Day: April 9, 2014

For various reasons, the Louisiana legislature has enacted legislation granting extended prescription dates (otherwise known as statute of limitations dates) on the prosecution of sex crimes.  Although prosecution for most felonies must begin within either four or six years, for a long list of sex crimes the time limit for instituting prosecution has been extended […]Continue reading

Well, Louisiana’s statute for driving while intoxicated (sometimes called driving under the influence, or DUI) is found at LA R.S. 14:98, which is posted below.  As you’ll note, it’s quite long and complicated, with escalating potential penalties based on blood alcohol content and number of prior offenses.  On top of that, there are complicated statutes […]Continue reading