Monthly Archives: March 2013

Jail Overcrowding and DUI

Undoubtedly, the infamous 44 year old R&B singer Bobby Brown is glad that he is a resident of the State of California. This is because he has been released from jail after serving less than a full day of his 55-day jail sentence for a driving under the influence. Brown was apparently released after only… Continue Reading »

Shamrock This, DUI That

St. Patrick’s Day usually equals lots of green shamrock fun. Good music, fun dancing and quality green beer. Something not so enjoyable, however, are Washington’s DUI emphasis patrols. Like in years past, extra DUI patrols are patrolling streets and highways in King, Snohomish and Pierce counties looking for drivers who celebrate perhaps a little too much.… Continue Reading »

House Bill 1651 Moves On

Seattle criminal defense attorneys are on notice that on Wednesday a bill was approved by the state House (“House Bill 1651”) that would allow the sealing of most juvenile-court records. This bill potentially helps teenage criminals move on in life, but it also potentially hinders scrutiny of one of the most closely watched sectors of… Continue Reading »

The Four Month IID Compliance Requirement

Many people have recently inquired as to what the four month ignition interlock device requirement law is in Washington State. Until relatively recently, someone stuck with an ignition interlock could have the device removed without much trouble when the required “interlock time” had been served. The right is now a bit more complicated. The law now… Continue Reading »