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Teddy's North Carolina DWI Trial Notebook

This publication covers the relevant laws for representing clients charged with DWI in North Carolina and provides a step-by-step trial notebook - fingertip access to the most important statutes, regulations, and case law related to DWI defense.
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ISBN: 9781422460276
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This publication covers the relevant laws for representing clients charged with DWI in North Carolina and provides a step-by-step trial notebook - fingertip access to the most important statutes, regulations, and case law related to DWI defense.

The easy-to-use reference includes a practical insert outlining NHTSA clues and SFST protocols created by Doug Scott of Drugs & Alcohol Risk Management, Inc.

This book has a long history. David R. Teddy of Teddy, Meekins & Talbert, P.L.L.C., in Shelby, North Carolina, developed the original version of this publication (The DWI Trial Notebook) in February 2005. A second edition was published in 2007.   Today, Andrew Banzhoff and N. Cole Williams are editors of this publication, now retitled Teddy’s North Carolina DWI Trial Notebook to honor David Teddy’s immeasurable inspiration and contribution to his profession.

The notebook is divided into these sections:

Phase I: VEHICLE IN MOTION (VEHICLE STOPS)
 
Phase II: PROBABLE CAUSE
Includes a Sample Motion to Suppress Arrest, District Court Preliminary Indication to Grant Defendant’s Motion and a Superior Court Order Affirming District Court
 
Phase III:  PRE-ARREST SCREENING
 
Phase IV: PROVING BLOOD ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION
Includes copies of all related NC Administrative Codes and retrograde extrapolation worksheets
 
Phase V: PROVING DRUG IMPAIRMENT
Includes a DRE Drug Matrix chart  
  
Phase VI:  SENTENCING
Includes a sentencing chart and a listing of NC Ignition Interlock and SCRAM Providers 

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Table of Contents

PHASE I — VEHICLE IN MOTION (VEHICLE STOPS)

1.  Was There a Seizure?

2.  The Lawfulness of the Stop

3.  Checkpoints

Appendix 1:  State v. Rose

Appendix 2:  N.C.G.S. § 20-16.3


PHASE II — PROBABLE CAUSE

1.  Extension of Detention

2.  "Post-Stop Cues" & Standardized Field Sobriety Tests (SFST's)

3.  Arrest After a Collision

4.  No Probable Cause for DWI, BUT there is Probable Cause of Another Offense

Appendix 1:  Sample Motion to Suppress Arrest

Appendix 2:  District Court Preliminary Indication to Grant Defendant's Motion

Appendix 3:  Superior Court Order Affirming District Court


PHASE III — PRE-ARREST SCREENING

1.  The Three Standardized Field Sobriety Tests

2.  Preliminary Breath Testing - BRAC Breath Alcohol Content

3.  Challenging the Probable Cause to Arrest

4.  Challenging the SFST's at Trial

Appendix 1:  N.C.G.S. § 20-16.3

Appendix 2:  N.C.G.S. § 20-16.3A

Appendix 3:  Rule 702

Appendix 4:  North Carolina Administrative Code 10A NCAC 41B .0502

Appendix 5:  North Carolina Administrative Code 10a NCAC 41B .0503


PHASE IV — PROVING BLOOD ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION

1.  Proving Blood Alcohol Concentration

2.  Foundation for Blood Test

3.  Retrograde Extrapolation

Appendix 1:  N.C.G.S. § 20-16.2

Appendix 2:  North Carolina Administrative Code 10A NCAC 41B.0101

Appendix 3:  North Carolina Administrative Code 10A NCAC 41B.0322

Appendix 4:  North Carolina Administrative Code 10A NCAC 41B.0313

Appendix 5:  North Carolina Administrative Code 10A NCAC 41B.0323

Appendix 6:  Retrograde Extrapolation of Alcohol Concentrations

Appendix 7:  Conversion of Plasma or Serum Alcohol to Whole Blood Alcohol (milligrams)

Appendix 8:  Conversion of Plasma or Serum Alcohol to Whole Blood Alcohol (grams/percent)

Appendix 9:  Conversion Medical Examiner's Whole Blood Alcohol Value of an SBI value

Appendix 10:  MATA v. THE STATE OF TEXAS


PHASE V — PROVING DRUG IMPAIRMENT

1.  Drug Recognition Experts

2.  Challenging the Opinions of the Drug Recognition Expert

Appendix 1:  DRE Drug Matrix Chart

Appendix 2:  DRE Student manual pages – 12 Steps

Appendix 3:  Brightful opinion


PHASE VI — SENTENCING

1.  Sentencing Procedure in District Court

2.  Sentencing Procedure in Superior Court

Appendix 1:  N.C.G.S. § 20-179

Appendix 2:  Sentencing Chart

Appendix 3:  NC Ignition Interlock and SCRAM Providers