Resources for OUI Lawyers
This case is used by the RMV to argue that a request for license reinstatement after a not guilty must be made immediately. This case has been drastically misinterpreted by the RMV.
This case stands on the theory that if a defendant attempts to take a breath test with no result, the Commonwealth can admit that into evidence. A client trying to deceive the machine who ultimately does not get a breath test result could have this evidence admitted at trial.
This is the case requiring the 15-minute observation period before a defendant takes a breath test.
IMPORTANT OUI DRUGS CASE LAW
This case held that the field sobriety are not scientific tests and the jury should be informed that the field tests were never studied for marijuana. Equally important for OUI the marijuana cases, the Court held that officers cannot testify that someone is impaired by marijuana without expert training.
This case addressed the issue of trial testimony of Drug Recognition Officers when the defendant is suspected of driving under the influence of drugs.
If you have any questions about these cases & how they impact your clients OUI charge, feel free to call Attorney DelSignore at 781-686-5924.