Monthly Archives: August 2007

North Carolina Hi-Po “Unworthy of Belief” by Charles L. Sifers

Yesterday, the District Attorney’s office in Raleigh, North Carolina dismissed 126 charges brought by a particular Highway Patrolman there because the Judge of that court had ruled him “unworthy of belief”.  Here’s the story below: Raleigh — The Wake County district … Continue reading

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Deputy Arrests wife for DUI by Charles L. Sifers

This one is WELL worth posting. Can you imagine that house the next day?? Read this story from the Associated Press. You’d better believe he called for backup Nevada deputy twice arrests a colleague on DUI charge – his own … Continue reading

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Why Are You Fighting So Hard? by Charles L. Sifers

Yesterday, I did a Preliminary Hearing on a Felony Actual Physical Control case. We were supposed to start at 9am but didn’’t do it until almost 4pm. The original judge sent us to another judge on the floor or we … Continue reading

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Nissan’s New Concept car: Eliminate DUI? by Charles L. Sifers

Nissan has published a news release today.  They have produced a concept car to “eliminate” DUI.  This car checks the sweat on the palms of the driver on the steering wheel.  It detects ambient odor/alcohol in the cab of the … Continue reading

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DUI: Your Presumed Innocent, Right? WRONG! by Charles L. Sifers (and Lawrence Taylor)

It is absolutely the bottom-line, fundamental, and oldest right that you have:  You are PRESUMED to be innocent of any crime for which you are accused until the Government proves beyond a REASONABLE DOUBT to the contrary.  Well, maybe with crimes … Continue reading

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DUI vs. Cell Phone Driving vs. Sleepy Driving by Charles L. Sifers

What’s next?  Driving under the influence of the cell phone?  Or, under the influence of being sleepy? I recently heard the tail-end of a news story about some local legislator wanting to add a law prohibiting the use of cell … Continue reading

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