The Legality of Search and Seizure in DUI Cases provides an authoritative, insider's perspective on best practices for identifying and litigating Fourth Amendment violations in DUI cases. Written by partners and chairs from some of the nation's leading law firms, this book guides the reader through the proper search and seizure procedures and NHTSA standards that law enforcement should follow during the initial stop, investigation, and DUI arrest.
The authors also discuss the mistakes that officers make during this process, and how lawyers can explore and exploit these errors to reclaim a client's rights under the Fourth Amendment. Emphasizing the science that often serves as the evidentiary linchpin in DUI cases, the authors also provide the necessary guidance for helping clients understand the key issues that arise during a DUI case. Finally, these leaders examine the latest trends and caselaw in the enforcement and prosecution of DUIs and reflect on how they affect defense strategies, clients, and counsel.
The different niches represented and the breadth of perspectives presented enable readers to get inside some of the great legal minds of today, as these experienced lawyers offer up their thoughts on the keys to success within this ever-evolving field.