Sara Compher-Rice’s Publications

Compher-Rice, Sara and Steven Oberman, Vehicular Homicide by Intoxication: Preparation, Strategy and the Law, in Defending DUI Vehicular Homicide Cases, 2012 Edition, pp. 7-30 (Thomson Reuters/Aspatore).

Compher-Rice, Sara and Steven Oberman, The Standardized Field Sobriety Test Validation Myth, The Champion (published by the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers), June 2006.

Compher-Rice, Sara and Steven Oberman, Have You Told Your DUI Client . . . ?, Dicta (published by the Knoxville Bar Association), April 2008.

Compher-Rice, Sara and Steven Oberman, Investigating the DUI Case: Things to Do, Places to Go, People to See, The Champion (published by the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers), March 2009.

DUI Blog Posts

Sara Compher-Rice, Restricted License Form for Tennessee DUI, Tennessee DUI Center, Feb. 14, 2012,

Sara Compher-Rice,    Can You Get a Tennessee DUI on a Motorized La-Z-Boy? Tennessee DUI Center, Nov. 2, 2011,

Sara Compher-Rice, Tennessee Boating Under the Influence (BUI) Laws, Tennessee DUI Center, June 27, 2011,

Sara Compher-Rice, The Walk and Turn Field Sobriety Test, Tennessee DUI Center, May 8, 2011,

Sara Compher-Rice, Vanilla Extract: Not Just For Baking Anymore? Tennessee DUI Center, July 21, 2010,

Sara Compher-Rice, How to Research Your Potential Tennessee DUI Lawyer, Tennessee DUI Center, Mar. 31, 2009,

Sara Compher-Rice, Can My Tennessee DUI Conviction be Erased from My Record? Tennessee DUI Center, Jan. 26, 2009,

Sara Compher-Rice, When should I hire a Tennessee DUI attorney? Tennessee DUI Center, Jan. 5, 2009,

Featured Posts

February 03, 2024

Roadblocks and Sobriety Checkpoints

Did you know that publicizing a roadblock/sobriety checkpoint is a factor used by the courts indetermining whether a roadblock meets federal and Tennessee constitutional requirements? Thisfactor is considered because a roadblock or sobriety checkpoint (the terms are generallysynonymous in the […]

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October 25, 2022

New Tennessee Crime: Aggravated Reckless Driving

Effective July 1, 2022, the Tennessee Legislature created the new Tennessee Crime of Aggravated Reckless Driving.  A person who “intentionally or knowingly impedes traffic upon a public street, highway, alley, parking lot, or driveway, or on the premises of a […]

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October 07, 2022

Boating Under the Influence (BUI) May Now Be Used to Enhance a Sentence for Tennessee Driving Under the Influence (DUI)

Beginning July 1, 2022, a conviction for a Tennessee Boating Under the Influence (BUI) offense may be used to increase the penalties when a person is charged in Tennessee with Driving Under the Influence (DUI).  Prior to July 1, 2022, […]

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