Category Archives: OUI/DUI

State v. Tozier, The Intoxilizer 8000 & The HairFibber2000

Posted by: Edmund R. Folsom, Esq. Date:  May 16, 2015 State v. Tozier, The Intoxilizer 8000 & The HairFibber2000 In State v. Tozier, 2015 ME 57, Maine’s Law Court recently decided that the Confrontation Clause of the U.S. Constitution

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ANNOUNCEMENT: MAY 21, 2015, YORK BAR ASSOCIATION OUI CLE, SACO.

Posted By:  Edmund R. Folsom Date:  February 23, 2015   ANNOUNCEMENT: MAY 21, 2015, YORK BAR ASSOCIATION OUI CLE, SACO. Below are the comments of Scott Houde, Esq., organizer of the May 21, 2015, continuing education program on OUI defense

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Maine Ignition Interlock Device Vendors & Installers.

Posted by Edmund R. Folsom November 20, 2014 Maine Ignition Interlock Device Vendors & Installers. The following is a list of Vendors and Installers of approved ignition interlock devices for the State of Maine, reflecting installer

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CHANCES OF OUI ARREST HIGH IF STOPPED BY MAINE POLICE.

Posted by Edmund R. Folsom August 8, 2014   In a previous post, I examined the sharp downward trend in OUI arrests in Maine overall, accompanied by a sharp upward trend in alcohol test results below .0.08%.

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MACDL OUI DEFENSE SEMINAR, 8/22/14, FREEPORT.

Posted June 27, 2014, by Edmund R. Folsom   On August 22, 2014, I’ll be on the faculty of an OUI defense seminar organized by the Maine Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, at the Hilton Garden Inn, in Freeport. This seminar will

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3/31/14 CLE: LICENSE SUSPENSIONS, REINSTATEMENT, IGNITION INTERLOCKS.

1.      Rules Regarding OUI and Refusal Suspensions in General.  -Courts impose suspensions for OUI convictions under 29-A M.R.S.A. §2411, with the duration determined by how many prior “OUI offenses” are pled and proved. -The

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IGNITION INTERLOCKS, WORK LICENSES AND FIRST OFFENSE OUI’S IN MAINE

Posted January 21, 2014, by Edmund R. Folsom.   As many might already be aware, the length of license suspension for a first offense OUI in Maine has increased, for conduct committed on or after December 1, 2013, from 90 days to 150

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UPCOMING CHANGES IN MAINE OUI SUSPENSIONS AND IGNITION INTERLOCK REINSTATEMENT

Posted August 28, 2013, by Edmund R. Folsom.   This past legislative session, the Maine Legislature enacted new provisions regarding OUI suspensions and early reinstatement with an ignition interlock device.  The new provisions do not all

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Second Ed. of Maine OUI Law Close to Launch.

Been working on the 2d edition of Maine OUI Law, which I’m hoping to knock into shape for publication in the next couple of months.  The new edition will pick up cases issued by the Law Court since the last edition, focusing at some length

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NTSB RECOMMENDS PER SE BLOOD ALCOHOL LEVEL OF .05% OR LESS

NTSB recommends per se blood alcohol level of .05% or less.   On May 14, 2013, the National Transportation Safety Board issued a report titled “Reaching Zero: Actions to Eliminate Alcohol-Impaired

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