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DWI Law and Practice Deskbook


Practice Area:
Criminal |  Traffic, DUI/DWI
Number of Pages:
Volume 1 - 317 | Volume 2 - 352
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Description

DWI cases can be complex. DWI Law and Practice is the comprehensive and authoritative resource you need to clarify Missouri DWI practice and provide answers for you and your client. Written by some of Missouri's most experienced prosecutors, criminal defense attorneys, state agency representatives and judges, the book’s 21 chapters analyze the full spectrum of DWI topics and offer practical expertise developed through the authors’ decades of experience. You will find chapters on the the criminal, civil, administrative, and insurance ramifications of DWI and will learn about SATOPs, ignition interlock devices, Alcohol Influence Reports, breathalyzers, field sobriety testing, chemical test refusal cases, NHTSA, limited driving privileges, SR-22s, and much more.

 

2nd edition 2014 | Volume 1 - 317 pages/Volume 2 - 352 page

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FORMS INCLUDED:

 

Chapter 1—Chemical Test Refusal Cases
Petition for Review | §1.38
Order Staying Revocation of Driver’s License for Failure to Take Chemical Test | §1.39

Chapter 2—Client Counseling Issues
Client Interview | §2.22

Chapter 13—Pre-Trial Considerations
Table of Requirements and Mandatory Dispositions of Enhanced Offenses in Accordance With § 577.023, RSMo | §13.10

Chapter 14—Standardized Field Sobriety Testing and Cross-Examination of the Arresting Officer
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Impairment Clue Chart | §14.11
Line of Questioning Regarding Failure to Consider Clues of Sobriety | §14.12
A Common Issue With the Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus Test | §14.37
Alternative Standardized Field Sobriety Test Scoring | §14.49
Limiting the Officer to the Officer’s Report | §14.68
Standardized Field Sobriety Tests Are Designed to See if the Defendant Had Normal Driving Abilities | §14.74

Examples of Cross-Examination Questions 
Introduction | §14.77
Reports | §14.78
Number of Driving While Intoxicated Trials | §14.79
Overtime Related to Arrests | §14.80
Professional Witness | §14.81
Operation (if at Issue) | §14.82
Vehicle in Motion | §14.83
Further Driving Examples | §14.84
Stopping Sequence | §14.85
Initial Response to Emergency Lights | §14.86
Personal Observations | §14.87

Interview 
Generally | §14.88
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Interview Clues | §14.89
Requests for Documentation | §14.90
Nervousness | §14.91
Odor of Intoxicating Beverage | §14.92
Bloodshot Eyes—Dazed Look on Face | §14.93
Slurred Speech | §14.94
Flushed Face | §14.95
Sluggish Mannerisms | §14.96 
Exit Sequence | §14.97
Exit Sequence—Accusations of Leaning on Vehicle for Support | §14.98
Standardized Field Sobriety Testing | §14.99 
Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus Test | §14.100 
Test Conditions | §14.101
Pretest | §14.102
Lack of Smooth Pursuit | §14.103
Distinct Nystagmus at Maximum Deviation | §14.104
Onset of Nystagmus Before 45 Degrees | §14.105 
Walk-and-Turn Test | §14.106
Walk-and-Turn—Effect of Blindness | §14.107
One-Leg Stand Test v§14.108
Blood Alcohol Content Correlation With Time | §14.109
Timing of Events | §14.110

Chapter 15—Jury Trial Considerations
Trial Notebook Checklist (Summary Version) | §15.4
Trial Notebook Checklist (Complete Version) | §15.5
Topics for Voir Dire and Jury Questionnaires | §15.10
Sample Voir Dire Paragraphs 
Bias or Prejudice | §15.6

Introduction 
Basic Introduction | §15.11a
Counsel’s Purpose in Choosing a Jury | §15.11b
No Offense Intended by Questions | §15.11c
Ice Breaker | §15.11d 
Fact Issue Relating to an Alcohol-Related Driving Offense | §15.13a

Police Issues 
General Questions v§15.13b
Question to Cure or Highlight Bias | §15.13c 
Making an Important Point Relative to Determining Fact Issues | §15.13d
What the Judge Will Instruct and the Attorney Must Prove 
General | §15.14a
Specific | §15.14b 

Final Statements
Making a Final Statement of Persuasion at Voir Dire | §15.16a
Prosecution | §15.16b
Defense | §15.16c 

Opening Statement 
Prosecution | §15.22
Defense | §15.25 
Opening Statement Checklist | §15.26
Sample Crosses by Topic | §15.27
The Dos of Closing Argument | §15.32
The Don’ts of Closing Argument | §15.33

 

 

Materials

Content

Chapters

1    |    Chemical Test Refusal Cases
            Scott A. Hamblin

2    |    Client Counseling Issues
            Robert W. Miller, Jeffrey R. Dahl and Jill T. Roberts

3    |    Criminal Ramifications of DWI
            Kimberly J. Benjamin

4    |    Civil and Insurance Consequences of DWI
            Joseph A. Cambiano, Ben T. Schmitt, and Cullen Cline

