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Intoxilyzer 8000 Can Be Challenged In Court

Illustration from an early edition of Moby-Dick

An Athens County judge’s ruling in an OVI case has opened the door for defense attorneys to challenge the Intoxilyzer 8000 in court and may signal the death of a controversial 1984 Supreme Court decision which ruled that the machines were not open to challenges from accused defendants.  Judge William A. Grim found that while the Intoxilyzer’s results do meet the minimum standard for admissibility, defense attorneys should be allowed, on a case-by-case basis, to use expert witnesses to attack [Read the full post. . .]