Arizona’s Super Extreme DUI Law

February 3, 2014

Arizona is one of the few states that has a law referred to as the “Super Extreme DUI” law. A DUI is considered “Super Extreme” if a person’s BAC is measured at .20 or higher. The crime is still filed as a misdemeanor, but the minimum jail time is longer…

Traces Of Week Old Marijuana Could Land You A DUI

November 11, 2013

Prosecutors in one Arizona county argued on Tuesday that people who smoked marijuana days or even weeks earlier could be charged with driving under the influence of drugs. Deputy Maricopa County Attorney Susan Luder argued before the Arizona Supreme Court that the county had acted properly in charging a man…

Judge throws out blood tests in Scottsdale DUI cases

September 9, 2013

The blood tests in at least 11 felony drunk-driving cases in Scottsdale will be suppressed after a Superior Court Judge has ruled that the lab equipment used to test the DUI suspects’ blood is potentially faulty and unreliable. After a year long battle of testimony and research, the equipment, also…