To blow or not to blow, that is the question. Unfortunately, the answer is “maybe” and involves a very complicated investigation of the facts of your case and your personal history. You should NEVER refuse the test without understanding how a refusal would affect YOU. No attorney can know all of the circumstances of your arrest and your personal history, always ask to speak to an attorney when making this decision.
Can you answer “TRUE” to ALL of the [Read the full post. . .]
Information about the Wright State University Weekend Intervention Program can be found at their web site [HERE], or by contacting the Director:
Phyllis Cole, M.A., Director
Center for Interventions, Treatment and Addictions Research
110 Medical Sciences Building
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
3640 Colonel Glenn Highway
Dayton, OH 45435
(937) (937) 775-3050
Fax: (937) 775-2629
You can also access PROGRAM DATES, get on-line REGISTRATION FORMS, learn the RULES & REGULATIONS, get [Read the full post. . .]
In order to successfully defend a blood test case, a DUI defense lawyer must be familiar with Ohio’s DUI law (O.R.C. 4511.19) and the Ohio Administrative Code sections which apply to the collection, storing, transporting and testing of the whole blood, blood plasma and/or blood serum specimen. Amphetamine, cocaine, heroine, Marijuana, Methamphetamine, Phencyclidine and L.S.D. are specifically mentioned in Ohio’s DUI/OVI statute as illegal controlled substances. The law states how much of each substance must be detected in [Read the full post. . .]
An often-overlooked piece of exculpatory evidence is your signature.
When the officer has read and explained your rights prior to conducting an evidential breath test, he or she will ask you to sign a form entitled the BMV Form 2255 Notice of Administrative License Suspension. Under Ohio Revised Code 4511.192 (A) “The officer SHALL give that advice in a written form that contains the information described in division (B) of [that] section and SHALL read the advice to the person. [Read the full post. . .]
The cornerstone of evidential breath testing is the scientific principle called Henry’s law, named after pioneering chemist William Henry in 1803. Henry’s Law states,
At a constant temperature, the amount of a given gas that dissolves in a given type and volume of liquid is directly proportional to the partial pressure of that gas in equilibrium with that liquid.
In evidential breath testing, Henry’s Law allows the machine to assume it can measure the alcohol (ethanol) in your breath [Read the full post. . .]