5    |    Overview of Substantive Law Regarding DWI
            Rusty Antel

6    |    Search and Seizure Issues
            Thomas E. Crocco

7    |    Experts and the Science of Chemical Tests
            Lawrence E. Wines

8    |    Civil Sanctions
            James A. Chenault, III

9    |    Abuse and Lose
            Kate E. Noland

10  |    Driver’s License Suspension, Revocation, and Reinstatement
            James A. Chenault, III

11  |    Your Client’s Driving Record: What You Need to Know
            Charles L. Gooch

12  |    Considerations in Prosecuting DWI Cases
            Douglas S. Pribble

13  |    Pre-Trial Considerations
            Scott C. Hamilton

14  |    Standardized Field Sobriety Testing and Cross-Examination of the Arresting Officer
            David L. Brengle

15  |    Jury Trial Considerations
            Lawrence E. Wines

16  |    Sentencing Considerations
            Roxanna A. Mason

17  |    Appeal Issues
            Janet M. Thompson and Rachel M. Jones

18  |    Multijurisdictional Issues
            Jason T. Umbarger and Carol Hutcheson

19  |    Federal DWI Cases
            R. Tyson Mutrux

20  |    Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Law
            Sandra A. Mears

21  |    Driving Under the Influence of Drugs
            Joseph A. Cambiano

Forms

Chapter 1—Chemical Test Refusal Cases
Petition for Review | §1.38
Order Staying Revocation of Driver’s License for Failure to Take Chemical Test | §1.39

Chapter 2—Client Counseling Issues
Client Interview | §2.22

Chapter 13—Pre-Trial Considerations
Table of Requirements and Mandatory Dispositions of Enhanced Offenses in Accordance With § 577.023, RSMo | §13.10

Chapter 14—Standardized Field Sobriety Testing and Cross-Examination of the Arresting Officer
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Impairment Clue Chart | §14.11
Line of Questioning Regarding Failure to Consider Clues of Sobriety | §14.12
A Common Issue With the Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus Test | §14.37
Alternative Standardized Field Sobriety Test Scoring | §14.49
Limiting the Officer to the Officer’s Report | §14.68
Standardized Field Sobriety Tests Are Designed to See if the Defendant Had Normal Driving Abilities | §14.74


Examples of Cross-Examination Questions 
Introduction | §14.77
Reports | §14.78
Number of Driving While Intoxicated Trials | §14.79
Overtime Related to Arrests | §14.80
Professional Witness | §14.81
Operation (if at Issue) | §14.82
Vehicle in Motion | §14.83
Further Driving Examples | §14.84
Stopping Sequence | §14.85
Initial Response to Emergency Lights | §14.86
Personal Observations | §14.87

Interview 
Generally | §14.88
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Interview Clues | §14.89
Requests for Documentation | §14.90
Nervousness | §14.91
Odor of Intoxicating Beverage | §14.92
Bloodshot Eyes—Dazed Look on Face | §14.93
Slurred Speech | §14.94
Flushed Face | §14.95
Sluggish Mannerisms | §14.96 
Exit Sequence | §14.97
Exit Sequence—Accusations of Leaning on Vehicle for Support | §14.98
Standardized Field Sobriety Testing | §14.99 
Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus Test | §14.100 
Test Conditions | §14.101
Pretest | §14.102
Lack of Smooth Pursuit | §14.103
Distinct Nystagmus at Maximum Deviation | §14.104
Onset of Nystagmus Before 45 Degrees | §14.105 
Walk-and-Turn Test | §14.106
Walk-and-Turn—Effect of Blindness | §14.107
One-Leg Stand Test v§14.108
Blood Alcohol Content Correlation With Time | §14.109
Timing of Events | §14.110

Chapter 15—Jury Trial Considerations
Trial Notebook Checklist (Summary Version) | §15.4
Trial Notebook Checklist (Complete Version) | §15.5
Topics for Voir Dire and Jury Questionnaires | §15.10
Sample Voir Dire Paragraphs 
Bias or Prejudice | §15.6

Introduction 
Basic Introduction | §15.11a
Counsel’s Purpose in Choosing a Jury | §15.11b
No Offense Intended by Questions | §15.11c
Ice Breaker | §15.11d 
Fact Issue Relating to an Alcohol-Related Driving Offense | §15.13a

Police Issues 
General Questions v§15.13b
Question to Cure or Highlight Bias | §15.13c 
Making an Important Point Relative to Determining Fact Issues | §15.13d
What the Judge Will Instruct and the Attorney Must Prove 
General | §15.14a
Specific | §15.14b 

Final Statements
Making a Final Statement of Persuasion at Voir Dire | §15.16a
Prosecution | §15.16b
Defense | §15.16c 

Opening Statement 
Prosecution | §15.22
Defense | §15.25 
Opening Statement Checklist | §15.26
Sample Crosses by Topic | §15.27
The Dos of Closing Argument | §15.32
The Don’ts of Closing Argument | §15.33

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