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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