23rd Annual Mastering Scientific Evidence (MSE) in DWI/DUI Cases

Share Article

The National College for DUI Defense and the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Association announces the agenda for the 23rd Annual Mastering Scientific Evidence (MSE) in DWI/DUI Cases.

National College for DUI Defense

National College for DUI Defense

“We are excited about our MSE line up of speakers with the best and most recognized lawyers and experts in the field of DWI Defense," says Doug Murphy, a Regent with NCDD.

The National College for DUI Defense (NCDD) and the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Association proudly announce the agenda for the 23rd Annual Mastering Scientific Evidence (MSE) in DWI/DUI Cases to be held in New Orleans, beginning on March 31, 2016 through April 2, 2016, at the Royal Sonesta Hotel.

MSE is the preeminent DWI/DUI Scientific Evidence seminar in the country. The 23rd Annual Mastering Scientific Evidence Seminar features renowned speakers, who conducted peer-reviewed scientific research proving the fallibility of the standardized field sobriety tests. This seminar will feature not just science, but real defense trial strategies to employ in challenging police pseudo-scientific evidence and demonstrating reasonable doubt. After all the presentations are made, a mock jury trial will take place on a real DUI/DWI blood test case involving an accident and medication. Lawyers will learn proven winning trial strategies in defeating alleged alcohol/drug impairment cases from the best lawyers and experts in the country.

“We are excited about our MSE line up of speakers with the best and most recognized lawyers and experts in the field of DWI Defense. It is expected to be one of the best and most heavily attended MSE seminars we have ever held,” said Doug Murphy, one of the co-course directors for the seminar, and a Regent with the National College for DUI Defense.

The focus of the seminar is to educate DUI defense attorneys who
represent drivers accused of impaired driving in cases involving alcohol and drugs. Held over a two and a half day span, presenters and topics included:

  • Dr. Jimmie Valentine - Advanced Gas Chromatography
  • Dr. Al Staubus - Etg, Hair Follicle, SCRAM & Other Drug Marker Testing
  • Dr. Carrie Valentine - Vehicular Accident Risk of Drugs and Alcohol in the NHTSA Sponsored Virginia Beach Study"
  • Jim Nesci - ELISA & LCQQQMS: (Enzyme-Linked Immuno Sorbant Assay) & (Liquid Chromatography Triple-Quadrupole Mass-Spectrometry)
  • Dr. Fran Gengo - Pharmacology of Ethanol & Drugs: The Disconnect Defense
  • Inese Neiders - Psychological Nuggets to Reach Jurors in Science Cases
  • Dr. Lance Platt - Drug Recognition Evaluation and Other Falsities
  • Janine Arvizu - Accreditation Issues & Crime Lab Problems
  • Jim Medley - Kinesiology & Physiology of Field Sobriety Exercises
  • Lenny Stamm - Persuasive Bench Trial Tactics
  • Amanda Culbertson - Blood Analysis Discovery: What to look for and do with the records
  • John Henry Hingson, III. - Keeping the Faith: How to Use Good Faith (US v. Leon) to Prove Bad Faith (AZ v. Youngblood)
  • Tyrone Moncriffe - Storytelling and Making Science Persuasive in Closing Argument
  • Ron Moore - Alcohol Pharmacodynamics: Absorption, Elimination and Retrograde Extrapolation
  • Ed Fiandach - Framing the Issues: How to Curse their Case with Devil Words
  • Tim Kulp - Breath Testing & the Source Code
  • Lynn Gorelick - Drugs & Prescriptions that Alter Alcohol Metabolism

ABOUT THE NATIONAL COLLEGE FOR DUI DEFENSE:

With over 2000 members, the National College for DUI Defense is the largest organization of DUI defense attorneys in the world. Through its educational programs, the College trains lawyers to represent persons accused of drunk driving. NCDD's members have extensive experience litigating issues regarding breath blood and urine tests for alcohol and other drugs. NCDD has appeared as amicus curiae in several drunk driving cases before the Supreme Court of the United States.

UPCOMING EVENTS:

Share article on social media or email:

View article via:

Pdf Print

Contact Author

Ashley Iovinelli
OVC, INC.
+1 630-635-8000
Email >

Rhea C. Kirk, NCDD Executive Director
@NCDDNews
since: 01/2013
Follow >
National College for DUI Defense
since: 07/2014
Like >
Follow us on
Visit website