Attacking & Defending Drunk Driving Tests
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Attacking and Defending Drunk Driving Tests
This start-to-finish guide to winning DUI trials provides sophisticated courtroom tactics, a concise and effective approach to voir dire, sample cross-examinations, trial-tested arguments, underlying science and law, and pattern motions with points and authorities.
Question-by-question and argument-by-argument, Attacking and Defending Drunk Driving Tests explains how to soften resolute juries by picking apart unyielding police reports and bulletproof lab reports. These courtroom-proven strategies are supported with understandable science in a coordinated trial attack that will leave the prosecution wondering how its formerly solid case became so weak.
Attacking and Defending Drunk Driving Tests is a complete strategy, law, science, and forms guide containing tactics and arguments found nowhere else. While it focuses on attacking drunk driving tests, it also takes you step-by-step from discovery and investigation through motion practice to trial.
Table of Contents
Basic Properties of Alcohol
Alcohol Absorption, Distribution, Elimination, and Effects
Legal Standards: Implied Consent
Search and Seizure
Discovery and Investigation
Retaining and Using Experts
Field Sobriety Tests
Attacking and Defending Field Sobriety Tests and Evaluations
Blood Alcohol Concentration and Widmark Calculations
Attacking and Defending Widmark Calculations
Attacking and Defending Breath Tests
Blood, Urine, and Saliva Tests
Attacking and Defending Blood Tests
Attacking and Defending Urine and Saliva Tests
Coordinating the Attack in Trial