201310.24
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Work Furlough: What If I Need Medication Or Healthcare?

How your healthcare needs will be addressed depends on where you are housed. In Maricopa County, it works as follows: While you are housed in the In-Tents, all healthcare medications are provided by Central Health Services (CHS). Once you have qualified for and been admitted to the work furlough program, you will be transferred to…

201309.25
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Blood Tests Thrown Out in At Least 11 Drunk Driving Cases originating in Scottsdale.

Blood-test results will be suppressed in at least 11 felony drunk-driving cases that originated in Scottsdale following a Superior Court Judge’s ruling this week, which could affect hundreds of other cases. The DUI cases were consolidated and set before Superior Court Judge Jerry Bernstein because they all challenged the validity of the blood-testing equipment in…

201308.17
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Arizona House Bill 2182: Stricter Laws on Ignition Interlock Device Requirement

Arizona House Bill 2182 makes important changes to Arizona Revised Statutes §§28-1401, 28-1464, 28-3319, and 28-3511. These changes take away a key exception to the driving restrictions of those individuals with special ignition interlock restricted driver licenses. Prior to H.B. 2182 individuals with special ignition interlock restricted drivers licenses were allowed to operate a motor…

201305.22
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Marijuana Recent Court Developments

In 2010, Arizona voters passed the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act to approve medical marijuana use for those with debilitating conditions such as cancer, muscle spasms and chronic pain.  Since 2010, over 36,000 Arizona residents have obtained licenses to smoke or grow marijuana. In a recent state court ruling, a judge upheld Arizona’s medical marijuana law…

201210.27
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Mark Grace Indicted of Felony DUI

Mark Grace, former player and broadcaster for the Arizona Diamondbacks, was indicted by a Grand Jury of four felony counts arising from an August DUI arrest in Scottsdale.  Grace was arrested in Scottsdale on August 23, 2012, around 9:00 pm after being pulled over for suspicion of driving under the influence.  According to the Scottsdale…

201011.12
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HGN Test in a DUI Stop

HGN Test in DUI Arrest The Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus is a commonly used field sobriety test.  It is also known as the pen test.  Nystagmus is the involuntary jerking of a person’s eye when they gaze to one side.  Impaired subjects exhibit more pronounced jerking or bouncing.  Alcohol is a central nervous system (CNS) depressant…

201009.27
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MIC vs. MIP in Arizona

MIC vs. MIP in Arizona A common question we answer at Oracle Law Group Office, P.C. is what are the differences between a Minor in Consumption in Arizona and a Minor in Possession in Arizona? A Minor in Consumption in Arizona, A.R.S § 4-244 – 41, states it is unlawful “for a person under twenty-one…

201007.28
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Judge Bolton grants injuction of SB 1070

SB 1070 Ruling Judge Bolton granted a partial preliminary injunction regarding SB 1070. Judge Bolton has ruled and the docket entry in USA v. AZ reads: “Order granting in part and denying in part the United States’ Motion for Preliminary Injunction.  IT IS FURTHER ORDERED denying the United States’ Motion for Preliminary Injunction as to…