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:

  • Updated administrative rules governing the Datamaster DMT and the newly adopted Intoxilyzer 9000 evidential breath tests
  • New sections discussing the technical and procedural differences between the Datamaster DMT and the Intoxilyzer 9000
  • Updated forms and exhibit including an Intoxilyzer 9000 ticket printout
  • Analysis of court of appeals decisions pertaining to the admissibility of expert testimony, suppression of breath test results, being under the influence of marijuana, and more
  • Additional practice advice including discovery, admissibility of breath test logs, and appeals

878 pages, 1-volume, 7x10 paperback. Includes a download of forms. Current to 06/01/23. Next update July 2024. Subscription service available.

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.