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Countermeasures at a DWI Stop

Is it a crime to drink and drive? No, of course it is not.  But some people out there – like MADD people – who appear hellbent on bringing back the Alcohol Prohibition; step by step.  Do you know how to best handle a DWI stop in Minnesota? Sure. “Don’t drink and drive,” can prevent a problem. So can… Read More »Countermeasures at a DWI Stop

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Criminal Defense is an Essential Business: Coronavirus COVID-19 update

We are all doing our part to fight the Coronavirus pandemic. People are staying home as much as possible. And many businesses have changed their operations in response. Recently Minnesota’s Governor put out a stay-at-home advisory. But it makes many practical exceptions, including for any essential business. And Gallagher Criminal Defense is an essential business… Read More »Criminal Defense is an Essential Business: Coronavirus COVID-19 update

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Minnesota Court Waters Down Definition of Illegal Drugs – Bong Water

The Minnesota Supreme Court, in a 4-3 decision, has ruled that Bong Water was a “mixture” of “25 grams or more.” And this supported a woman’s criminal conviction for first degree Controlled Substance crime. The crime is the most serious felony drug crime in Minnesota. Its maximum penalty is 30 years in prison for a first offense.  The case is Minnesota… Read More »Minnesota Court Waters Down Definition of Illegal Drugs – Bong Water