Monthly Archives: June 2014

How far may police go in pursuing a suspected drunk driver? Driving under the influence is a criminal offense in Illinois and police must follow certain procedures when detaining and charging a suspect. Failure to follow these procedures may lead … Continue reading

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Drunk driving in Illinois can legally mean a few different things. Illinois law defines driving “under the influence of alcohol” as a separate offense from driving when “the alcohol concentration in the person’s blood or breath is 0.08 or more.” … Continue reading

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A criminal conviction has serious and lasting consequences for a person accused of a serious crime. Many convictions are based on circumstantial and incomplete evidence. In some cases, evidence discovered after trial may serve to prove a defendant’s innocence, or … Continue reading

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Police administration of Breathalyzer tests is standard procedure in driving under the influence (DUI) arrests. Illinois law makes it unlawful for a driver to operate a motor vehicle if his or her blood-alcohol level is 0.08 or higher. A Breathalyzer … Continue reading

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