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DWI Administrative Hearings after DWI Arrests In Louisiana

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] DWI Administrative Hearings after DWI Arrests In Louisiana How can a motorist win a DWI administrative hearing in Louisiana? The Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections will suspend a motorist's driving privileges if he or she is arrested for Driving While Intoxicated in Louisiana (DWI). This civil procedure is separate from the DWI case filed by the prosecutor (usually the District Attorney or City Attorney). So, Louisiana has two statutory programs regarding the suspension or revocation of driving privileges for DWI-related arrests. The DPSC has instituted a civil and administrative licensing process under the Implied Consent Laws of Louisiana (La. R.S. R.S....

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Louisiana’s Marijuana Laws: What has changed?

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Louisiana's Marijuana Laws: What has changed? Louisiana was the nation's incarceration capital until not too long ago. Governor Edwards got the state as close to legalizing cannabis use as possible. The Louisiana Legislature passed a limited decriminalization bill for small amounts of marijuana, and it also made significant progress towards legalization and expanded the medical marijuana program. Welcome Revisions to Cannabis Laws In Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards signed HB 652. The penalty for possessing marijuana was reduced to a fine-only offense that could be enforced with a summons instead of an arrest. Although the legislature has reduced some penalties over time,...

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