|Production Date:||April 21 2011|
Scrutinizing the actions of the police officer in a DWI arrest can be essential to both the prosecution's and defense's arguments. As such, both parties must have a comprehensive understanding of all the steps involved in administering the DWI Detector and Field Sobriety Tests. In this program, former prosecutor and current public defender David Rynkowski reviews the protocols that officers must follow when conducting a DWI investigation, from when they can stop a "vehicle in motion" to the pre-arrest screening. In order to demonstrate the standard sobriety tests and what they are used to prove, Mr. Rynkowski administers them on a cooperating volunteer. He then provides his insights into how prosecutors can use the test results to prove the defendant was driving while intoxicated, and how defense attorneys can demonstrate the inherent problems with the tests to prove a client's innocence. All attorneys will benefit from this enlightening presentation and learn how to best represent their clients in DWI cases as well as understand their own rights if they are ever pulled over for suspicion of driving while intoxicated.
I. The Three Phases of a DWI Arrest
II. The Effects of Alcohol on the Body
III. Problems with Sobriety Tests
IV. Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus
V. Sobriety Tests and Miranda Rights
VI. Documentation of the Tests
Tadia (Lawrenceville, GA)
Enjoyed the demostration.
John (Kingston, NY)
Very helpful to a new ADA for DWI. Totally on point.
Robert (Hull, MA)
Well done and helpful.
sosi (Fresno, CA)
Joseph (Scarsdale, NY)
Nice use of the HGN test
Marvin K. (Franklin, TN)
This seminar is very informative.
Christopher (Haddonfield, NJ)
jill (Merrick, NY)
Michael (Tempe, AZ)
Great course. Very well done!
Frederick (Colebrook, NH)
Christopher (Bayville, NY)
we all need to know about this topic. I am a retired NYC police officer and this program was very helpful in increasing my understanding about something i thought i understood but needed more information on.
James (Addison, IL)
Jennifer (Red Bud, IL)
Good program for those who are new to the area of DWI. Good basic information.
Paul (San Angelo, TX)
helena (Burbank, CA)
Basic information with many uses!!
John C. (Yonkers, NY)
loved the real life demonstration, was awesome
Robin (McHenry, IL)
Excellent course. I really enjoyed listening to this speaker. The live example was very helpful.
Lawrence (New York, NY)
I learned a lot. Very listenable.
Chris (Houston, TX)
A unique topic---very welcome and very thorough!
LIONEL J (HOUSTON, TX)
Randall (Bronxville, NY)
this is the first time I have ever witnessed the DWI tests performed. Very interesting.
Philip (Geneva, IL)
Good explanation of each FST.
Robert (Baytown, TX)
Very good, very practical information from someone who actually did it. My thanks.
Daniel (New York, NY)
Lois (Wading River, NY)
Robert (Wading River, NY)
Very interesting material.
Rovshan (hempstead, NY)
Good entry course level for defense attorneys