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Defending DUI Vehicular Homicide Cases

Publisher: Thomson Reuters (December 1, 2014) Defending DUI Vehicular Homicide Cases

Defending DUI Vehicular Homicide Cases provides an authoritative, insider’s perspective on handling a vehicular homicide or manslaughter case where a client was driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. Featuring experienced criminal defense attorneys from the country’s top firms, this book guides the reader through the important legal trends and recent cases influencing this area, and what these changes mean for clients and their counsel. These top lawyers share important guidance that will be useful to attorneys new to the practice area as well as seasoned practitioners, as they discuss how to collect and evaluate forensic evidence, utilize technical and scientific experts to prepare an effective defense, and appropriately challenge the prosecution’s witnesses. Whether the focus is on achieving success in the courtroom or negotiating a settlement offer, these authors disclose advice that will help you satisfy your clients’ needs.

Additionally, these leaders examine how to deal with the challenges of these cases, including the complex scientific evidence, evolving technology, strict penalties, and the deep emotions involved. 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 high-stakes field.