The Gouner Blog

What Is A DWI PTI?

From time to time, we’re asked how pretrial diversion programs or “pretrial interventions” work in the criminal system.  It is a mixed bag.  The format

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Miranda Rights

“The cop didn’t read me my rights.”  That is the first thing many people tell me in their initial meeting, following an arrest.  Sometimes, it

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No DWI for Christmas

Christmas parties are in full swing, and so is DWI enforcement.  As always, I recommend not drinking and driving. If, however, you find yourself getting pulled

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Mistaken Drug Raids

It is a beautiful day. You are home, minding your own business. Suddenly, you see a van approach your house. Out from it, emerges a

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