Strategies for Defending DWI Cases in New York is an authoritative, insider’s perspective on best practices for counseling clients on DWI charges in the state of New York. Featuring skilled defense attorneys throughout New York, this book reveals proven strategies from the traffic stop and police station to the courtroom and negotiation table.
These top lawyers highlight tips for examining police reports and deciphering the scientific evidence involved, including how to break down the nuances of the various tests and identify weak or problematic areas. They describe numerous defense strategies for both hearings and trials, with an emphasis on preparing clients for court, selecting juries, cross-examining witnesses, and presenting evidence, and they divulge advice for negotiating a favorable result with the prosecution. Additionally, these leaders analyze the current laws and trends in DWI defense and how the government’s stricter enforcement policies are impacting clients and lawyers.