ICLE | Michigan Drunk Driving Law and Practice, Fifth Edition
Michigan Drunk Driving Law and Practice, Fifth Edition

Confidently Handle Drunk and Drugged Driving Cases

Handle your clients’ drunk and drugged driving criminal cases and driver's license proceedings with ICLE's premier Michigan-specific practice handbook. Covers all aspects of practice, from the initial client interview through discovery, trial, sentencing, and appeals. With this book, you will be able to:

  • Successfully represent clients charged with a "super drunk driving" offense
  • Restore your client’s driver’s license after a drunk or drugged driving conviction
  • Know when and how to challenge breath and blood tests
  • Take advantage of police reports, video recordings, and dispatch logs
  • Conduct voir dire of jurors effectively, using sample questions and proven techniques
  • Learn the judge’s perspective on impaired driving cases and the possible benefits of sobriety courts for your clients

Highlights of the latest update include:

  • Discussion of a Michigan Supreme Court case about cocaine metabolites
  • Discussion of a Michigan Court of Appeals case regarding prosecution of minors for OUID for the presence of THC
  • An amended statute concerning sentence suspension on completion of a specialty court program
  • An amended court rule governing pleas and consecutive sentencing
  • Updated information about DataMaster certification issues and new drunk driving statistics
  • New practice tips for license restoration hearings

866 pages, 1-volume, 7x10 paperback. Includes a download of drafted forms. Current to 06/15/22. Next update July 2023. Subscription service available. On back order. Expected ship date: 07/31/23.

Fully searchable and continually updated. Citations link to Michigan caselaw, statutes, and court rules. Includes online index, downloadable forms, and summary of changes. Price is for a one-year subscription.