In this section, we share news stories we think will be of interest to our DUI clients. Follow changes in state law, outcomes of significant DUI cases, developments in defense strategies, and much more by reading our news articles. You can trust our attorneys to provide a reasonable perspective on stories that others may exaggerate or discredit.

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  • Polo Tycoon John Goodman Wins New Trial in DUI Manslaughter Case After his client, John Goodman the multi-millionaire founder of the International Polo Club, was found guilty and sentenced to 16-years in prison for DUI manslaughter, nationally renown Miami-based criminal defense attorney extraordinaire, Roy Black never gave up.  Proving that hard work and going the extra mile pays off, on May 3, Palm Beach County Circuit Court Judge...
  • DUI Sobriety Check Point Tonight - 3600 Commercial Blvd Because the Florida Supreme Court has mandated prior announcement of selective law enforcement activities, the Broward Sheriff’s Office has issued a press release stating that DUI Task Force and district personnel, along with with police other agencies and surrounding municipalities, will be conducting a DUI sobriety checkpoint operation tonight at 3600 W. Commercial Blvd.  The press...
  • New Florida Law Lets DUI Defendants Keep Their Driver's License Until recently, people arrested for DUI in Florida faced very stiff administrative penaties from the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, however, new laws went into effect on July 1st.Under the old law, if someone took a breath test and blew a .08 BrAC or higher, or if they refused to take a chemical...
  • Former NFL Quarterback Bernie Kosar Arrested for DUI in Ohio According to police reports, former NFL quarterback Bernie Kosar, 49, was arrested for DUI on September 29th.  Police said they stopped Kosar for speeding at about 2:45 a.m. ET on U.S. Route 422 and noticed “a strong odor of alcohol coming from the vehicle.”It is well documented by a number or scientific studies that the presence...
  • Broward County Circuit Court Judge Cynthia Imperato Arrested for DUI BOCA RATON, FL (November 6) – Broward County Circuit Court Judge Cynthia Imperato was arrested late last night for DUI by Boca Raton Police. An anonymous call to the Boca PD at 9:50 p.m. described a white Mercedes-Benz, driving erratically in the area of 49 NE 2nd Street.  The caller thought the driver was impaired...
  • Florida Supreme Court hears argument DUI breath testing machine case TALLAHASSEE — State Supreme Court justices were in a quandary during oral argument Tuesday on a request from three defendants for access to software that runs the only breath testing machines certified for use in Florida. The defendants, all charged with drunken driving, believe the software can help them prove the machines are inaccurate. A...
  • Listen to Your Friends: "Friends Don't Let Friends Drive Drunk!" An Arizona teenager is facing DUI manslaughter charges resulting from a crash that killed a friend.  Derren Gary Teran was charged just before Christmas with one count of DUI vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence and two counts of DUI causing injury for the March 2013, crash that killed 18-year-old Victor Regalado Jr.  Teran and Regalado...
  • Mastering Scientific Evidence The Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and the National College for DUI Defense co-sponsored Mastering Scientific Evidence in New Orleans. LA from March 21-23, 2013.  The seminar featured presentations from some of the best DUI Defense Attorneys from around the country.  The faculty was very impressive.  I learned a lot and came back fired up...
  • 49ers Player Released From Team After Third DUI San Francisco 49ers player, Aldon Smith, was dropped from the team after being arrested for DUI, hit-and-run, and vandalism on Thursday. The football star allegedly struck a parked car while parking, damaged the same car with his door, and then left his vehicle. Police officers were called to the scene and later arrested Smith following...