take a chemical test to determine your bodily alcohol content (BAC) and refusing Chemical Test Breathalyzer has repercussions to the drivers’ license. Purpose: The immediate …

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Michigan Drunk Driving – Overview – Criminal & Marijuana Defense Attorney

Michigan Drunk Driving [DUI/OWI] ? Quick Overview Michigan Drunk Driving Law provides that if you operate a motor vehicle in the State of Michigan with a blood alcohol level at .08 or above, you can be charged with Operating While Intoxicated (OWI). See MCL 257.625. This offense is classified as a 93 day Misdemeanor, 6 …

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