Tag Archives: probable cause

North Carolina DWI/Traffic Stops | Your Right to Refuse

I believe I have cased over this topic in previous blogs, but this is of such importance, I feel I need to go over it once more (and probably will periodically in hopes of it helping potential DWI Defendant’s). For those faced with a North Carolina DWI Stop, and specifically a Raleigh DWI Stop many […]

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North Carolina District Court | What Not to Say in District Court

This morning I was in Criminal Court in Durham, North Carolina and observed something that I have seen many times and decided to write an blog about it. I heard a criminal defendant, represented by a Criminal Defense Attorney speak directly to the Judge when he was addressing counsel. And before that, I observed a […]

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North Carolina Field Sobriety Test | Walk and Turn Test

In my previous post, I discussed North Carolina DWI Stops and the North Carolina Field Sobriety Test:  known as the One-Legged Stand Test (I also added the Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus Test). I will now move on to a discussion regarding the Walk and Turn Test. As explained before, there are three standard tests used

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North Carolina Field Sobriety Test | One-Legged Stand

So, this will be an overview of North Carolina DWI Field Sobriety Tests.  The three main Field Sobriety Tests used by police officers  are the One-Legged Stand, the Walk-and-Turn, and the Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus test.  Today’s Raleigh DWI Attorney Blog will deal with the One-Legged Stand.  As a Raleigh DWI Attorney or DWI Attorney Raleigh, […]

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North Carolina Criminal Law | NY Times Stop-and-Frisk Article

So, not exactly dealing with what the Raleigh DWI Attorney blog normally deals with, this Raleigh DWI Attorney blog entry is dealing with a police stop called the “Stop-and-Frisk.”  The NY Times Article that peaked my interest can be found here. The Stop-and-Frisk is a means by which an officer can stop

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