Know Thy Adversary – How Prosecutors are Trained to Anticipate Us

Anticipation is one of the defense lawyer’s most effective tools when championing a client’s criminal case. Prosecutors also get trained to anticipate us. Following are prosecutor publications written to help them anticipate our defenses in driving while intoxicated prosecutions. These are probably a “must read” for the DWI defense attorney. Want to know thy adversary . . . study what they are studying.

Overcoming Impaired Driving Defenses” – American Prosecutors Research Institute.

Challenges and Defenses II” – National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

For further reading:

National District Attorneys Association Publications


Stephen Gustitis is a criminal defense lawyer in Bryan-College Station. He is Board Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He is also a husband, father, and retired amateur bicycle racer.


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By | 2018-05-25T20:23:04+00:00 September 22nd, 2014|Categories: Bryan College Station DWI, Courtroom Trial Practice|Tags: , , |0 Comments

About the Author:

Stephen Gustitis has practiced criminal law exclusively since 1990. First as an assistant district attorney with Brazos County and then in private criminal defense practice. He is Texas Board Certified in criminal law.

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