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

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  • Author: James Nesci
  • ISBN 10: 1-936360-34-9
  • ISBN 13: 978-1-936360-34-5
  • Copyright Date Ed:  March 9, 2015
  • Pages: 544
  • 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, 4th Edition. This text and supplementary DVD contains the most important information to help you attain a successful verdict. Written by James Nesci, Board Certified by the National College for DUI Defense, Nesci's Arizona DUI Defense: The Law and Practice, 4th Edition ensures that you understand the chemical, biological and technological concepts and issues underlying DUI prosecution and defense in the State of Arizona.

This Fourth edition is expanded from the previous one, and includes over 100 new cases, new sections on social media use for attorneys and liquid chromatography mass spectrometry, and revised and expanded sections on the Motor Vehicle Division, police radio codes, motions in limine, sentencing, field sobriety testing (2013 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.

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 fourth edition contains all new material, including the NHTSA 2013 SFST and DRE Manuals, studies, articles and visual detection videos, 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:

  • UPDATED! Chapter 1: Lawyer Advertising
  • UPDATED! Chapter 2: Client Relations
  • UPDATED! Chapter 3: Driving Under the Influence
  • UPDATED! Chapter 4: Motor Vehicle Division
  • UPDATED! Chapter 5: Pre-Trial Investigations
  • UPDATED! Chapter 6: Pre-Trial Motions Practice
  • Chapter 7: Plea Offers
  • UPDATED! Chapter 8: Trial
  • UPDATED! Chapter 9: DUI Investigations: Driving and Field Sobriety Testing
  • Chapter 10: Drug Recognition Evaluation
  • UPDATED! Chapter 11: Chemical Testing
  • 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)
  • Appendix C: Arizona Department of Public Safety Alcohol Testing
  • Appendix D: The Aging Process and Field Sobriety Tests by Mimi Coffey, Esq.
  • Appendix E: DWI-Modern Day Salem Witch Hunts by Mimi Coffey, Esq.
  • NEW! Appendix F: DWI-Fear and the DWI Field Sobriety Tests by Mimi Coffey, Esq.

DVD topics include:

  • NHTSA Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement (ARIDE) Manuals 2013
  • 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
  • Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Validation Studies
  • And more!

Table of Contents

Tables of Cases

Preface

Chapter 1: Lawyer Advertising
1.1 Ethical Issues in Advertising
1.2 Advertising Resources
1.3 Social Media

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

Chapter 3: Driving, Boating, & Flying Under the Influence
3.1 Misdemeanor DUI: No Major 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 Probation
3.12 Costs of Incarceration
3.13 Reimbursement for Emergency Response
3.14 Restitution
3.15 Misdemeanor BUI: Overview
3.16 Misdemeanor BUI
3.17 Extreme BUI
3.18 Aggravated BUI
3.19 Minor Boating with Alcohol in the Body
3.20 Misdemeanor FUI: Important Distinctions
3.21 Misdemeanor FUI
3.22 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 Text
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)
4.25 Expungement of Motor Vehicle Record (MVR)
4.26 Mandatory Revocation of Driver Licenses
Appendix 4.1
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 Roadblock (a.k.a. “DUI Checkpoint”) Investigations
5.9 Pre-Trial Interviews, Law Enforcement
5.10 Pre-Trial Interviews, Emergency Personnel
5.11 Pre-Trial Interviews, Civilians
5.12 Prior Offenses

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
7.1 Overview
7.2 Waiver of Rights
7.3 Collateral Consequences
7.4 Immigration Consequences
7.5 Exposure of Prior Offenses
7.6 Subsequent Offenses
7.7 Out of State, Timing and Juvenile Prior Offenses
7.8 Misdemeanor Plea Offers
7.9 Felony Plea Offers
7.10 The “Donald” Hearing

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
8.8 Pre-Sentence Report (PSR)
8.9 Sentencing

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 Legal 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 Correlation Between BAC and HGN or FSTs
9.10 Refusal of SFSTs and General Admissibility
9.11 Commonly Used Non-Standardized/Non-Validated Field Sobriety Tests
9.12 Videotaping the Driving and Investigation
References

Chapter 10: Drug Recognition Evaluation
10.1 Overview
10.2 DRE Statutory Law
10.3 Per Se Statutes Comparison
10.4 Impairment Statutes Comparison
10.5 Arizona DRE Laws
10.6 Defenses
10.7 Implied Consent Laws Comparison
10.8 DRE Case Law
10.9 The 12-Step DRE Protocol
10.10 Deconstruction and Analysis of the 12-Step DRE Protocol
10.11 Effects of Various Drugs
10.12 Drug Evaluation Classification Protocol (DECP)
10.13 Drug Evaluation Classification Training Program

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

Chapter 12: Blood Alcohol Calculations for Attorneys
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 Unit Conversions

Chapter 13: Expert Witnesses
13.1 Overview
13.2 Pre-Trial 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

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 Authentication
14.6 Blood Draws
14.7 Breath Testing
14.8 Burden of Proof
14.9 Chain of Custody
14.10 Circumstantial Evidence
14.11 Closing Arguments—Ethical Considerations
14.12 Collateral Estoppel in DUI Cases
14.13 Comment of Defendant’s Silence
14.14 Confrontation
14.15 Corpus
14.16 Court Rules
14.17 Credibility of Witnesses
14.18 Destruction of Evidence
14.19 Discovery and Rule 15
14.20 Directed Verdict/Rule 20
14.21 Double Jeopardy
14.22 Driving with a Drug or Metabolite
14.23 DRE: Drug Recognition Evaluation Admissibility
14.24 Due Process
14.25 Evidence
14.26 Expert Witnesses
14.27 Field Sobriety Test Admissibility
14.28 Foundation
14.29 HGN
14.30 Impeachment
14.31 Implied Consent
14.32 Independent Test
14.33 Jurors and Jury Selection
14.34 Jury Deliberations
14.35 Jury Instructions
14.36 Jury Trial Right
14.37 Motions
14.38 Miranda
14.39 Necessity Defense
14.40 MVD
14.41 Opinion Testimony
14.42 Pleas and Plea Agreements
14.43 Prior Convictions
14.44 Probable Cause
14.45 Public Trial Right
14.46 Reasonable Suspicion
14.47 Record Preservation for Appeal
14.48 Refusal to Submit to Chemical Testing
14.49 Relation Back
14.50 Replicate Testing
14.51 Restitution
14.52 Right to Counsel
14.53 Roadblocks (a.k.a. “DUI Checkpoints”)
14.54 Rule 8 Time Limits
14.55 Searches
14.56 Sentencing
14.57 Subpoena
14.58 Voir dire
14.59 Voluntariness of Statements
14.60 Warrants

Appendix A: Arizona Rules of Evidence

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

Appendix C: Arizona Department of Public Safety Alcohol Testing

Appendix D: The Aging Process and Field Sobriety Tests by Mimi Coffey, Esq.

Appendix E: DWI—Modern Day Salem Witch Hunts by Mimi Coffey, Esq.

Appendix F: DWI—Fear and the DWI Field Sobriety Tests by Mimi Coffey, Esq.

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