Another Victory for Sieben Edmunds at the Court of Appeals

The Court of Appeals, in a published opinion, issued Sieben Edmunds its latest victory today. The issue before the Court in Johnson v. Commissioner of Public Safety was whether our client Roger Johnson filed a challenge to his license revocation in a timely manner. After hearing oral argument from Sam Edmunds in October, today the Court of Appeals overturned the district court and stated, “the evidence and findings do not support the conclusion that Johnson received a notice and order of revocation,” and therefore, the statute of limitations “was not triggered and Johnson’s Petition was not untimely.”

Supreme Court holds that warrantless DWI blood testing is unconstitutional, while also approving warrantless breath testing

Today the Supreme Court of the United States released the much anticipated and long awaited decision in Bernard v. Minnesota. Justice Alitio, delivering the opinion of the Court, said: “Because breath tests are significantly less intrusive than blood tests and in most cases amply serve law enforcement interests, we conclude that a breath test, but […]

S|E DWI Blog #7 – Underage drinking & driving in Minnesota

Posted: September 18, 2015 Underage drinking is a nationwide problem that can lead to devastating consequences. According to the Mayo Clinic, underage drinking often leads to alcohol-related accidents, increased sexual activity, problems at school, alcoholism, and an increased risk of being a violent crime victim. A fact sheet compiled by the Centers for Disease Control […]