Can You Get a DUI in Louisiana If Your Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) is Below the Legal Limit?

In Louisiana, a DUI is a serious crime with harsh penalties that can have a lasting effect on your personal and professional life. Even if you believe you didn’t drink enough to raise your blood alcohol concentration (BAC) above the legal limit, the threat of a DUI arrest still looms in Louisiana. Prescription drug use […]

Young man drunk driving, holding a beer against the steering wheel

A conviction for drinking and driving will negatively impact anyone’s life, but it can be particularly devastating for college students. An underage DUI or even a DUI when a student is 21 or older can affect college acceptance, scholarships, athletic team participation and future job opportunities. With Mardi Gras and frequent spring break trips to […]

Don’t be a victim of an improper blood alcohol test! Toxicology labs across the country are being struck by scandal as investigations reveal that improper scientific methods are frequently used. The labs coming under fire include those performing DUI testing to determine an individual’s blood alcohol content.  In numerous instances crime lab personnel simply falsify […]

DWI, or Driving While Intoxicated, is an increasingly complex field of law. Since Mothers Against Drunk Drivers (MADD) was founded in 1980, the field of DWI law has come to the forefront of the efforts of many district attorneys. The Department of Public Safety is in MADD’s pocket, and every time the legislature meets, the […]