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What’s the “Gore Point” You Ask?

Posted Friday, August 19, 2016 by Andrew Charles Huff

I know this sounds like a phrase from a slasher movie focusing on maximum carnage. But for those who enjoy Hollywood’s blood and gore, you will not be impressed. In roadway parlance, the “gore point” is the section of two merging roadways that usually are… read more

Uber Reducing DUI Charges? Not Quite.

Posted Thursday, July 28, 2016 by Andrew Charles Huff

I admit it…I love using Uber. So do many of my friends and family in because it’s so convenient. But what about Uber’s claim that ride-sharing services has reduced drunken driving? One would think this true but a new study is casting doubt. Researchers at… read more

One Ticket and Watch Insurance Rates Climb

Posted Thursday, July 14, 2016 by Andrew Charles Huff

It is pretty common for a single traffic ticket on your record to increase your insurance rates. When a court finds you committed any moving traffic violation, the Department of Licensing is then notified and your ticket will then appear on your record… read more

Negligent Driving in the 2nd Degree-What it is and what it’s not?

Posted Thursday, July 14, 2016 by Andrew Charles Huff

I have represented hundreds of people for various traffic infractions over the years and no violation creates more questions than “negligent driving,” in this case Negligent Driving in the 2nd Degree. Negligent Driving in the 2nd Degree is a traffic… read more

U.S. Supreme Court Weakens Fourth Amendment Protections

Posted Friday, July 1, 2016 by Andrew Charles Huff

The U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision in Utah v. Strieff weakened the Fourth Amendment’s protections by allowing in evidence improperly seized in a vehicle search. In a very unfortunate decision, one the dissent called “absurd,” the Court found the… read more

Justice Kennedy Reaffirming his Presence on the Court

Posted Wednesday, June 29, 2016 by Andrew Charles Huff

Justice Anthony Kennedy clearly stepped into the opening on the Supreme Court created with the death of Antonin Scalia by showing why he always keeps watchers on their toes. The nation’s high court ended its term by once again showing the pivotal role of… read more

No Right to Refuse Field Sobriety Tests, says State Court

Posted Friday, June 24, 2016 by Andrew Charles Huff

A driver suspected of being impaired can have their refusal to perform roadside tests used against them in trial, said the Washington state Supreme Court on Thursday. The case stems from the 2011 arrest of a driver who refused to perform field sobriety… read more

State Court of Appeals says “No Pay…No Warrant”

Posted Friday, June 24, 2016 by Andrew Charles Huff

A state appeals court ruled that judges cannot issue warrants if a probationer fails to pay fines and then fails to appear for a hearing to explain why. The case involved Benton County’s “pay or appear” program, requiring a person to make payments or… read more

Jury: "Starway to Heaven" Written by Page and Plant

Posted Friday, June 24, 2016 by Andrew Charles Huff

Music history will not be rewritten. The classic rock song “Stairway to Heaven” was indeed written by Led Zeppelin frontman Robert Plant and guitarist Jimmy Page, said a Los Angeles jury in a copyright infringement case. A Los Angeles jury deliberated for… read more

U.S. Supreme Court Considers Argument Criminalizing Breath Test Refusals

Posted Friday, April 22, 2016 by Andrew Charles Huff

The U.S. Supreme Court is considering whether several states can criminalize a suspected drunk driver’s refusal of a breath test without a warrant. This decision carries great weight because the argument being made is by getting a driver’s license you… read more

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