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Nesci's Arizona DUI Defense: The Law & Practice, Fifth Edition with DVD

Nesci's Arizona DUI Defense: The Law & Practice, Fifth Edition with DVD

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  • Author: James Nesci 
  • ISBN 10: 1-936360-90-X
  • ISBN 13: 978-1-936360-90-1
  • Copyright Date Ed:  March 7, 2018 
  • Pages: 704 
  • Binding Information: Casebound with DVD
  • Size: 11 X 8.5 Inches (US)

For even the most seasoned attorney admitted to practice in the State of Arizona, defending DUI cases has always presented special challenges. Today mounting a successful defense is more difficult than ever. Now you have the advantage with Nesci’s Arizona DUI Defense: The Law and Practice, 5th Edition. This text and supplementary DVD contains the most important information to help you win your case. Written by James Nesci, Board Certified by the National College for DUI Defense, Nesci’s Arizona DUI Defense: The Law and Practice, 5th Edition ensures that you understand the chemical, biological and technological concepts and issues underlying DUI prosecution and defense in the State of Arizona.

This Fifth edition is expanded from the previous one and now includes nearly 1,000 case citations. New for the 5th Edition are sections on Field Sobriety Testing in the Marine Environment, a revised DRE chapter, Implied Consent (life after Birchfield), and; the new criminal rules of procedure.

The Fifth Edition is expanded and includes over 900 case citations, accident reconstruction, collateral consequences and liquid chromatography mass spectrometry, and revised and expanded sections on the Motor Vehicle Division, motions in limine, sentencing, field sobriety testing (2015 FST Manuals), blood testing uncertainty, boating and flying under the influence, the latest Arizona statutes, and more, making this text the most important book to have with you in all phases of a DUI case, from investigation to trial.

The DVD includes the 2007 and 2015 ARIDE Instructor and Student Manuals with the ARIDE Powerpoint presentation, Sixteen DRE Manuals from 1989 through 2015, NHTSA Driving Cues Manuals, eighteen SFST Manuals from 1980 through 2015, NHTSA validation studies, NHTSA videos and more.

Many practical tools and applications designed to streamline and simplify the complex DUI defense process have been developed along with this book. They are all included on a bonus DVD--so you can locate, review and print them out in a matter of seconds. The companion DVD for the fifth edition contains all new material, including the NHTSA 2015 SFST and DRE Manuals, studies, articles, and Arizona law and procedure.

Included are the NHTSA Student & Instructor Manuals, the DRE pre-School & DRE School Manuals, and the ARIDE--the latest edition from NHTSA! Some vendors sell these together for $400 or more. They are all included on the DVD at no extra cost.

Book Topics Include:

  • Chapter 1: Lawyer Advertising
  • Chapter 2: Client Relations
  • UPDATED! Chapter 3: Driving Under the Influence
  • UPDATED! Chapter 4: Motor Vehicle Division
  • UPDATED! Chapter 5: Pre-Trial Investigations
  • Chapter 6: Pre-Trial Motions Practice
  • Chapter 7: Plea Offers
  • UPDATED! Chapter 8: Trial
  • UPDATED! Chapter 9: DUI Investigations: Driving and Field Sobriety Testing
  • UPDATED! Chapter 10: Drug Recognition Evaluation
  • UPDATED! Chapter 11: Chemical Testing
  • UPDATED! Chapter 12: Blood Alcohol Calculations for Attorneys
  • UPDATED! Chapter 13: Expert Witnesses
  • UPDATED! Chapter 14: DUI Jury Trial Warpack
  • Appendix A: Arizona Rules of Evidence
  • Appendix B: Arizona Rules of Criminal Procedure (Rules 1-23)
  • Chapter Appendices: Arizona Department of Public Safety Alcohol Testing
  • The Aging Process and Field Sobriety Tests by Mimi Coffey, Esq.
  • DWI-Modern Day Salem Witch Hunts by Mimi Coffey, Esq.
  • Fear and the DWI Field Sobriety Tests by Mimi Coffey, Esq.
  • NEW! –Accident Reconstruction for Attorneys

DVD topics include:

