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St. Louis Criminal Lawyers File Suit Against Police

Two St. Louis criminal defense lawyers and a civil rights attorney have filed a lawsuit in federal court seeking compensation for a client due to police and prosecutor misconduct. The criminal case that led to this lawsuit is the local equivalent to the Netflix documentary Making a Murderer. Lincoln County police, with the assistance of the Lincoln County prosecutor handling the case, ignored key pieces of evidence that were proof a man charged with murdering his wife was actually innocent. Based on the police’s own timeline, the husband had an airtight alibi because he was nearly thirty miles away at...

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What is the Difference Between DWI and DUI?

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DWI vs. DUI When people find out I am a DWI defense lawyer I get asked a number of questions, but one common question is “What is the difference between a DUI and a DWI?” I even remember getting asked this question back when I was in law school and really had no idea about the answer. There was a time back then when I had the mistaken belief that one was related to alcohol intoxication and the other was related to drug intoxication. That answer was wrong, that is not the difference between a DUI and a DWI. The real...

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Do I Have to Perform a Field Sobriety Test?

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Welcome to this website's first video blog where DWI defense lawyer Jason Korner answers the question "Do I have to Perform a Field Sobriety Test?" Please enjoy the video and if you or a loved one has been arrested for DWI contact our office today at 314-409-2659 or click here to fill out an information form and we will contact you to schedule a free consultation.   [embed]https://youtu.be/8ZwABQSrFIg[/embed]   Am I Obligated to Perform a Field Sobriety Test? No, you are never required to perform field sobriety tests for a police officer. This is something many people do not know. I can even confess that...

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Car Accidents – Deadliest Days for Teens

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Car accidents remain the number one cause of death for teenagers, and this is never truer than during the summer months. The coveted freedom teenagers enjoy during the summer months also leads to poor decision-making that can result in drunken teens behind the wheel. Although teens are not legally able to buy alcohol, the freedom of summer generally provides opportunities for teens to drink. Teenage drunk driving is the main reason why summer is referred to as the “100 Deadliest Days” for teens.   Summer is a time of experimentation for many teenagers, and that experimenting often includes alcohol and drugs. Teenagers...

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