Recent Cases Which May Be Helpful In Your Defense Of A Colorado DUI
- State v. Homan: Field Sobriety Tests not allowed to establish probable cause unless done correctly.
- Knowles v. Iowa: Officers may not search beyond what is necessary for officer safety in a routine traffic stop.
- People v. Redderson: Consent for a search my not be obtained by coercion, deception, duress, promises, threats, intrusive conduct or undue influence.
- People v. Carlson: An officer must have probable cause to order a driver to take roadside sobriety tests. Otherwise consent must be voluntary.
- U.S. v. Lambert: A defendant was seized while agents held his driver's license for 20 minutes.
- U.S. v. Buchannan: The defendants were seized when the troopers separated them from their vehicle.
- U.S. v. Mitchell: A defendant retains his priveledge against self-incrimination through sentencing.
- Florida v. J.L.: A seizure can not be made based on an uncorroborated anonymous tip.
- People v. Roybal: Odor of alcohol and an unexplained accident are not sufficient for an arrest.
- U.S. Gastellum: A one-time weave over solid white line on right does not justify a stop.
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Rights in a Colorado DUI
It is very important to understand them.
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Colorado DUI Penalties
What you are facing. Get Out of Jail cards are not free.
What Can I Do to Save My License?
Fight to save your license! If you drive after losing your license, you face substantial penalties.
Maps, addresses, phone numbers. Where to request a DMV hearing to fight to save your license.
There are many possible challenges that can be made to the charges you are facing.