Could Social Media Shame Impact Your DUI Case?

By: Wallin & Klarich

Many people use social media networks like Facebook and Twitter to connect with friends, provide updates on our lives, and keep in touch with the world. Sometimes we forget that the information we publish on social media can be found by strangers. While it may seem harmless, it’s possible for that information to be used …

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Will Bartenders Need to Help Prevent Drunk Driving?

By: Wallin & Klarich

In California, there are many laws in place to help prevent and punish drunk driving. Despite the efforts of lawmakers and police officers, drunk drivers get on the roads and cause accidents, property damage, injuries and deaths. What else can officials do to prevent people from driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol? A …

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DUI Penalties in California Could Soon Include Mandatory IIDs

By: Wallin & Klarich

First-time DUI offenders in all of California may soon be required to install an ignition interlock device (IID). Lawmakers are looking to expand a pilot program that requires those convicted of DUI to install an IID on their vehicle in exchange for softer punishment. The program has had success in Los Angeles, Tulare, Alameda and …

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National Safety Board Recommends Dropping DUI Limit From 0.08 To 0.05

By: Wallin & Klarich

On May 14, 2013, the National Transportation Safety Board recommended that all states drop the legal limit for a DUI from 0.08 to 0.05. If this law were to be passed in California it would drastically increase the number of DUI arrests. The NTSB claims that by reducing the legal limit from 0.08 down to …

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