Preparing a DUI Defense

Author: John Ingrassia
Publisher: Aspatore Books
ISBN: 9780314278913
Format: PDF, ePub
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Preparing a DUI Defense provides a comprehensive overview on defending individuals accused of driving under the influence of alcohol. From initial client interviews through discovery demands, motions, suppression hearings, and trials, these authors offer detailed information and practice tips for defending DUI cases. Using New York State law, this book guides the reader through the sequence of a DUI trial and gives practical examples of legal and factual strategies to employ when defending a client accused of driving under the influence. In addition, this publication discusses the types of scientific evidence involved in DUI cases, and offers tips for navigating cross-examinations. The authors also provide actual question and answer sequences that can be useful in defending DUI cases at trial, suppression hearings, or Department of Motor Vehicle hearings. This book offers helpful information for both new and experienced DUI defense attorneys, and is a valuable addition to any criminal practitioners library.

How to Beat a DUI

Author: James Nesci
Publisher: Lawyers & Judges Publishing Company
ISBN: 1933264489
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This book is a guide in helping you understand what DUI is, with important information on what to do during your DUI stop, during the field sobriety tests, and after your arrest. It is meant to foster a dialogue between you and your attorney, so that your attorney can best defend you. You'll be prepared with what questions to ask and what information may be important to your case. DUI is a serious charge that can leave you with a permanent criminal record. DUI is a charge worth fighting. Education is your best defense against a DUI charge. This book is not a license to drive drunk. People who drive drunk can hurt or kill themselves and others. Never take the risk. If you feel that you have had too much to drink to drive safely, don't drive.You will learn about DUI laws including driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs, and DUI in special cases such as piloting and airplane, boating or riding a motorcycle. This book teaches you about what behaviors attract the attention of offices, and what will happen during a roadblock or DUI traffic stop. The book also tells you about the different kinds of medical tests performed in DUI cases, and the legal issues surrounding them. You will also learn about the court process, choosing an attorney to handle your case and more.

Strategies for Defending DUI Cases in Florida

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Publisher: Aspatore Books
ISBN: 9780314286154
Format: PDF, Docs
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Strategies for Defending DUI Cases in Florida provides an authoritative, insiders perspective on best practices for mounting a defense against DUI charges in the state of Florida. Featuring partners and chairs from some of the Floridas leading law firms, this book guides the reader through the often subjective nature of DUI allegations, the mis-administration of Field Sobriety Tests, and specific strategies for challenging and defeating DUI charges. These top lawyers provide guidance on how to approach the DUI case, the importance of challenging each aspect of the discovery process, and how case preparation and study of the law will lead to winning strategies. Finally, these leaders reveal their motion practice strategies including motion to suppress to defeat Fourth Amendment violations committed during the Field Sobriety Tests and motions to compel the transfer of evidence from the prosecutor. The different niches represented and the breadth of perspectives presented enable readers to get inside some of the great legal minds of today, as these experienced lawyers offer up their thoughts on the keys to success within this ever-evolving field.

LexisNexis AnswerGuide New York Criminal Procedure

Author: Barry Kamins
Publisher: LexisNexis
ISBN: 1522144358
Format: PDF, Mobi
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​Authored by Barry Kamins, Esq., and Warren J. Murray, Esq., LexisNexis AnswerGuide New York Criminal Procedure provides direct, New York-specific answers to questions that arise in day-to-day criminal law practice. It offers valuable insights prepared by the subject matter experts and active NY practitioners for dedicated Criminal defense lawyers, prosecutors, trial lawyers, civil practitioners, new associates and paralegals. It covers important topics related to criminal court proceedings, including initial defense and prosecution strategies, criminal court jurisdiction, arraignment, bail, grand jury issues, discovery, admission of evidence, sentencing and pre and post-trial motions and hearings. It includes over 60 detailed, task-oriented checklists and more than 200 practice pointers (Warning, Strategic Point, Exception, Timing, Practice Resources) to ensure best practices and avoidance of potential practice pitfalls.

