DUI Defense: Unraveling Complex DUI Problems
DUI Defense: Unraveling Complex DUI Problems



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Course Description

This program was recorded on April 26, 2018

A DUI Defense Course intended for intermediate to advanced practitioners. The speaker will present on topics and issues confronted in nearly every DUI prosecution with emphasis on difficult and challenging defense obstacles. Aspects of motion practice, cross examination of prosecution experts and chemical tests results for breath and blood testing will be covered. Also, included will be some discussion of current issues regarding Blood Test warrants and Medical Records Hearsay Exception.

Attorney Carlos A. CanetCarlos A. Canet
Carlos A. Canet has been a member of the Florida Bar since 1983. He began his legal career at the office of the Public Defender in Miami under the tutelage of Bennett H. Brummer. In 1989, he entered private practice and in 1990 joined the law firm of Essen & Essen. Carlos remained at the Essen firm until opening his present office in 2006. His practice has been almost exclusively the defense of DUI cases. Carlos has been responsible for some locally significant rulings and opinions. In 1995, his motion excluding all field sobriety exercises in Broward County led to the opinion in State v. Meador. In 2005, his motion to exclude breath test results based upon the use of tap water to check Intoxilyzer calibration led to the decision in State v. Cubic. More recently, motions to suppress breath test results in Broward have led to several county court orders suppressing test results in hundreds of cases based upon questionable inspection techniques and practices. Currently, he maintains his office in Fort Lauderdale where he is working on a book for James Publishing titled, “Pattern DUI Defenses.”

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2 General Credits

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    1. Motions in Limine
    2. Motions to Suppress
    3. Motions to Exclude
    4. Motions to Dismiss
    5. Selection of Motion tailored to specific issue
    6. Tactics and Strategies Related to Motion Practice
    1. Practical Knowledge
  3. Breath Testing
  4. Blood Testing
    1. Challenge Strategies & Tactics
    1. Confronting DUI Investigator Opinions & Field Sobriety Exercises
    2. Confronting Chemical Test Expert Witnesses
  6. Breath Testing
  7. Blood Testing