Interlock Devices Bill

Updates on Interlock Devices April 2015 – The possibility of significant revision to the New Jersey statute involving Driving While Intoxicated, took an abrupt turn at the last moment, when Governor Christie conditionally vetoed amendments to the DWI law which had been adopted by the Assembly and Senate. The legislation provided for continued driving privileges […]

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Update on DWI Issues Currently before the New Jersey Supreme Court

Cases that may have a profound effect upon DWI law January 2014 — Various interesting issues are now before the New Jersey Supreme Court. These cases will probably be resolved within the next few months. They may have a profound effect upon the law involving Driving While Intoxicated. The first cases involves the question of […]

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United States Supreme Court – Missouri v. McNeely

Most New Jersey DWI law comes from Appellate Division decisions, sometimes from our Supreme Court. Rarely do they come from the United States Supreme Court. Missouri v. McNeely, which was recently argued before the United States Supreme Court, is an exception to this generalization. In this case, a blood sample was taken from a defendant […]

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Thoughts on a new way to Deal with DWI and Alcoholism

Prohibitions and Interlock Devices March 26, 2013 — The State of New Mexico is considering a new way to deal with DWI as well as alcoholism in their state. Their State Legislature is considering legislation which would prohibit the sale of alcoholic beverage to individuals who have been convicted of DWI and required to install […]

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