NEWS - THE LINDLEY LAW OFFICE

NEWS

Can States Make it a CRIME to Refuse a Breathalyzer?

That is the question before the U.S. Supreme Court, as 3 drivers charged with drunk driving were also with the separate crime of violating their states’ “No Refusal Law”. Missouri is in the vast majority of states which have so such law that says it’s a separate crime to refuse to take a breathalyzer. But the drivers in the case now before the Supreme Court are from North Dakota and Minnesota, two of thirteen states which currently have “No Refusal” laws on the books. You may recall this blog discussing a similar case before the Supreme Court (in 2012) featuring...


Read More


Several Key Provisions of Senate Bill 5 (Municipal Court Reform Bill) Struck Down

Yesterday, a circuit court judge in Cole County (Jefferson City) struck down provisions of Senate Bill 5. I’ve written about Senate Bill 5 a few times before, and I believe it’s a very positive bit of legislation that will – and already has – cleaned up many of the shadiest municipal courts in the St. Louis area. But the “Municipal Court Reform” bill has come under fire since the beginning, and yesterday was the culmination of a long and well-coordinated effort to have it repealed. The Plaintiffs in this suit, exclusively small North County municipalities who exist almost solely due...


Read More


Happy New Year from the Lindley Law Office!

Happy New Year from Webster Groves! We're back at it after 2 well-deserved weeks away. We look forward to serving our clients in 2016,and we hope you all have a great year.


Read More


© 2019 Lindley Legal | All Rights Reserved | THE LINDLEY LAW OFFICE by 2018