Scientific evidence serves as perhaps the most compelling foundation for the State’s case against a defendant accused of Driving Under the Influence in Arizona. This “evidence” is pervasive throughout any DUI case, from field sobriety tests to the analysis of any blood sample taken from the defendant. In the past, the Arizona Rules of Evidence required DUI attorneys to present any arguments pertaining to the credibility of this “evidence” directly to a jury. Recent changes in these rules appear to change this requirement.
Archive | February, 2012
Hunter’s attorney wants to know why it took so long to search for the body of Jhessye Shockley
Authorities in Phoenix have begun to search a landfill for the body of missing Jhessye Shockley. The police sure have waited a long time. Instead of looking though a mound of trash, now they have to sift through a mountain. The mother of this missing girl wants to know what took so long. Our Criminal defense attorneys agree with her.
As a trial attorney, I know that things can change quickly in the courtroom. It took me some time to get used to the idea that there is no such thing as a perfect opening statement, witness, or closing argument. I hate to draw analogies from sports due to the cliche factor, but there were a couple of lessons to be learned from last weekend that can help any attorney.
As an attorney in Phoenix, I know that many lawyers don’t have the best reputation for honesty and integrity. I see the skepticism for potential clients every day. However, there are easy ways to help determine whether or not an attorney is right for you.
The other day Mitt Romney was “glitter bombed” in Florida. Like a true politician, he told the audience that the glitter was thrown to celebrate his recent win on Tuesday
Los Angeles Dodge James Loney won’t face charges for DUI, despite his erratic behavior after his car accident. Mr. Looney was driving his Maserati and hit a number of cars on a California freeway. When the police contacted him his behavior was described as, “erratic.”