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Montgomery County Prosecutor Provides a Free Ride

Image by OZinOH via FlickrIf you consume too much to drive this Fourth of July weekend and you are in Montgomery County your ride is free.  Operaton Arrive Safe, a program sponsored by the Montgomery County Prosecuting Attorney's Office and the Ohio State Highway Patrol will pay for a cab to give you a lift.  This program, which was started in Christmas 2007, has provided over 800 cab rides to prevent drunk driving.  If you need a cab call (937) 449-9999.  Charles M. Rowland II provides a 24 hour DUI/OVI Hotline if you find yourself in trouble: (937) 776-2671 ...

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Dayton DUI Sobriety Checkpoint Set

[caption id="attachment_1638" align="alignright" width="150" caption="Montgomery County Area One, New Lebanon, Ohio"][/caption]A sobriety checkpoint is scheduled for Trotwood this weekend.  It will be conductedby the Montgomery County OVI Task Force, the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office and the Trotwood Police.  Check www.DaytonDailyNews.com and this site on Friday April 24, 2009 for details.You may find yourself facing charges in the Montgomery County Area One Court, 195 S. Clayton Rd., New Lebanon, Ohio 45345-9601.  You can contact the court at 937-687-9099.  The Judges you may go before are: Presiding Judge James A. Manning, Judge James A. Hensley,...

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The Hidden Law, W.H. Auden

Image via WikipediaThe Hidden Law does not denyOur laws of probability,But takes the atom and the starAnd human beings as they are,And answers nothing when we lie.It is the only reason whyNo government can codify,And verbal definitions marThe Hidden Law.Its utter patience will not tryTo stop us if we want to die:When we escape It in a car,When we forget It in a bar,These are the ways we’re punished byThe Hidden Law W.H. Auden...

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Columbus Ohio DUI Sobriety Checkpoint

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="152" caption="Image via Wikipedia"][/caption]Be safe in Columbus, Ohio tonight. The Franklin County DUI Task Force will be out tonight. A checkpoint is set for Saturday, March 14, on Georgesville Road, north of Lincoln Park Court, in Franklin Township. The checkpoint was set to begin at 9 p.m. and continue operation until approximately 3 a.m.  Charles M. Rowland II regularly appears in the Franklin County Municipal Court defending the accused drunk driver.If you find yourself arrested for an OVI/DUI offense, please contact Charles M. Rowland II at his 24 DUI Hotline (937) 776-2671 or www.OhioDUIdefense.com. ...

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Clark County and Montgomery County Should Expect St. Patrick’s Day Sobriety Checkpoints

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="160" caption="Happy St. Patrick's Day from DaytonDUI"][/caption]WHIO television Dayton, Ohio is reporting that the Combined Agency DUI TASK FORCE of Montgomery County will be conducting increased patrols over the St. Patrick's Day holiday.  They will also conduct at least two checkpoints; one in Montgomery County and one in Clark County.  The checkpoints will be announced at www.WHIOTV.com and on their sister radio site www.newstalkradiowhio.com.Please note: this is the TASK FORCE not the highway patrol, so you may not be able to find the locations of the checkpoints by going to the Ohio State Highway Patrol website.  The TASK FORCE checkpoint...

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Ohio’s I-75 Jesus

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="192" caption="Image by Tobyotter via Flickr"][/caption]One of the best (and worst) part of my job is driving the interstates and back-roads of our great Ohio.  One of  my favorite landmarks is the giant statue of  Jesus (a.k.a. Touchdown Jesus) who guards I-75.  There is a facebook group dedicated to him (I'VE SEEN THE JESUS ON I-75), songs written about him (BIG BUTTER JESUS) and many posts of Jesus doing the YMCA or being the "H" in O.H.I.O.  So here's my salute to a church that would rather build a giant wate-o-money Jesus...

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Trial Lawyer’s Bible Quote: Deuteronomy 19:15-20

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="180" caption="Image via Wikipedia"][/caption]The following quote, Deuteronomy 19: 15-20 sets forth the Biblical requirement that crimes must be proven by two or more witnesses.  Is this useful to bring up  in voir dire or in closing?  In her seminal work, Jury Dynamics, LexisNexis 2nd ed., Dr. SunWolf sets forth some questions that attorneys can use in voir dire to uncover religious attitudes.  I would be interested to know what people think about this issue.  I think that it would be proper in retortto a prosecutor who invokes the biblical refrain,...

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