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How Alcohol Affects Your Body Alcohol 101, Part 2

Jul 27, 2021

How Alcohol Affects Your Body Alcohol 101, Part 2   Welcome to Part 2 of our three-part series on everything you need to know about alcohol. This second part explains the different effects alcohol has on your body, covering topics like why drinking can make you crave junk food and make it so hard to […]

How Your Body Breaks Down Alcohol

Jul 20, 2021

How Your Body Breaks Down Alcohol Alcohol 101, Part 1   This is Part 1 in what will be a three-part series on everything you need to know about alcohol. This first part explains how your body processes alcohol. The second and third parts will go into the effects of alcohol on your body and […]

Do Wine, Liquor, and Beer Affect You Differently?

Jul 13, 2021

Do Wine, Liquor, and Beer Affect You Differently? Uncovering the truth behind the effects of different types of alcohol   Every drink comes with a story. One friend claims that champagne goes straight to their head, while the other whines about feeling gassy after three beers. For some, red wine is a one-way ticket to […]

The Online Confrontation Clause

Jul 13, 2021

Just like everything else at the start of the pandemic, the U.S. justice system grinded to a halt in an attempt to wait out the storm. Unfortunately, it quickly became apparent that COVID was going to stick around, so the U.S. was forced to resurrect the justice system by turning to a media they recently […]

Felonies and Misdemeanors: What is the Difference?

Jul 8, 2021

  The law is filled with legal jargon that is confusing to most outside of the profession. To make things worse, some terms are not even clearly defined to lawyers. Something not commonly known outside of the law profession is the difference between felonies and misdemeanors. The Difference Each crime a defendant is charged with […]

Increased crashes in the summer lead to more DWI enforcement

Jun 3, 2021

Alcohol can be a problem all year ‘round, but its cultural consequences tend to increase in the summer. A long-term review of car crash trends shows that the summer months, especially the week around summer holidays, are some of the most dangerous times for drunk driving crashes. The week leading up to the 4th of July and […]

Responding to the Police in Springfield, Missouri

Jun 1, 2021

With the methods of law enforcement in Missouri and across the United States coming under scrutiny over the past year, it is important to know how to respond to police if you are ever confronted. Regardless of your political affiliation, knowing and exercising your constitutional rights can save you thousands in legal fees, even if […]

Missouri domestic assault and possible defenses

May 6, 2021

If a person is charged with domestic assault in Missouri, it can cause him or her to face significant penalties. It’s helpful to understand the levels of domestic assault, possible defenses to the charge and how an attorney can help. In Missouri, domestic assault is defined as knowingly causing or attempting to cause physical injury […]

How do Missouri prosecutors build a drugged driving case?

Apr 26, 2021

Driving while intoxicated (DWI) laws in Missouri don’t just outlaw driving after having too much to drink. They also make it a criminal act to drive while under the effect of intoxicating illegal drugs or strong prescription medication. Police officers conduct field sobriety tests to check for signs of impairment. Even before a driver gets […]

How easy it is to reach a .08% blood alcohol concentration?

Apr 23, 2021

When you think about people getting DUIs, you probably think about those who drink chronically or who are struggling with a substance use disorder. What you may not realize is how easy it actually is to get to a .08% blood alcohol concentration. The .08% BAC matters because this is the per-se limit by law. With the […]