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Smell of Alcohol is Reasonable Suspicion for DUI Investigation

Reasonable suspicion of criminal activity is generally necessary for a police officer to use authority to compel a warrantless stop or detention of an individual. In the recent Tennessee case of State v Wessels, M2012-01969-CCA-R3-CD (Tenn.Crim.App. 9-20-2013), the Court of Criminal Appeals concluded that a police officer who claimed to smell alcohol on a driver had reasonable

Post-Conviction Limitations Not Tolled by Lack of Knowledge

There is a one year statute of limitations in Tennessee for filing a petition for post-conviction relief (challenging the constitutionality of the underlying conviction) from a final judgment in a criminal case. There are statutory and due process exceptions to strict application of the limitations period in cases where circumstances beyond a petitioner’s control prevented

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Knoxville Criminal Defense Lawyer | DUI Law Firm | TN

Knoxville Criminal Defense Lawyer | DUI Law Firm | TN

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