How to defend a drunk driving case
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How to defend a drunk driving case A guide to practical, procedural and legal aspects (The Clark Boardman criminal law series) by John Henry Hingson

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Published by Clark Boardman Co .
Written in English


  • Defense (Criminal procedure),
  • Drunk driving,
  • Oregon,
  • United States

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Open LibraryOL11166798M
ISBN 100876327285
ISBN 109780876327289

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Defense of Drunk Driving Cases is a four-volume resource providing comprehensive coverage of the legal and technical issues that arise in defending a drunk driving case, including up to date guidance on relevant statutes, case law, and scientific facts. Written by Lawrence Taylor and Steven Oberman, Drunk Driving Defense is generally considered to be the standard-bearing reference in the field. Clear explanations of key scientific and 5/5(3). Attacking and Defending Drunk Driving Tests offers a unique combination of objective science and practical trial tactics that really work. 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 5/5(3). defense in a drunk driving case. Recent Case Law c Dozens of recent drunk driving-related cases are summarized in Release Release 65 of Defense of Drunk Driving Cases includes completely revised Chapt 46, and 47 and summaries of dozens of recent court decisions added to the relevant.

  But it's more common to defend against a drunk driving charge by attacking the officer's observations of what happened prior to the arrest or challenging the integrity of the evidence, such as the accuracy of a breathalyzer test. State DUI laws differ and everyone's case has different facts, so it may help to consult with a lawyer.   (2) The driver was intoxicated while they were driving; and, (3) The “operation” of the motor vehicle occurred on a public road or area immediately accessible to the public or a motor vehicle. In the typical case, the police witness the “operation” of the driving firsthand, thereby satisfying the first element of a drunk-driving case.   There are a number of potential defenses that can be raised in a given drunk driving case. Roughly speaking, however, the majority of drunk driving defenses can be broken down into the following areas: (1) "He wasn’t driving": In this defense, intoxication is not enough -- the prosecution must also prove that the defendant was actually driving.   People make decisions based on emotion; and, it is no different in a drunk driving case. So, present yourself in the most positive possible light. Choose a skillful, experienced lawyer who will know how to present you in the best manner. Factor Two: Your Story!

DRUNK DRIVING CASES – A DEFENSE GUIDE INTRODUCTION In Ohio, “drunk driving,” is known as Operating a Vehicle Im-paired (OVI). This is the same as what other states sometimes call DUI, DWI, or OMVI. However, OVI is a little bit more precise than “drunk driving” because in .   If you have been charged with drunk driving in Michigan and refused to take a breath or blood test at the request of the police officer, then you will be charged with a violation of Michigan’s Implied Consent Law, pursuant to MCL § f. A violation of the implied consent law will result in the suspension of your driver’s license for.   All DUI cases are different, and these examples are meant to demonstrate the issues involved in these sorts of cases rather than tell you exactly how a particular case will proceed. The Arrest of Duncan Smith. Duncan Smith was driving home after meeting up with a friend for some drinks to celebrate the end of another week. Get this from a library! How to defend a drunk driving case: a guide to practical, procedural, and legal aspects. [John Henry Hingson].