I will, from time to time, publish thoughts pertaining to constitutional or criminal law. Most are written by me; some might be especially important contributions from other posts and writers. I welcome your thoughts and input, provided they are tasteful. I don't care if you agree or disagree with me, but I don't want you to be disagreeable in your exposition.
By Michael Kennedy on Dec 15, 2020 | 0 Comments
One proof that drunk driving is a political crime is the extent to which courts have concocted exceptions to the Constitution and other legal standards to the extreme detriment of motorists.
By Michael Kennedy on Nov 13, 2020 | 0 Comments
Urging the governor to not exclude misdemeanor DUIs from the new misdemeanor diversion system.
By Michael Kennedy on Dec 31, 2018 | 0 Comments
Beware DUI Checkpoints, and Be Wise About Them and Your Rights
By Michael Kennedy on Nov 06, 2018 | 0 Comments
What to do and not do when stopped for drunk driving.
By Michael Kennedy on Sep 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
Drunk Driving: what to do; what is it?
By Michael Kennedy on Jun 16, 2015 | 0 Comments
The California Supreme Court had done it again with a grossly political and scientifically unsound decision on drunk driving; they would not make it as a law clerk for me!
By Michael Kennedy on Feb 16, 2015 | 0 Comments
Drunk Driving is a Political Crime
By Michael Kennedy on Dec 06, 2014 | 2 Comments
DUI Checkpoints are Evil; Fight Them
By Michael Kennedy on Oct 05, 2014 | 0 Comments
There is no area of the law in the modern era that is more driven by political pressures and agendas than the area of drunk driving. [I had one judge who was apoplectic about my mentioning the term "drunk driving," because the statutory offense is "driving under the influence of alcohol," not "dr...
By Michael Kennedy on Oct 01, 2014 | 3 Comments
California courts play games with the Constitution when the subject is drunk driving.
By Michael Kennedy on Aug 14, 2014 | 2 Comments
Ever wonder what the cops are looking for when they stop a person for suspected drunk driving? There are 24 cues that NHTSA teaches the police to look for; one that is missing is significant:
The Visual Detection of DWI Motorists NHTSA
24 Driving Cues DWI DETECTION GUIDE