Strategies for Defending DUI Cases in California provides an authoritative, insider's perspective on the best practices for mounting a defense against DUI charges. Featuring DUI and criminal defense experts from some of the state's leading firms, this book guides the reader through their most successful techniques for defending clients against DUI-related offenses, including the utilization of expert witnesses, overcoming juror prejudice during voir dire, and challenging questionable forensic test results.
As these authors explain the role played by the Department of Motor Vehicles in DUI cases and the myriad NHTSA-certified field sobriety tests, they further examine the unique challenges of practicing DUI law in California and offer cutting-edge suggestions for successful motion practice. Covering a range of topics from understanding the state's various levels of DUI charges to examining breathalyzer technology, these criminal defense specialists illustrate the strategic process California defense attorneys must follow in order to best serve their clients. 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 around the keys to navigating this high-stakes area of law.