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January 2019 Archives

How does your breath determine your BAC?

The near-universal symbol of drunk driving enforcement is a motorist standing on the side of the road blowing into a handheld breath measurement device. Yet at the same time, you have likely also heard that breath tests are typically not reliable as evidence when it comes to supporting drunk driving charges. How is it, then, that a law enforcement officer can use such a measurement to justify your arrest for drunk driving? 

What happens after a DUI?

Not only is drinking and driving in South Carolina unsafe, it can also land in quite a bit of legal trouble. Punishments often include suspension of license, fines, and even jail time in serious cases. Very Well Mind explains what usually happens after a person is arrested for drunk driving. 

Why an investigation is critical to your criminal defense case

If you have been charged with a crime, you may worry that the government has all the power. After all, they have an entire police force to gather evidence against you. How can you compete? The truth is, a police report often ends with the arrest, leaving an open path for a defense counter-investigation.

USC offers students prescription drug overdose reversing product

College students are among the most vulnerable to the trap of addiction and the likelihood of an overdose. The negative effects caused by prescription drug abuse doesn’t show up until the consequences begin to manifest in negative ways. This could mean losing a scholarship, losing friendships, losing health and risking a bright, young future to a reckless addiction.

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