  • NHTSA Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement (ARIDE) Manuals 2007, 2013, Instructor Guide, PowerPoint Presentation and SFST Videos
  • Automobile & Motorcyclist Pamphlets
  • AZDPS Blood Alcohol Testing Uncertainty Budget
  • NHTSA Drug Recognition Expert Course (DRE) 7-Day School 2013
  • NHTSA Improved Sobriety Testing
  • NHTSA DWI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Manuals: 1980, 1983, 1984, 1987, 1992, 1995, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2013, 2015
  • Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Validation Studies: 1979, 1981, 1983, Florida, Colorado, San Diego & Marine Environment Study
  • DRE Manuals: 1989, 1991, 1993, 1999, 2004, 2006, 2010, 2013, 2015
  • DPS Lab Testing Protocols & Master Uncertainty Budget
  • Complete MVD Materials
  • NHTSA DUI Roadblock Video & both Driving Cues Videos
  • And more!

Table of Contents

How to Use This Book
Table of Cases

Chapter 1: Lawyer Advertising
Co-Authored by James O. Ruane, Esq. & Jay Tiftickjian, Esq.
1.1 Ethical Issues in Advertising
ER 7.1 Communications concerning a lawyer’s services
ER 7.2 Advertising
ER 7.3 Direct contact with prospective clients
ER 7.4 Communication of fields of practice
ER 7.5 Firm names and letterheads
1.2 Advertising Resources
A. Phone Book Advertising
B. Internet Advertising
C. Giveaways
D. Television and Radio
E. Print Advertising
1.3 Marketing Advice
A. Tiftickjian’s Ten Marketing Tips to Build a Better Practice and Life
1.4 Social Media
A. Ethical Concerns
B. Confidentiality vs. Privilege
C. The 3 Tenets of Social Media: Timeliness, Honesty, and Transparency
D. Faceboook
E. Twitter
F. Social Media as a Research Tool
G. Final Thoughts on Social Media

Chapter 2: Basic Client Relations
2.1 Meeting the Prospective Client
2.2 Client Intake Questions
2.3 Client Intake Interview
2.4 Fee Agreements
2.5 Fees
2.6 Trust Accounts
2.7 Communication
2.8 Client File Retention

Chapter 3: Driving, Boating, & Flying Under the Influence
3.1 Misdemeanor DUI: Some Changes
3.2 Extreme DUI
3.3 Prior Offenses in Misdemeanor Cases
3.4 Aggravated DUI
3.5 Pleas to Endangerment
3.6 Homicide
3.7 Reckless Driving
3.8 Minor Driving With Alcohol in the Body
3.9 Impoundment of Vehicles
3.10 Sentencing: Statutory Scheme
3.11 Special DUI, BUI, and FUI Penalty Assessments
3.12 Probation and Home-Monitoring
3.13 Costs of Incarceration
3.14 Reimbursement for Emergency Response
3.15 Restitution
3.16 Misdemeanor BUI: Overview
3.17 Misdemeanor BUI
3.18 Extreme BUI
3.19 Aggravated BUI
3.20 Minor Boating with Alcohol in the Body
3.21 Misdemeanor FUI: Important Distinctions
3.22 Misdemeanor FUI
3.23 Federal Court Jurisdiction
3.24 Government Oversight, DUI Abatement and Money
Appendix 3.1
Appendix 3.2
Appendix 3.3
Appendix 3.4

Chapter 4: Motor Vehicle Division
4.1 Overview
4.2 The Admin per se/Implied Consent Form
4.3 Order of Suspension: Notice
4.4 Administrative per se Suspension A.R.S. §28-1385
4.5 Administrative per se Suspension A.R.S. §28-1385 Text
4.6 Implied Consent Suspension (Refusal) A.R.S. §28-1321
4.7 Recantation of Refusal
4.8 Right to Attorney Prior to Taking Chemical Test
4.9 Implied Consent Suspension A.R.S. §28-1321
4.10 Summary Review
4.11 Hearing on Order of Administrative per se License Suspension
4.12 Time Computations
4.13 Reinstatement
4.14 Minors
4.15 Juveniles
4.16 Suspension for Out-Of-State Violations
4.17 Validity of Out-of-State Licenses
4.18 Out-of-State Licensees
4.19 Request for MVD Rehearing
4.20 Appeals from MVD
4.21 MVD Driver Points System
4.22 Commercial Driver License Disqualifications
4.23 Commercial Driver License Notification Requirements
4.24 Certified Ignition Interlock Devices (CIID) & Special Ignition Interlock Restricted Driver Licenses (SIIRDL)
4.25 Expungement of Motor Vehicle Record (MVR)
4.26 Mandatory Revocation of Driver Licenses
Appendix 4.1: How to Read a 39 Month Uncertified MVR
Appendix 4.2: Article 5: Administrative Hearings

