Here are links to some news stories that I have seen over the past few days, most of which are updates to stories that I have already blogged about. If you are following me on twitter, you may have already seen these links:
- When Colts owner Jim Irsay was arrested for DUI and possession of controlled substances, he was carrying $29,000 in cash. He declined to take a blood test.
- Bobby Cann’s family has filed a civil lawsuit against Ryne San Hamel. Cann was the bicyclist who was killed in collision with San Hamel, who was allegedly intoxicated.
- David Cassidy received 5 years probation, including a 90 day stay at an in-patient rehabilitative confinement program, for his January DUI in California.
- The bill to allow drivers with more than four DUI convictions to obtain a restricted driving permit is gaining support and moving towards a vote in the next few weeks.
- The Illinois lawyer who posted a video to YouTube, which he had received in pre-trial discovery, and which he believed showed police planting evidence against his client, was suspended by the Illinois Supreme Court for five months for violating the rule which requires criminal defense lawyers to maintain exclusive possession of all discovery materials in felony cases.
- The Illinois Supreme Court held that the Illinois Eavesdropping law was unconstitutional.