Ignition Interlock Laws Too Close to Big Brother for Some, P. 3

in Drunk Driving, on

We have been discussing the different approaches states have taken to the use of ignition interlock devices. The devices are meant to keep drivers convicted of DWI from becoming repeat offenders. As we said, some states mandate interlocks for every person with a DWI, while other target only the most serious offenders. North Carolina is in
Continue Reading Ignition Interlock Laws Too Close to Big Brother for Some, P. 3

In North Carolina, Criminal Matters Dominate List of New Laws

in Criminal Defense, on

Criminal defense lawyers in North Carolina took special note of a host of new laws that went into effect on Dec. 1. Most of the laws add new crimes to the books — the Unborn Victims of Violence Act, for example, and Laura’s Law. Still, two add protections for defendants and nonviolent offenders under age
Continue Reading In North Carolina, Criminal Matters Dominate List of New Laws