Archive for March, 2015

Kalamazoo County Judge Suppresses Field Sobriety Tests

At our first jury trial since the admissibility of field sobriety tests came into question, the judge ruled the field sobriety tests are not admissible.  The defense’s trial attorney, Jessica LaFond (Hills Law Office), went on to win the reduction she was looking for. Field sobriety tests are the roadside tests used by a police […]

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Drunk Driving Roadside Tests Out (For Now)

The legislature recently passed a law regarding drug and drink driving arrests and prosecutions.  However, there was a technical error (may be a little sloppy) in the drafting of the law that some judges are reading to preclude prosecutors from using standard field sobriety tests in their drunk driving prosecutions.  Standard roadside dexterity tests have […]

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