During this course, you will learn to:
- Recognize the important roles judges play in efficiently, ethically, and effective handling impaired driving cases.
- Identify, analyze, and rule on Fourth Amendment issues that arise during the trial of impaired driving cases.
- Cite the current practices and the role of forensic toxicology in impaired driving cases.
- Examine the basics of Rules of Evidence.
- Utilize pre-trial motions, hearings and streamline your trial procedure.
Why should I take this course?
Judges are facing more and more complex traffic issues as the law and technology progress. This course is designed to provide an overview of current traffic laws and technological trends and their application to the judiciary.
Who should attend?
This course has been specifically designed for traffic court judges, magistrates and hearing officers who handle motor-vehicle-related cases.
Who are the members of the faculty?
Judges and others who are recognized as experts in the field of traffic-related issues.
How is this course taught?
Through a number of adult education techniques including lecture, question and answer, and class problems.
Whom should I contact for more information?
For more information, please contact the Registrar’s Office at (800) 255-8343 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
What should I tell my presiding judge or funding agency so that my attendance will be approved?
Judges must have a good understanding of current traffic laws and technological trends and their application to the judiciary to stay abreast of a rapidly changing field of law. Such issues will increase the effectiveness of judges’ rulings in this area and result in increased efficiency.