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Tennessee DUI look-back policy

Those who make the mistake of driving while under the influence in Tennessee know that they could potentially face serious consequences. Drunk driving is not tolerated by the public or law enforcement, and a conviction can lead to long-term consequences. In addition to the penalties faced for the drunk driving conviction, Tennessee also has a look-back period for prior offenses.

The penalties for marijuana related acts in Tennessee

Some residents in Tennessee may have engaged in the use of marijuana at least once in his or her life. While marijuana may seem harmless - with the states such as Colorado even legalizing recreational use - in the state of Tennessee it is still an illegal drug. A person who is convicted of drug charges may face harsh penalties that amount to prison time, fines and a ruined personal and professional reputation. This is a brief overview of marijuana laws in Tennessee.

Is there a statute of limitations for Federal Crimes?

Before we delve into whether federal crimes are subject to a statute of limitations lets define what the phrase statute of limitations means. Simply put, a statute of limitations defines a legally proscribed period of time that, if not fully elapsed, will allow for a legal proceeding to be initiated.

How does the federal crime process work?

Not all crimes are considered a federal offense. In order for the federal authorities to get involved, a crime must violate established federal law or be committed against the federal government or federal government-related officials. A bank heist can be considered a federal offense if the bank that was robbed was a federally insured bank.

Does a breathalyzer provide accurate results?

When a person is pulled over on suspicion of drunk driving in the Memphis area, they are often administered a breathalyzer test. The test is used to determine what a driver's blood alcohol content or BAC level is and if it's too high for them to legally be driving. But is this test as accurate as law enforcement says it is for DUI testing?

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