Chapter 5: Pre-Trial Investigations
5.1 Overview
5.2 Proper Filing Techniques
5.3 Visiting the Scene
5.4 Photography and Videos
5.5 Diagrams and Aerial Photography
5.6 Accident Reconstruction
5.7 Event Data Recorders (Black Boxes)
5.8 Speed, Time, and Distance Calculations
5.9 Roadblock (a.k.a. “DUI Checkpoint”) Investigations
5.10 Police Radio Codes
5.11 Pre-Trial Interviews
Appendix 5.1 An attorney’s guide to accident investigation

Chapter 6: Pre-Trial Motions Practice
6.1 Overview
6.2 Procedural Motions
6.3 Substantive Motions
6.4 Motions in Limine
6.5 Evidentiary Hearings

Chapter 7: Plea Offers, Collateral Consequences & Sentencing Hearings
Co-Authored by John Hunsucker, Bruce Edge & Austin Young
7.1 Overview: Plea Offers
7.2 Waiver of Rights at a Plea Hearing
7.3 Exposure of Prior Offenses Advisement
7.4 Subsequent Offenses Advisement
7.5 Out of State, Timing and Juvenile Prior Offenses Advisement
7.6 Misdemeanor Plea Offers
7.7 Felony Plea Offers
7.8 The “Donald” Hearing
7.9 Collateral Consequences: Representing the Military Client for DUI
A. Jurisdiction
B. On-Base/Military
C. Nonjudicial Punishment
D. Federal Prosecution
E. Double Jeopardy
F. Court-Martial
G. Off-Base/Civilian and Military Punishments
H. Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome
I. Summary
7.10 Collateral Consequences: Pilots and Merchant Marines
7.11 Collateral Consequences: Non U. S. Citizens
7.12 Collateral Consequences: Canadian Travel
7.13 Pre-Sentence Report (PSR)
7.14 Sentencing
7.15 Prior Offenses
Appendix 7.1: DUI Offender Screening and Treatment
Appendix 7.2 Overcoming Criminal Inadmissibility to Canada

Chapter 8: Trial
8.1 Overview
8.2 Voir Dire and Jury Selection
8.3 Jury Instructions
8.4 Opening Statements
8.5 Cross-Examination
8.6 Direct Examination
8.7 Closing Argument

Chapter 9: DUI Investigations: Driving and Field Sobriety Testing
9.1 Overview: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
9.2 Driving Behavior
9.3 Standardized Field Sobriety Testing (SFST) Validation Studies
9.4 Analysis and Summary of the SFST Validation Studies
9.5 Standardized Field Sobriety Test Battery
9.6 Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus (HGN)
9.7 Walk and Turn
9.8 One-Leg-Stand
9.9 Commonly Used Non-Standardized/Non-Validated Field Sobriety Tests
9.10 Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement (ARIDE)
9.11 Field Sobriety Testing in the Marine Environment
9.12 Videotaping the Driving and Investigation
Appendix 9.1 The Aging Process and Field Sobriety Tests
Appendix 9.2 DWI: Modern Day Salem Witch Hunts
Appendix 9.3 Fear and the DWI Field Sobriety Tests
Appendix 9.4 The Fallacy of the Police Administered ‘Finger to Nose’ Test to Determine Alcoholic Sobriety

Chapter 10: Drug Recognition Evaluation
10.1 Overview
10.2 DRE Nationwide Law Comparison
10.3 DRE Admissibility Case Law
10.4 The 12-Step DRE Protocol
10.5 Deconstruction and Analysis of the 12-Step DRE Protocol
10.6 Effects of Various Drugs
10.7 Drug Evaluation Classification Protocol (DECP) Training Program
10.8 Arizona DRE Statutes

