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North Carolina's DUI laws are notably tough. The Tar Heel state may still be a tobacco friendly state; but, if you drink and drive in North Carolina, your vices just may land you in a whole lot of legal trouble. A statewide Highway Safety Program, known as "booze it and lose it," gives North Carolina law enforcement broad discretion to seek out, detain, and punish anyone who drinks and drives within state lines. more...

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Although this state boasts everything from verdant forests and mountain ski lodges to racetracks, it is the desert Redlands that most people think of when they hear "New Mexico." It may seem like an ideal vacation spot, but travelers and residents should be careful not to drink and drive. New Mexico takes a no-nonsense approach to drinking and driving and the state's strict DUI laws should be understood by everyone planning to spend time here. more...

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Minnesota. Land of cold winters, Vikings football, and professional wrestler politicians. Among its many unique features, The North Star State boasts some of the most unusual drunk driving laws in the country--particularly those that apply to the preliminary stages of DUI arrests. more...

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For years, extensive court coverage was something left to the newspapers. Even then, it was left to the back pages unless they involved major crimes. That was before the O.J. Simpson trial. Now trial coverage is a regular part of local news programming. In the last few years, there has been a push for the nation's highest court to do the same.Read more to find out if the Supreme Court may allow cameras in court. more...

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Anyone who has spent time in New York City knows how difficult it is to navigate the city by car. New York is jam packed with diverse people and the city boasts some of the best culture and cool in the United States, but all those benefits are not without a price. The courts are tough on violators. Read more on New York's DUI laws. more...

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When you think of New Jersey, its hard not to envision Tony Soprano driving across the bridge and into the sprawling suburban neighborhood that he and the rest of his HBO characters brought to life for so many seasons. But, when it comes to DUI laws, New Jersey is not as entertaining as Tony Soprano might have you believe.Read more for information on New Jersey's DUI laws. more...

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One of the basic tenets of the relationship between an attorney and the client is that any information which passes between the two remains confidential. This concept is also known as the attorney client privilege. Based on early English common law, the idea of privilege is a simple one - a client maintains the privilege to refuse to disclose or to have an attorney disclose any communications that occur while one is seeking legal advice. more...

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Boasting what some have termed the "strictest drunk driving laws in the Northeastern United States," Rhode Island may be geographically small, but it has big consequences for anyone who violates its DUI rules. Drunk driving is called OWI in Rhode Island, for "Operating While Intoxicated." more...

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Although Utah has recently made some adjustments to its rules governing certain aspects of driving under the influence, increasing penalties for people with a record of DUI problems, for the most part the DUI laws in the state of Utah are not dissimilar to those of most other states. more...

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Texas law, just like the law of every other state, makes it a crime to operate a car while under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Driving under the influence, also referred to as driving while intoxicated, or DWI, is a serious offense punishable by fines, jail time, and mandatory drug and alcohol educational programs and counseling. more...

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