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DUI Field Sobriety Test Florida

Police officers commonly administer DUI field sobriety tests if they pull over a person who is exhibiting behaviors associated with drunk driving. A common test is the walk and turn test.This was among the tests established by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). It requires the offender to pay attention to the police officer…

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Field Sobriety One Leg Stand Test

The police may use one or more field sobriety tests such as the one leg stand test if a driver is pulled over for suspected drunk driving. This test is among those established by the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) to assess sobriety. If arrested, a Fort Lauderdale DUI attorney can review the circumstances…

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U.S. Supreme Court Gives Sentencing Discretion Back to Judges

Prior to 2005, the sentencing range recommended by the United States Sentencing Guidelines was the range within which a judge had to sentence.  The U.S. Supreme Court gave that discretion back to judges to allow them to take unique circumstances in a defendant’s case into consideration.In United States v. Booker, the Court made the Sentencing Guidelines advisory instead of mandatory….