Monthly Archives: November 2015

Initial Questions – Why You Are Testifying, Stress

jpadmin   November 27, 2015   Comments Off on Initial Questions – Why You Are Testifying, Stress

Why you’ve decided to testify at the DUI trial: Q: When I am finished, the prosecutor will question you. He might be a more confusing because he hasn’t taken time to know you, but please answer him, okay? Q: We sent the prosecutor a letter stating you wanted to speak to him? Q: They never called? Q: They didn’t take… Read more »

DUI and Miranda Rights

jpadmin   November 27, 2015   Comments Off on DUI and Miranda Rights

Many people are wondering if they have to be read their Miranda rights when they are being stopped for a suspected DUI. When a person is stopped by a police officer they are asked for their license, registration, and proof of insurance. This is not considered to be questions and they must provide these documents. If a person is arrested… Read more »

Anonymous Informants in DUI cases

jpadmin   November 26, 2015   Comments Off on Anonymous Informants in DUI cases

Courts around the country act differently to whether DUI stops that are based on anonymous tips can be lawful. The US Supreme Court will not directly address what criteria is necessary to allow a drunk driving detention that is based on anonymous tips. The courts however have dealt with these anonymous tips in other contexts. Take for example a recent… Read more »

The Negative Starting Position

jpadmin   November 25, 2015   Comments Off on The Negative Starting Position

How the experienced drunk driving attorney will overcome the DUI defendant negative position in the drunk driving case: The most experienced drunk driving attorney does understand something very true: most jurors will not sympathize with the defendant on trial for drunk driving attorney. That’s because these defendants are charged with a very unpopular crime, and in many cases these defendants… Read more »

Freedom of Religion

jpadmin   November 25, 2015   Comments Off on Freedom of Religion

Does freedom of religion give us a blank check to do whatever we want? No, it does not. When our forefathers made the dangerous journey to the new land, it was as much for freedom from religion as freedom for religion. Having been persecuted by the Church of England, or the Catholic church, many protestant groups sought a better life… Read more »

Presenting a DUI Case

jpadmin   November 25, 2015   Comments Off on Presenting a DUI Case

DUI Case In any given trial, especially in a DUI case, the prosecution always starts first. The prosecutor then proceeds with an opening argument, followed by witnesses as well as any evidence that is given in the case. Then later on, they will make the first closing statement to the jury. However, this does not necessarily mean that your lawyer… Read more »