In July of 2012, I asked a member of the Scottsdale Crime Lab for an interview about some rumors. She refused and told me to get a court order. At that time I was surprised. Why would she refuse to do a routine interview? Today we know the answer. Now we now know that: (1) the Scottsdale Crime Lab’s blood testing equipment is unreliable; and (2) the testimony of the crime lab personnel is not trustworthy. You don’t have
The harsh penalties for an Arizona extreme DUI conviction are well know by many people who live in Arizona. However, what happens when we apply these penalties to people who were only visiting Arizona and charged with DUI? One could take the view: who cares? When people come to “our state” and commit crimes, they deserve whatever they get. On the other hand, you could look at what I believe are the unintended effects of these penalties on visitors to Arizona.