Michigan Senate Votes to Keep BAC at .08 For Drunk Driving Law

The Michigan Senate unanimously approved a bill that will keep the legal limit of blood alcohol for drivers at .08.  Recently, there had been some debate to raise the legal limit from .08 to .10, where it had been prior to the turn-of-the-century drunk driving reforms. The Senate bill is expected to be signed by […]

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Expungement Bill Would Expand Second Chance

Here in Michigan, we have long had an “expungement” statute; technically known as an application to set aside conviction.  Until recently, the applicant could have been convicted of only one criminal count on one single occasion. In mid-2011, the expungement statute was expanded to render a convicted individual still eligible if convicted of more than […]

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