Alabama DUI Legislation 2014, Part 2

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In my last post we discussed how Senate Bill 117 seeks to change the definition of “under the influence” for Alabama’s DUI law.  Today I want to discuss another change it would make to DUI law in Alabama.  Specifically, it … Continue reading

Alabama DUI Legislation 2014

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We are in the midst of the 2014 Alabama Legislature’s regular session.  Alabama’s DUI Law could be substantially changed if anyone of several bills that have been introduced are enacted into law.  Among the bills filed is Senate Bill 117 … Continue reading

Alabama Approves New DUI Ignition Interlock Device

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The Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences (DFS) recently approved a new ignition interlock device for use by defendants who have had interlock imposed due to an Alabama DUI conviction.  The new device is the FR9000 from Sens-O-Lock of America, LLC.  … Continue reading

ALABAMA’S IGNITION INTERLOCK LAW IN EFFECT, BUT SYSTEM IS NOT READY

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ALABAMA’S IGNITION INTERLOCK LAW IN EFFECT, BUT SYSTEM IS NOT READY by Phillip B. Price, Sr.  Alabama’s new DUI ignition interlock law went into effect at the beginning of September.  However, the regulatory scheme and infrastructure needed for the law … Continue reading

Alabama DUI Without Driving?

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When you hear DUI, what does it mean to you?  Most of us think of someone driving down the road while they are drunk, high on drugs , or both.  What you may not be aware of is that a … Continue reading

Alabama DUI Law: Pending Legislation – The Return of Alabama Felony DUI

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The Return of Alabama Felony DUI Today we reach the closing chapter in our three part series discussing bills pending in the Alabama Legislature that would affect Alabama’s DUI law.  We previously discussed a bill that would close a loophole … Continue reading

Alabama DUI Law: Pending Legislation – Consolidating Alabama’s DUI Charges

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This is the second installment in a three part blog series on pending Alabama DUI related legislation.  Last time we discussed a bill in the Alabama House that aims to close a loophole in the law mandating driver’s license suspensions … Continue reading

Alabama DUI Law: Pending Legislation – Closing the Alabama Driver’s License Suspension Loophole

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Three bills affecting Alabama citizens accused of DUI have been filed in the Alabama Legislature for the current legislative session.  I will address each of these bills in turn in this three part blog series on pending Alabama legislation.  The … Continue reading

Evidence Law Changes for Some Alabama DUI Cases

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Evidence Law Changes for Some Alabama DUI Cases The law affecting scientific expert testimony in certain Alabama DUI cases recently changed. Scientific expert testimony can play a crucial role in Alabama DUI trials. This type of expert testimony can be … Continue reading

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New Alabama DUI Law 2011

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 Alabama DUI Law Update 2011 I.      Changes to DUI Statutory Law In the summer of 2011 the Alabama Legislature passed two bills that made significant changes toAlabama’s DUI law.  Both bills were signed onJune 9, 2011by Gov. Bentley.  Both bills … Continue reading