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Defending DWI Cases: The Critical Issues ALB Live & Webcast

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Date:
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Time:
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time
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Defending DWI Cases - The Critical Issues

Thursday, September 28, 2017
9:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
New York State Bar Center
1 Elk Street | Albany, NY 12207

8.0 MCLE Credits: 3.5 Professional Practice; 3.5 Skills; 1.0 Ethics

Who Should Attend:
Attorneys who handle DWI Defense; Attorneys who want to expand their practice to include DWI Defense; Prosecutors; Personal Injury Attorneys

Program Co-Sponsors:
Criminal Justice Section
Committee on Continuing Legal Education

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Agenda
8:30-9:00 a.m
. - REGISTRATION

9:00-9:10 a.m. - WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION

9:10-10:25 a.m. - I. REFUSAL ISSUES (1.5 MCLE Credit in Skills)
(a) Right to Counsel
(b) Report of Refusal Analysis
(c) Effect on Conditional Licenses & 20-Day Order
(d) Use of Refusal at Trial
(e) Commercial Driver's Licenses
(f) PSD Refusals & the 2-Hour Rule

Speaker: Peter Gerstenzang, Esq. | Gerstenzang, Sills, Davis, Cohn & Gerstenzang, Albany, NY

10:25-10:35 a.m. - REFRESHMENT BREAK

10:35-11:25 a.m. - II. BREATH TEST ISSUES (1.0 MCLE Credit in Skills)
(a) Mouth Alcohol & Slope Detector
(b) Partition Ratio
(c) Body Temperature
(d) 2-Hour Rule

Speaker: Steven Epstein, Esq. | Barket, Marion, Epstein and Kearon, LLP, Garden City, NY

11:25-12:15 p.m. - III. STOP AND ARREST ISSUES (1.0 MCLE Credit in Professional Practice)
(a) Hollman & DeBour
(b) Anonymous Tips vs. Known Informant
(c) Mistake of Fact vs. Mistake of Law
(d) Bad Stops and Arrests

Speaker: Eric H. Sills, Esq. | Gerstenzang, Sills, Davis, Cohn & Gerstenzang, Albany, NY

12:15-1:15 p.m. - LUNCH (On your own)

1:15-2:05 p.m. - IV. BLOOD TEST ISSUES (1.0 MCLE Credit in Skills)
(a) Extrapolation
(b) Blood Test Kit Issues
(c) The Compulsory Chemical Test
(d) Physician-Patient Privilege
(e) Admissibility

Speaker: Edward L. Fiandach, Esq. | Fiandach & Fiandach, Rochester, NY

2:05-3:20 p.m. - V. DISPOSITION ISSUES (1.5 MCLE Credit in Professional Practice)
(a) Ignition Interlock Device
(b) DMV Regulations
(c) Out-of-State Defendants
(d) Youthful Offender & Zero Tolerance

Speaker: Jonathan D. Cohn, Esq. | Gerstenzang, Sills, Davis, Cohn & Gerstenzang, Albany, NY

3:20-3:40 p.m. - REFRESHMENT BREAK

3:40-4:30 p.m. - VI. DWAI DRUGS ISSUES (1.0 MCLE Credit in Professional Practice)
(a) Impairment - Drugs or Something Else
(b) Drugs & HGN
(c) Drug Concentration & Impairment
(d) Blood vs. Urine
(e) The DRE & The Rolling Log

Speaker: Joseph M. Gerstenzang, Esq. | Gerstenzang, Sills, Davis, Cohn & Gerstenzang, Albany, NY

4:30-5:20 p.m. - VII. ETHICS ISSUES (1.0 MCLE Credit in Ethics)
(a) Prior Convictions & Pending Charges
(b) Client Relations - - Calls, Emails, and Letters
(c) Nasty Judges & Lawyers
(d) Judicial Policies

Speaker: Peter Gerstenzang, Esq. | Gerstenzang, Sills, Davis, Cohn & Gerstenzang, Albany, NY

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PRICING
NYSBA Members: $195
Criminal Justice Section Members: $150
Non-Members: $295



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Additional Information: This program provides TRANSITIONAL credit to all attorneys. For information about New York MCLE requirements, visit www.nycourts.gov/attorneys/CLE IMPORTANT NOTICE--PARTIAL CREDIT FOR PROGRAM SEGMENTS NOT ALLOWED: Under the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board Regulations and Guidelines, attendees at CLE programs cannot get MCLE credit for a program segment (typically, a lecture or panel, of which there are usually several in a program) unless they are present for the entire segment. Those who arrive late, depart early, or are absent for any portion of the segment WILL NOT receive credit for that program segment.
Address:
New York State Bar Association
1 Elk Street
Albany, NY 12207
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