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Defending DWI Cases: The Critical Issues - NYC

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Date:
Thursday, September 14, 2017
Time:
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time

 

Defending DWI Cases - The Critical Issues

Thursday, September 14, 2017
9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Radisson Martinique on Broadway
49 West 32nd Street
New York, NY 10001
 

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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Defending DWI Cases: The Critical Issues from New York State Bar Association on Vimeo.

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

PRICING

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


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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:
Radisson Martinique on Broadway
49 West 32nd Street
New York, NY 10001
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