Know Your Rights at DUI Checkpoints in Pennsylvania

DUI checkpoints are used by law enforcement to catch drivers who are operating motor vehicles under the influence of alcohol or drugs. While the Supreme Court has ruled in support of their constitutionality, this does not mitigate your rights as a citizen when it comes to encountering a DUI checkpoint. Rubin, Glickman, Steinberg & Gifford, […]

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Will a Pennsylvania DUI Show Up on a Background Check?

Background checks are often used to secure housing and apply for school, and some employers utilize background checks for applicants. Additionally, background checks are used to check a person’s past employment history, education, and criminal record. Because a DUI conviction is a matter of public record and can be part of an individual’s criminal record, […]

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What You Need to Know About the Alcohol Absorption Rate

The rate at which your body absorbs alcohol may impact your ability to function. As such, it is critical to know what the alcohol absorption rate is and how it can impact you should you find yourself facing alcohol-related charges. This is especially pertinent if you are dealing with an accusation of driving under the […]

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3 Tips for Getting Through a DUI Checkpoint in Pennsylvania

DUI checkpoints are designed to catch those driving under the influence, yet they sometimes also catch people who are not impaired at all. For instance, the stress of a police stop may sometimes result in a physical or mental response that may present as alcohol-fueled impairment when it is just fear or anxiety.  The Rubin, […]

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Do I Need to Disclose a DUI on a Job Application in Pennsylvania?

When you’re applying for a job, there are many questions your potential employer will ask. In most cases, there will be a section asking about your criminal record. While you may be tempted not to mention your DUI charge, it’s crucial that you’re open and honest in your application. Lying can look just as bad […]

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