Arizona DUI Defense

Author: James Nesci
Publisher: Lawyers & Judges Publishing
ISBN: 9781936360093
Format: PDF
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For even the most seasoned Arizona attorney, defending DUI cases has always presented special challenges. Today mounting a successful defense is more difficult than ever. Now you have the advantage with Arizona DUI Defense: The Law and Practice, Third Edition. This newly revised and expanded text and DVD contain more information than ever to help you attain a successful verdict.Written by James Nesci, Board Certified by the National College for DUI Defense and Arizona DUI law expert, Arizona DUI Defense: The Law and Practice, Third Edition ensures that you understand the chemical, biological and technological concepts and issues underlying DUI prosecution and defense in the State of Arizona. Mr. Nesci provides the most up-to-date information available on key areas of DUI law in the state of Arizona including: DUI Investigations, Driving and Field Sobriety Testing, Drug Recognition, Evaluation and Chemical Testing, Blood Alcohol Calculations, Pre-trial Investigations and Motions, Practice, Plea Offers and Agreements, DUI Trial Procedures, and more. This third edition is significantly larger than the previous one, and includes over 150 new cases, SB1200 revisions, and revised and expanded sections on DUI checkpoints, black boxes, Canadian immigration, chromatography, DUI sentencing, cross-examination, DRE officers, and more, making this text the most important book to have with you in all phases of a DUI case, from investigation to trial.Many practical tools and applications designed to streamline and simplify the complex DUI defense process have been developed along with this book. They are all included on a bonus DVD--so you can locate, review and print them out in a matter of seconds. The companion DVD for the third edition has been revised and expanded and includes NHTSA studies, articles and visual detection videos, as well as expanded sections on Arizona law and procedure.Book Topics Include: Types of DUI Role of the Motor Vehicle Division Pre-trial investigation DUI investigations Driving behavior Field sobriety testing Drug Recognition Chemical testing for alcohol and drugs Blood alcohol calculations Use of expert witnesses Pre-trial motions Plea Offers Revised sentencing charts Arizona Rules of Criminal Procedure Sections I-VII DUI jury trial information Client relations Ethics and advertising Arizona Rules of Evidence Notices of proposed rulemaking DVD topics include: USDOT "Drugs That Impair Driving" student manual and teacher manual Color-coded "DUI Mandatory Sentencing Chart" USDOT "DWI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing" student manual and teacher manual SFST validation studies USDOT "SFST Refresher Training Course" student manual and teacher manual Arizona rules nand regulations MVD court abstracts NHTSA "The Detection of DWI Motorcyclists" brochure NHTSA " Use of Sobriety Checkpoints for DUI" article NHTSA driving and blood alcohol concentration studies NHTSA visual detection (videos) And more!

Texas DWI Manual

Author: Deandra M. Grant
Publisher: LexisNexis
ISBN: 194542169X
Format: PDF
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To establish a successful DWI practice, you must have a firm grasp of the law as well as grounding in the underlying science. Texas DWI Manual brings these two essential elements together in one indispensible resource. This edition brings you updates and new material in 13 chapters, plus one entirely new chapter. Highlights include: Breath Testing—Chapter 6 Forensic criminalist Jan Semenoff provides an assessment of the INTOXILYZERTM 9000 revealing its weaknesses. Driving under the Influence of Drugs—Chapter 9 Attorney Sarah Schielke shares her proven strategies for winning the marijuana DWI trial. She covers jury selection; cross-examining cops; using experts; and closing argument. Trial strategies that worked to bring in quick not guilty verdicts in two drug cases, one involving Adderall and Klonopin and another involving cocaine and marijuana, are outlined. An extensive list of reference materials that every attorney who handles drug DWIs should be aware of is provided. Punishment Strategies—Chapter 10 Dallas attorney John Gioffredi updates his guidelines for asking the jury to determine punishment and his detailed handout explaining this strategy to the client and preparing the client to testify. DWI Nondisclosure Orders—New Chapter 12A This new chapter explains the requirements for getting a non-disclosure order. Learn who is eligible, offenses that are ineligible, the procedure for obtaining the order, and the effect of the order on access to criminal records. Also included are a handy quick reference checklist and 4 forms.

Drug Abuse Handbook

Author: Steven B. Karch, MD, FFFLM
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781420048292
Format: PDF
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This is the handbook that professionals who deal with problems related to drugs and drug abuse have been waiting for. The impressive list of more than 80 contributors, each experts and leaders in their field, testifies to the importance of this outstanding new handbook. The volume contains detailed discussions of drug-related issues in criminalistics, pathology, and toxicology. Impairment testing and the pharmacokinetics of abused drugs are examined in detail, as is the field of workplace drug testing, the use of alternate testing matrices, drugs in sports, addiction medicine, and drug-related medical emergencies. The handbook focuses on the most urgent drug abuse-related problems of today An entire section is devoted to alcohol abuse, including a scientific appraisal of the most common drunk driving defenses, complete with sample calculations. Problems of postmortem toxicology are thoroughly detailed and an appendix lists key references for the most widely used analytic methods. An in-depth analysis of legal questions, including fetal rights and workplace testing Examination of the principles of addiction medicine and how doctors handle substance abuse problems A section addressing drug use by athletes, including a summary of current Olympic Committee Regulations regarding substance use and the latest information on detecting abuse of Human Growth Hormone and Erythropoietin Whether you are approaching the issue of drug abuse from a medical, psychological, toxicological, or legal perspective, the Drug Abuse Handbook is the most authoritative and complete resource available.