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Challenging witness testimony crucial in drug cases

People accused of a drug crime are typically portrayed as someone who thinks the rules don’t apply to them. Or, they are painted as someone who cares more about getting money than complying with the law or the safety of others. Oftentimes, these characterizations come...

5 things you can do to speed up your divorce

Getting divorced is a painful process; there is no doubt about that. While there are people who feel like extending the process as long as possible can work in their favor, many others feel like just getting it over with as soon as possible. If you are in the latter...

These tips can help you avoid a DUI in Idaho

Idaho has strict DUI laws. As in the rest of the country, the blood alcohol concentration limit is .08 percent. If you are under 21, the BAC limit is .02 percent. That means that if you have an .08 percent or .02 percent BAC, respectively, you could be charged with a...

Opinion: shaky forensics a compelling national problem

As an Idaho resident (or American living anywhere else in the country), should you harbor any concerns when you occasionally come across stories discussing the incarceration of an individual following his or her conviction on a criminal charge obtained largely through...

DUI stigma underscored in this tabloid tale

Name and shame. As reported in a recent Idaho Statesman article, that is the opted-for strategy employed in one world-class tourist destination in New Zealand with a reported “epidemic of drunken driving” on its streets. That locale is Queenstown, a travel...