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  • "Chalking Tires" is an Unconstitutional Search

    In the wake of U.S. v. Jones (GPS device attached to the car to monitor movement- illegal search), the 6 th Circuit Court of Appeals has rendered a similar determination. That is, the monitoring of ...

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  • New Legislation Signed by Governor Will Affect Driving Privileges of Underage Offenders
    New Legislation Signed by Governor Will Affect Driving Privileges of Underage Offenders

    Act 95 of 2018 was recently signed into law and will be effective on April 21, 2019. By Attorney Elisabeth K.H. Pasqualini, Esq., Criminal Defense Attorney, Harrisburg, PA Currently, those who are ...

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  • Five Things You Probably Didn't Know About Field Sobriety Tests
    Five Things You Probably Didn't Know About Field Sobriety Tests

    Field Sobriety Tests provide the officer with probable cause for an arrest for DUI if done properly By Attorney Elisabeth K.H. Pasqualini , DUI Defense Attorney, Harrisburg, PA Standard field sobriety ...

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  • DUI Checkpoints are Legal, but Avoidable
    DUI Checkpoints are Legal, but Avoidable

    Summer time is a prime time for DUI roadblocks and random stops or checkpoints for intoxicated drivers. Often times we see these on highly-travelled areas to and from beaches, bars, restaurants, ...

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  • Refusal to Submit to Chemical Testing
    Refusal to Submit to Chemical Testing

    The Commonwealth Court of PA in Boseman v. DOT, No. 746 C.D. 2016 (March 17, 2017) held that the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Birchfield v. North Dakota , is not applicable to a civil license ...

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  • U.S. Supreme Court Changes Law on Blood Draw
    U.S. Supreme Court Changes Law on Blood Draw

    The Fourth Amendment does not permit a warrantless blood draw incident to a drunk driving offense Generally, prior to Birchfield v. North Dakota , 136 S.Ct. 2160, (U.S. Supreme Ct. June 23, 2016), if ...

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