Month: February 2022

Opposition to Section 205 of S. 3623 on “Trauma-Informed, Victim-Centered Training”

In 2019, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) and several NACDL state chapters rallied to defeat ABA Resolution 114. The resolution endorsed concepts of “affirmative consent” and “trauma-informed” investigations. NACDL’s opposition to the legislation recognized that when it comes to social and sexual engineering, “[t]he criminal law is an incorrect vehicle to impose […]

Written by Leslie Sammis on February 22, 2022

DHSMV’s New Procedures for Expedited Review of Hardship Driving Privileges

After a DUI arrest, if you demand a formal review hearing and the administrative suspension is not invalidated, then you will qualify for a hardship license until after the hard suspension. The hard suspension period is: 30-day for a first DUI with a BAC over .08; a 90-day hard suspension for a DUI with a […]

Written by Leslie Sammis on February 18, 2022