Drunk Driving Defense

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Little, Brown, 1996 - Law - 948 pages
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Now you can rely on the expertise of the lawyer whose name has become synonymous with drunk driving defense. Lawrence Taylor covers every step of the police action and legal process, from the breathalyzer and field sobriety tests to witness preparation and jury instructions.
With his detailed guidance you'll be able to:
overcome chemical evidence presumptions
identify nonspecific blood alcohol analysis
weigh effects of acetone and acetaldehyde
prove false instrument readings caused by radio frequency interference and other phenomena
expose physiological defects of horizontal gaze nystagmus
establish grounds for impeachment of the arresting officer
and more.
The Fourth Edition features a wealth of practice materials, including:
Forms used by police and other agencies
examples of successful motions used by experienced defense attorneys
verbatim cross and direct examinations of police officers, eyewitnesses, and chemical experts
checklists
suggested voir dire and opening and closing statements.

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Contents

Contents
xxv
TRIAL
xxvi
Acknowledgments
xxxiii
Copyright

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About the author (1996)

Taylor is a member, California and Washington Bars. He is a former Deputy Public Defender, Los Angeles, Deputy District Attorney, Los Angeles, and Fulbright Professor of Law, Osaka University.

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