In the July 2, 2010 Trial Tips Newsletter published by Elliott Wilcox, Mr. Wilcox discusses the importance of going to the crime scene.  From DUI cases to First Degree Murder cases, going to the scene gives you a real feel for the case.  Here are a few takeaways from the article;

  1. The attorney will

In this post , i continue to discuss the Metro Nashville Police Department’s DUI testing report. The first field sobriety test given is usually the horizontal gaze nystagmus test. Laboratory research by the Southern California Research Institute indicates the HGN test is 77 % accurate according to the 2006 NHTSA manual in determining

I have written about the effects of Red Bull and alcohol , but I just read a excellent post by Lawrence Taylor who writes the DUI is an excerpt from his post on the effects of caffeine and alcohol

Caffeine and alcohol have a synergistic effect — that is, they combine to produce

Can the Field Sobriety Tests in a drunk driving case be effected by the shoes you wear ? The answer is yes.The National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration has produced a manual on the Standardized Field Sobriety Tests.In the 2006 manual in lesson VIII-11 ,it states that individuals wearing heels more than two inches should be