FWI – Flying While Intoxicated

Think .08 Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) is low for drinking and driving? The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) established a federal law, Federal Aviation Regulation (FAR) 91.17, establishing a .04 BAC per se standard for pilots while operating an aircraft and it...

How does jail credit work in Minnesota?

Currently, any person who is sentenced to serve jail time in Minnesota will receive credit for “good time” against that sentence if the person is of good behavior in the jail facility. For every two days served in custody, a person will receive an additional day as...

What is the Maximum Bail for a Misdemeanor Domestic Assault Charge?

When a person is charged with a crime, when they make their first appearance in court, a judge will set conditions of release—this occurs whether a person is appearing in front of the judge while in custody (in jail), or appearing out of custody. In either case, the...
Driving While High

Driving While High

“I’m just smoking weed tonight, I’ll be your designated driver.” Perhaps you or a friend has said this before. The problem is that one can still get a DWI if he or she is smoking weed, even without drinking a drop of alcohol. In Minnesota, marijuana is an illegal...
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