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Understanding DUI Scientific Evidence is a scientific treatise for the forensic science practitioner, prosecutor, judge, expert witness, and defense attorney that provides authoritative scientific information about various forensic science issues involved in DUI cases.
Featuring articles by leading scientists and defense practitioners from across the country, this volume guides the reader through recent developments in evidentiary testing in DUI cases and discusses contributing factors that may skew test results. This year's edition has a large metrology component to it. Experts discuss quality assurance in breath and blood alcohol testing, the fundamentals of uncertainty of measurement, and the measure and problem in breath alcohol testing.
Driving under the influence of drugs has been a recent hot topic in the forensic sciences and these authors discuss the shortcomings of per se driving under the influence of drugs legislation, giving a comprehensive review of a DRE case. Finally, two experts offer readers an insider's view of a postmortem alcohol case. The different niches represented and the breadth of perspectives presented enable readers to get inside some of the great legal and forensic minds of today, as these experts offer up their thoughts around the keys to navigating this technically complex and constantly developing area of law.