The complete guide for Colorado drunk driving defense was officially released this week. Denver DUI lawyer Jay Tiftickjian’s book, Colorado DUI Defense: The Law and Practice is available for purchase from Lawyers and Judges Publishing Company. The quintessential guide for defending a driving under the influence charge was co-authored by James Nesci, a regent of the National College for DUI Defense.
From the publisher:
For even the most seasoned attorney admitted to practice in the State of Colorado, defending DUI cases has always presented special challenges. Today mounting a successful defense is more difficult than ever. Now you have the advantage with Colorado DUI Defense: The Law and Practice. This text and supplementary DVD contains the most important information to help you attain a successful verdict.
Written by Jay M. Tiftickjian and James Nesci, both members of the National College for DUI Defense, Colorado DUI Defense: The Law and Practice ensures that you understand the chemical, biological and technological concepts and issues underlying DUI prosecution and defense in the State of Colorado. The authors provide the most up-to-date information available on key areas of DUI law in Colorado including: DUI Investigations, Driving and Field Sobriety Testing, Drug Recognition, Evaluation and Chemical Testing, Blood Alcohol Calculations, Pre-trial Investigations and Motions, Practice, Plea Offers and Agreements, DUI Trial Procedures, and more.
Many practical tools and applications designed to streamline and simplify the complex DUI defense process have been developed along with this book. They are all included on a bonus DVD—so you can locate, review and print them out in a matter of seconds. The companion DVD contains NHTSA studies, articles and visual detection videos.
Book Topics Include:
Types of DUI
Role of the Motor Vehicle Division
Field sobriety testing
Chemical testing for alcohol and drugs
Blood alcohol calculations
Use of expert witnesses
Revised sentencing charts
DUI jury trial information
Ethics and advertising
DVD topics include:
USDOT “Drugs That Impair Driving” student manual and teacher manual
USDOT “DWI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing” student manual and teacher manual
SFST validation studies
USDOT “SFST Refresher Training Course” student manual and teacher manual
MVD court abstracts
NHTSA “The Detection of DWI Motorcyclists” brochure
NHTSA “Use of Sobriety Checkpoints for DUI” article
NHTSA driving and blood alcohol concentration studies
NHTSA visual detection videos
Lawyers and Judges Publishing is one of the top legal publishers in the country. In addition to Tiftickjian’s and Nesci’s book, the company has released titles and chapters from leading figures in alcohol intoxication, such as Dr. James C. Garriott, Dr. A. W. Jones, Dr. Kurt M. Dubowski, and Dr. Marcelline Burns.
“I am honored that Lawyers and Judges Publishing had the faith in me to write this book with Mr. Nesci, and I am honored that Mr. Nesci had the confidence in me to co-author this book with him,” said Tiftickjian. “With the frequent changes to DUI law in Colorado, the book took two-years to write and edit.”
Tiftickjian is well known as one of the top DUI defense attorneys in Colorado. He was voted “Best DUI Lawyer” in 2013 and awarded the People’s Choice Award by Colorado’s bar journal, Law Week Colorado. He was also named Barrister’s Best DUI Lawyer for the past two years by the same legal newspaper, and is rated AV-Preeminent by Matindale-Hubbell. This is his eight publication to be released on a national scale, with more on the way in the near future.