Chapter 11: Chemical Testing
11.1 Henry’s Law and the Blood-to-Breath Ratio
11.2 Federal Register
11.3 Preliminary Breath Testing
11.4 Statutory Law on Preliminary Breath Testing
11.5 PBT Safeguards
11.6 Portable Breath Testing Devices
11.7 Evidential Breath Testing
11.8 Infrared Light Absorption
11.9 Basic Operation
11.10 Intoxilyzer® Printouts
11.11 Breath Testing: Methods of Attack
11.12 Calibration
11.13 Arizona Administrative Code Title 13, Chapter 10 (Formerly: Title 9, Ch. 14)
11.14 Statutory Requirements for Admissibility of Breath Test Results
11.15 Blood Testing: From the Vein to the Lab
11.16 Headspace Gas Chromatography
11.17 Uncertainty of Measurement
11.18 Blood Testing for Drugs
11.19 Solid Dose Screening Tests
11.20 Blood Draws: Statutory Admissibility, Sample Preservation and Independent Testing
11.21 Secondary Blood Testing
Appendix 11.1

Chapter 12: Blood Alcohol Calculations for Attorneys
by James Nesci and Patrick Mahaney
12.1 Blood Alcohol Calculations for Attorneys
12.2 Determining the One-Drink Potential
12.3 Elimination and Retrograde Extrapolation
12.4 White’s Retrograde Extrapolation
12.5 Partition Ratio Conversions
12.6 Serum and Plasma Conversions
12.7 Unit Conversions
12.8 Temperature Conversions

Chapter 13: Expert Witnesses
13.1 Overview
13.2 Pretrial Preparation
13.3 Direct Examination of the Defense Expert Witness
13.4 Cross of the State’s Expert Witness
13.5 Direct Examination of the State’s Expert as a Defense Witness
13.6 Notice Requirements and Disclosure

Chapter 14: DUI Jury Trial Warpack
14.1 Actual Physical Control (APC)
14.2 Aggravation
14.3 Appeals and Special Actions
14.4 Arrest
14.5 Blood Draws
14.6 Breath Testing
14.7 Chain of Custody
14.8 Closing Arguments—Ethical Considerations
14.9 Collateral Estoppel in DUI Cases
14.10 Comment of Defendant’s Silence
14.11 Confrontation
14.12 Corpus Delicti
14.13 Court Rules
14.14 Credibility of Witnesses
14.15 Discovery and Rule 15
14.16 Directed Verdict/Rule 20
14.17 Double Jeopardy
14.18 Driving with a Drug or Metabolite
14.19 DRE: Drug Recognition Evaluation Admissibility
14.20 Due Process
14.21 Evidence: Destruction, Failure to Preserve & Remedies
14.22 Evidence: Admissibility in a DUI Case
14.23 Expert Witnesses
14.24 Field Sobriety Test Evidence Admissibility
14.25 Foundation for Admission of Scientific Evidence
14.26 Immigration
14.27 Impeachment
14.28 Implied Consent
14.28 Independent Test
14.30 Jurors and Jury Selection
14.31 Jury Deliberations
14.32 Jury Instructions
14.33 Jury Trial Right
14.34 Motions
14.35 Miranda
14.36 Necessity Defense
14.37 MVD
14.38 Pleas and Plea Agreements
14.39 Preemption
14.40 Prior Convictions
14.41 Prior Testimony
14.42 Probable Cause
14.43 Probation
14.44 Public Trial Right
14.45 Reasonable Suspicion
14.46 Refusal to Submit to Chemical Testing
14.47 Relation Back/Retrograde Extrapolation
14.48 Replicate Testing
14.49 Restitution
14.50 Right to Counsel
14.51 Roadblocks (a.k.a. “DUI Checkpoints”)
14.52 Rule 8 Time Limits
14.53 Searches
14.54 Sentencing
14.55 Testimony
14.56 Video Recording of DUI Investigations
14.57 Voir Dire
14.58 Voluntariness of Statements
14.59 Warrants

Appendix A: Arizona Rules of Evidence

Appendix B: Arizona Rules of Criminal Procedure (Rules 1-23)

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