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New DWI/DUI Offenses

Posted in Criminal Law
 New Regulations Concerning DWI/DUI Offenses               As of now, all people that require a substance abuse screening or assessment are required to submit to a drug test, consent to having the evaluator look at their DMV Driving Abstract, arrest information as well as allow the evaluator to contact a significant other who will be… Continue Reading

Petition Dismissed Based on Support From Substantial Evidence

Posted in Article 78, Civil Service, Criminal Law
In the Matter of Mark Scott v Brian Fischer, as Commissioner of Correctional Services, et al. In this Article 78 cases, petitioner sought review of respondent’s conclusion which found petitioner guilty of violating certain prison disciplinary rules.   During a pat frisk of petitioner by a correction officer, petitioner seemed to have swallowed a foreign… Continue Reading