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Tennessee Supreme Court Has Begun Hearing Arguments In Case Against DUI Fees

(Source) Back in February, Knoxville’s Court of Criminal Appeals made a decision that could impact all of the State’s future DUI cases. The court ruled that a Tennessee law which allowed ...
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Tennessee Files Appeal To Challenge Removal of DUI Conviction Fees

(Source) In February of 2018, the Court of Criminal Appeals in Knoxville made a shocking decision when it ruled that a state law which gave the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) $250 for each ...
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Court Rules Tennessee Bureau of Investigation DUI Conviction Fee Is Unconstitutional

(Source) Did you know that the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation earns $250 for every DUI conviction that was obtained using blood or breath tests? A section of the Tennessee Code states that a $250 ...
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Could Tennessee Become the First State to Arm Teachers?

(Source) Mass shootings - particularly in schools - have become quite commonplace in the United States. After the recent shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL that left 17 dead and ...
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U.S. Supreme Court Allows TN Police to Keep Collecting DNA Samples Without Warrant

Recently, the U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the right of police to take DNA samples of violent offender suspects without first obtaining a warrant. To obtain DNA, police do not have to take a blood ...
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