Blog Posts in January, 2013

  • Tim Powers Law Office of Tim Powers 940.580.2899 www.timpowers.com INDIANAPOLIS | Former Gov. Mitch Daniels may have been the loudest voice calling for the type of criminal sentencing reform legislation that was approved by a state House committee last week, but it was his sister, Deborah Daniels, a former U.S. attorney and U.S. assistant attorney general, who led the effort to make it happen. For ...
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  • Four Common Officer Errors that Occur During DWI Arrests These frequent police mistakes may affect the outcome of your DWI case. Many people often view police officers as trusted members of the law who are simply looking out for the safety and good of those around them. While we may not always enjoy being pulled over or fined for something that we have done wrong, we can usually accept the fact ...
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  • How Computer-Hacking Laws Make You a Criminal

    || 21-Jan-2013

    In 1970, a 14-year-old boy dialed into a nationwide computer network, uploaded a virus he had written and caused the entire network to crash. That boy was Bill Gates. Five years later, he founded Microsoft. A few years later, two young men went around college dorms in California selling boxes of wires that let students bypass telephone-company restrictions and make long-distance calls for free. ...
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  • DWI’s Are Not Limited to Just Autos and Trucks Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers 940.580.2899 Since you were of legal drinking age, and probably even before then, you have no doubt heard about the dangers and consequences that come with drinking and driving-hurting yourself or other people on the road, damaging or totaling your car, possible probation and jail time, and sometimes even ...
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  • The Breath Test Machine in Texas – Problems with the Blow Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers 940.580.2899 Intoxilyzer 5000 The Intoxilyzer 5000 is the breath test machine used throughout Texas to test possibly intoxicated persons who have been arrested for DWI and DUI under the current implied consent law. This machine is manufactured by CMI, Incorporated and is the predominant machine in ...
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  • Drunk-drive blood tests divide Supreme Court Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers 940.580.2899 Member, National College for DUI Defense Certified in NHTSA Field Sobriety Testing Alcohol-related car crashes kill about 10,000 people each year in the United States and law enforcement wants more flexibility to determine whether a suspected drunk driver is, indeed, over the limit. But the Supreme Court ...
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  • New Anti-DWI Technology App Advertises it Helps Catch Drunk Drivers Law Offices of Tim Powers www.timpowers.com UC Riverside Computer science professor and students have created a free app that makes it easy to record and report drunk drivers RIVERSIDE, Calif. — Nearly 30 Americans a day die in vehicle crashes that involve drunk drivers, according to the Centers for Disease Control and ...
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  • Blood Alcohol Concentration Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers 940.580.2899 www.timpowers.com Member, national College for DUI Defense Certified in NHTSA Field Sobriety Testing What is BAC? Blood Alcohol Concentration – BAC (also known as blood alcohol level – BAL) represents the amount of alcohol in the bloodstream as you drink. BAL is usually represented in percentages and it's ...
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  • Tim Powers, Law Offices of Tim Powers – Denton, Texas 940.580.2899 Thousands of criminal cases at the state and local level may have relied on exaggerated testimony or false forensic evidence to convict defendants of murder, rape and other felonies. The forensic experts in these cases were trained by the same elite FBI team whose members gave misleading court testimony about hair matches and ...
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  • Fort Worth DWI officer arrested in Westlake on suspicion of drunken driving – Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers Denton, Texas 940.580.2899 A Fort Worth police DWI officer was arrested this morning in Westlake on suspicion of driving while intoxicated. Upon learning of the arrest, the Fort Worth Police Department immediately placed Nicolas Ramirez ...
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  • More than 4,000 Arizona drivers arrested by holiday DUI / DWI task force – Law Offices fo Tim Powers – Denton, Texas Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.580.2899. Nearly 4,400 people statewide were arrested on suspicion of DUI between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve by officers participating in regional saturation enforcements, according to the Arizona ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Office of Tim Powers 940.580.2899 www.timpowers.com When Illinois legislators pass new criminal laws, they're often reacting to a tragic event that's made the news. That's what happened this year with "Caylee's Law," which goes into effect January 1st. People were riveted by the 2011 murder trial of Casey Anthony. Among the more salacious details of the ...
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