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DUI Law Deemed Unconstitutional but Convictions Will Stick

DUI- being a politically charged crime- leads to some strange laws and strange rulings. Recently, new stricter DUI laws were passed up north in British Columbia.  The laws did not even allow any hearings for those accused.  According to the Huffington Post: Doroshenko said the Motor Vehicle Act leaves no room for discretion and forces […]

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Most Drunk Drivers Still Can’t Visit Canada

Previously, those convicted of DUI were barred from visiting Canada.  Last month, the Canadian government passed a law that would allow some offenders to enter the country: As of March 1, foreign nationals with a single misdemeanour conviction – including for driving under the influence – could be given a one-time pass to skip an […]

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For Liberty’s sake: At least we aren’t Canadians: Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere

One of the great things that can be said about Americans and especially folks from Pennsylvania is that we enjoy our liberty.  We are a nation full of people who are free, in a large part, to do what we want free of government intrusion and government overreach into our private lives. Canada, which is […]

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How a DUI Conviction Can Really Ruin Your Travel Plans

In our mulit-part series “Why Fight a DUI in Pennsylvania”, we take an in depth look at the laws and legal consequences of a Pennsylvania DUI as well as the repercussions outside of the courtroom.  Here is a recap of the topics we have examined so far: Legal Consequences – The legal penalties for a […]

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