US Supreme Court Rules Against Warrantless Entry for DUI Arrest

On June 23, 2021, the US Supreme Court decided Lange v. California. In this case, the defendant was arrested for driving under the influence after the highway patrol officer entered the defendant’s garage without a warrant. The defendant was initially … Read More

US Supreme Court Upholds Traffic Stop for Revoked License

On April 6, 2020, the United States Supreme Court decided Kansas v. Glover. In this case, the defendant was pulled over after the officer ran a license plate check on the vehicle, which revealed that the vehicle owner’s license was … Read More

US Supreme Court Remands DRE Case to Special Master

On November 18, 2019, the New Jersey Supreme Court issued a ruling in the case of New Jersey v. Michael Olenowski. The ruling remands the matter to a Special Master to determine whether Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) evidence is generally … Read More

US Supreme Court Rules on Warrantless Blood Tests

On June 27, 2019, the United States Supreme Court decided Mitchell v. Wisconsin. In this case, the defendant was arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated but was unable to give a breath test at the police station due to … Read More

US Supreme Court Limits Civil Asset Forfeiture

On February 20, 2019, the United States Supreme Court decided Timbs v. Indiana. In this case, Tyson Timbs was arrested and the police seized his Land Rover which he purchased for $42,000. Mr. Timbs eventually pleaded guilty to dealing in … Read More

Jason T. Komninos Appointed to NCDD Amicus Committee

Attorney Jason T. Komninos is proud to announce that he has been appointed to serve on the National College for DUI Defense Amicus Committee. The Amicus Committee regularly drafts amicus briefs for DWI/DUI appeals. NCDD briefs have been filed in … Read More

US Supreme Court Rules Prolonged Traffic Stop Unreasonable

On April 21, 2015, the United States Supreme Court decided Rodriguez v. United States. The case involves a dog sniff conducted after the completion of a traffic stop. In this case, a K-9 officer pulled Rodriguez over after watching his … Read More