DWI Roadblocks in Minnesota

We were all taught at a young age of the dangers of drinking and driving and the consequences that come along with it.  Police in some states have set up DWI checkpoints in the form of roadblocks in areas with high DWI offense rates to monitor drinking and driving.  The stated purpose of roadblocks is […]

The Real Story on “Good Behavior” and Prison Sentences

Between the television news, newspapers, and movies, you’ve certainly heard it: “The prisoner got out early on good behavior.” But what exactly does this mean? And who is eligible? “Good behavior” is the colloquial term for what the corrections system officially calls the “good conduct allowance,” or “diminution of sentence.” Good conduct allowance policies vary […]