CAN A DUI, CAN THE POLICE FORCE A BLOOD TEST ON YOU?

The answer is yes and no. It depends on the facts of your DUI. KRS 189A.105(2)b allows the police to get a search warrant for a blood test in a DUI investigation if a person is killed or seriously injured. The constitutionality of DUI blood tests was first considered...

WHAT IS “RELEVANT” EVIDENCE?

In order for evidence to be used in a courtroom, the trial judge must agree that it is “relevant evidence.” To be considered relevant the evidence must have “any tendency” to make the existence of any fact that is of consequence to the...

Ban the Box law

The purpose of ‘Ban the Box’ laws is to provide better employment opportunities for those with an arrest or conviction. Approximately 25% of adults in the United States have an arrest or conviction. That’s over 65 million people with little hope for meaningful...