North Carolina Shifts Emphasis from Interlocks To Getting Hard Core Drunk Drivers Sober

When “Laura’s Law” was signed by Governor Bev Perdue in June, North Carolina became the 8th state in the last year to pass progressive DUI legislation that is substantially shifting the focus of DUI laws from penalizing cars to required—and enforced—sobriety for the most dangerous drivers on the road. Laura’s Law was named for Laura […]

Analyzing Constitutional Protections Against Double Jeopardy In DWI Cases

By JOHN GERRARD Justice, Nebraska Supreme Court Editor’s Note: We rarely lead an issue with a legal decision, but this one — Nebraska v. Huff — is a tour de force, examining a number of questions revolving around the double jeopardy provisions of the U.S. Constitution. We have included the full text, including all footnotes. […]