Handling Traffic Cases Webinar Series: Toxicology Essentials in Impaired Driving Cases

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8 a.m. Hawaii / 9 a.m. Alaska / 10 a.m. Pacific / 11 a.m. Mountain / 12 p.m. Central / 1 p.m. Eastern
This webinar will be 75 minutes in duration

Course Location

Online

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February 24, 2021

Drug impaired driving has been on the rise in forensic toxicology casework over the last 10 years.

This presentation will provide the fundamental role forensic toxicology plays in both alcohol and drug impaired driving casework. In addition to discussing the basics of forensic toxicology, current expert testimony guidelines will be reviewed. Case histories will be discussed to provide the practical application of forensic toxicology testing impaired driving casework and testimony.

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What will I learn?

During this course, you will learn to:

  • Identify the current practices and the role of forensic toxicology in drug impaired driving casework;
  • Identify the appropriate limitations in forensic toxicology expert testimony; and
  • Discuss the difference between testimony in blood alcohol cases versus drug impaired driving cases


Series Description:

To effectively and responsibly handle traffic cases, judges must not only weigh evidence and apply legal principles, but also provide meaningful access to the courts for all parties. This program will provide many of the basics for judges new to the bench to identify the issues that arise in handling traffic dockets and the tools to manage their courtroom with respect and with dignity.

Topics to be covered included: the Judge’s role in handling traffic cases, implicit bias and other access to justice issues in traffic cases, controlling the courtroom, impaired driving, toxicology essentials, commercial motor vehicles, and sentencing traffic offenders to reduce recidivism.

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This presentation will provide the fundamental role forensic toxicology plays in both alcohol and drug impaired driving casework. In addition to discussing the basics of forensic toxicology, current expert testimony guidelines will be reviewed. Case histories will be discussed to provide the practical application of forensic toxicology testing impaired driving casework and testimony.

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