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What does Birchfield v. North Dakota mean for Pittsburgh DUI cases?

I have received many calls over the past several months asking how the United States Supreme Court decision in Birchfield v. North Dakota 579 US __(2016) affects Pittsburgh DUI cases. Let me preface this discussion by stating that Birchfield does not apply to breath test requests by police because the…
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What Do the 2018 New Pennsylvania DUI Laws mean for those charged with a Pittsburgh DUI?

Pennsylvania Legislative Act 153 of 2018 made substantial changes to PA DUI, and related, law. Those charged with DUI in Pittsburgh may now be affected so I am going to break down the major changes. Title 75 Sec. 1543 (b)(1) – Driving During Suspension DUI Related This used to provide…
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Marijuana Related DUI Laws in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

I am often asked questions regarding Pittsburgh DUI Law after ingesting Marijuana. Clients will ask me “I can’t be charged with DUI because I ingested Marijuana several weeks ago, right?” Unfortunately, this is not necessarily the case, and this area of Pittsburgh, PA DUI Law can be very confusing. Thus,…
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How does the New PA DUI Law (2018) affect Marijuana Related DUI Charges in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania?

How does the New PA DUI Law (2018) affect marijuana related DUI charges in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania? In short, it does not – and this a major problem from a Constitutional standpoint. A history on the Pennsylvania Law regarding Marijuana Related DUI Title 75 Sec 3802(d)(1) states that An individual may…
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