Blog Posts in 2012

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  • Engineer Gets Seven Years Becasue Court Appointed Attorney Neglects Case
    Engineer Gets Seven Years Becasue Court Appointed Attorney Neglects Case

    In April of 2012 I posted a blog advocating the theory that, in general, hiring an attorney will result in better outcomes than using a court appointed attorney. I stated that this is not true in all ...

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  • The SCRAM Tether, How it Works and How it Doesn't
    The SCRAM Tether, How it Works and How it Doesn't

    In courts all over Michigan, judges routinely order anyone who has been convicted of an alcohol related offense to refrain from the use of alcohol. It is increasingly common for a person just accused ...

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  • Attorney Barton Morris Tours Michigan State Police Forensic Laboratory
    Attorney Barton Morris Tours Michigan State Police Forensic Laboratory

    All blood tests to dertermine a driver’s blood alcohol level in the State of Michigan are tested in one place: The Michigan State Police Forensic Laboratory in Lansing. Recently, Barton Morris was one ...

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  • Law Clerk Becomes Attorney at Law Office of Barton Morris
    Law Clerk Becomes Attorney at Law Office of Barton Morris

    On Friday November 2, 2012 at a private ceremony presided by Oakland County Circuit Judge Wendy Potts, I had the pleasure of sponsoring Sarah Thomas for admission to the State Bar of Michigan as an ...

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  • Should All Drivers Carry a Portable Breath Test (PBT)?
    Should All Drivers Carry a Portable Breath Test (PBT)?

    It is not illegal to drink and drive – it’s illegal to drink too much and drive. But how much is “too much”? Michigan law says you cannot have a bodily alcohol content (BAC) equal to or greater than ...

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  • Cops Exposed and Sued for Falsifying DUI Arrests
    Cops Exposed and Sued for Falsifying DUI Arrests

    Lisa Steed, a once decorated Utah Highway Patrolwoman is now being accused of fraudulently arresting people for alcohol and marijuana impaired driving . She is accused of falsifying at least 40 ...

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