The Blood/Breath Partition Ratio in a DWI Case

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The science behind the Intoxilyzer 5000EN and other breath test machines all sounds very impressive.  The problem is that the machines are based on certain assumptions about the person being tested.  If the assumptions are faulty, so are… Read More

“Every DWI Case Is Defensible”

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You often hear criminal defense lawyers who are just starting out say that they will initially handle drinking-and-driving offenses, like DWI or DUI, until they get their feet on the ground.  The cases are, they say, straightforward and… Read More

On Becoming Certified to Administer the Standardized Field Sobriety Test

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There is nothing more gratifying for a criminal defense lawyer than the moment on cross-examination when the prosecution’s key witness begins to sweat.  The witness gets that panicked or confused look in the eye and keeps glancing over… Read More