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Our General News section covers all the latest news, advice, changes in law and information you could need about criminal, motoring and sexual offence laws – as well as information about Morton’s Solicitors.

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Drink and Drug Driving – Independent Sample Testing

Drink and Drug Driving – Independent Sample Testing

In some cases, the police need to take either a blood or urine sample from a driver suspected of driving under the influence of drink or drugs. In almost all instances, the police opt for a blood sample. Part of the procedure is informing the suspect that they can if they wish request part of the sample for independent testing. So why do so few suspects take this option up?

What Is Diplomatic Immunity?

What Is Diplomatic Immunity?

The topic of Diplomatic Immunity has been in the news this week. The UK Foreign Secretary is requesting the wife of a US diplomat be returned to the UK to face a criminal investigation into the death of a 19 year old here in the UK. She has claimed Diplomatic Immunity, and so far, the US Government has refused for the immunity to be waived. So what is Diplomatic Immunity – and how does it work?

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