Navigation Links
California Marijuana DUI Case Results in Victory for USC Student and MacGregor & Collins Attorneys
Date:5/4/2013

Orange County, California (PRWEB) May 04, 2013

According to court documents, MacGregor & Collins, LLP attorneys recently obtained a 9-3 verdict on behalf of their client who faced charges for driving while under the influence of Marijuana (People V. Gibson Case #12nm00610). Drugged driving has been a trending Youlegal topic as legislators take steps to clarify laws pertaining to driving while under the influence of drugs while defense attorneys argue the state’s ability to prove a driver’s intoxication.

The defendant, a senior at USC majoring in Psychology, was accused of driving while under the influence of Marijuana in violation of VC 23152 (a) on December 16, 2011. According to court documents, she had approximately 8 NG/ML of active THC in her blood at the time of her arrest.

The prosecution argued that she failed her field sobriety tests and was impaired at the time of driving while her criminal defense attorneys argued that the Marijuana in her system did not impair her ability to make safe driving maneuvers. Her defense attorney, Randy Collins, submitted evidence that demonstrated his client could operate a motor vehicle with the same caution characteristic of a sober person, according to court documents.

Attorney Collins challenged the subjective nature of the field sobriety tests, which he alleges are based primarily on a police officer’s observations. Additionally, attorney Collins presented evidence that 8NG/ML of THC in the blood stream does not establish impairment.

“There is a common belief that the use of Marijuana impairs a person’s ability to drive, but our research has found that the use of Marijuana effects different people in very different ways. Since there is no THC breathalyzer or other on-site detection device to determine whether the person in question has recently consumed marijuana, or is currently under the influence of Marijuana, a tremendous amount of faith is placed on an officer’s ability to objectively evaluate results from field sobriety tests."

“We were able to convince the majority of the jury that our client’s ability to drive was not impaired, and then had a respected physician come to his own conclusion that he personally did not believe that our client’s ability to drive was effected by her Marijuana use. Although the case ended in a hung jury, the prosecutor has recommended that the case is not tried again," said Attorney Collins.

About MacGregor & Collins, LLP

MacGregor & Collins, LLP is a criminal defense law firm based in Newport Beach, California. In addition to providing defense representation for those facing drugged driving charges, MacGregor & Collins lawyers aggressively defend those facing all types of Marijuana and drug charges and have done so with a great deal of success.

To speak with an experienced MacGregor & Collins, LLP Orange County Marijuana attorney, call 949-250-6097 and you will receive a free professional case evaluation.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/marijuana-dui/verdict/prweb10701763.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Actos Lawyers at Bernstein Liebhard LLP Comment on California Judge’s Decision to Set Aside Verdict in Nation’s First Actos Bladder Cancer Trial
2. Best 2013 California Home alarm System Companies Scored by 6Webs.com
3. Ayurvedic Herbal Training Program Offered by the California College of Ayurveda in the Fall, 2013
4. Marma Point Training Offered Summer 2013 by the California College of Ayurveda
5. California Jury Awards Man $8 Million after Injured by Defective DePuy ASR Hip Implant
6. BPA Added To California’s Toxic Chemicals List Making BPA-Free Dental Products from PureLife More Attractive
7. Panchakarma Training Courses Offered by the California College of Ayurveda in 2013
8. Albertson & Davidson, LLP Obtains Court Order Requiring California Trustee to Provide Pre-Death Accounting
9. 2013 Top Rated Home Security System Providers in California Reported by SecurityPlanet.com
10. "Ayurveda y la Mente" by Dr. David Frawley is Now Available in Spanish through Escuela de Ayurveda de California
11. "El libro de cocina ayurvédica" Now Available in Spanish Through Escuela de Ayurveda de California
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... December 02, 2016 , ... With the number of pain management programs ... patients must find the one that works for them. When an inventor from Suisun ... that worked and decided to share it with others. , He developed a prototype ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... ... More than half of American teens report losing their virginity before they ... child about sex related topics, less than 60 percent spoke about deeper themes like ... launch of its second edition of the “Sexual Wellness” campaign, aiming to address the ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... December 02, 2016 , ... ... Regency Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa in Honolulu, offering local frontline clinicians the ... pain management. , The demand for supplemental training related to pain management ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... 02, 2016 , ... Rijuven Corp launches rejiva ( http://www.rejiva.com ), a unique ... other wearable health technology on the market can deliver all that rejiva can. , ... insights about their health than the usual heart rate and steps taken”, adds Evens ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... December 02, 2016 , ... ... today that it has raised $6.0 million in an initial round of funding. ... conviction that patients and their caregivers can receive far better care through the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:12/2/2016)... , December 2, 2016 On ... Committee honored excellence in research, development and innovation in ... gala dinner was held in the presence of Sergey ... Russian Federation , Natalia Sanina, First ... Mikhail Murashko , Head of Roszdravnadzor, National Service of ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... British Columbia , December 2, 2016 bioLytical ... den INSTI HIV-Selbsttest, bei den Mitgliedern des Apothekenbundes von Kenia eingeführt. ... ... INSTI HIV Self Test! (PRNewsFoto/bioLytical Laboratories) ...      (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20161201/444905 ) ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... -- Lianluo Smart Limited (Nasdaq: LLIT ... markets and sells medical devices and wearable sleep ... and international markets, recently attended the 2016 Guangdong ... Forum, co-hosted by the Institute of Interventional Cardiology ... Provincial People,s Hospital and Cardiology Department of Guangdong ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: