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Between the lines logoBetween the Lines is published every two months by the National District Attorneys Association's National Traffic Law Center. Items may be reprinted if attributed to NDAA’s National Traffic Law Center. Please provide copies to Between the Lines. Contact us if you have inquiries or article suggestions at 703-549-9222.

The National Traffic Law Center is a program of the National District Attorneys Association. This document was prepared under Cooperative Agreement Number DTNH22-13-H-00434 from the U. S. Department of Transportation National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Grant Number CD119910NDAAOP from the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. Points of view or opinions in this document are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official positions or policies of the Department of Transportation or the National District Attorneys Association.

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Update Archives

2017

 

Volume 25, Number 2 go to link
Breath Testing for Cannabis:
An Emerging Tool with Great Potential for Law Enforcement

 

 

2016

 

Volume 25, Number 1 go to link
Autonomous Vehicles:
Technology Driving Legal Change

Volume 24, Number 2 go to link
U.S. Supreme Court Approves
Criminalizing Breath Refusals
and

Why do we call it an “accident?” It’s a “crash!”

Volume 24, Number 1 go to link
Birchfield et al.
Criminalizing Refusals: A Prosecutor’s “Tool” in Doubt

 

2015

 

Volume 23, Number 5 go to link
Computerized Assessment and Referral System (CARS): The New Frontier in DUI Offender Assessment

Volume 23, Number 4 go to link
The Significance of a Drug Recognition
Expert Prosecutor in the Courtroom

Volume 23, Number 3 go to link
Rodriguez v. United States:
What Is the ‘Mission’ of a Traffic Stop?

Volume 23, Number 2 go to link
Oral Fluid in DUID Cases

 

2014

 

Volume 23, Number 1 go to link
Implied Consent:
No Exception to the Warrant Requirement

Volume 22, Number 7 go to link
New Electronic Outline Resource
to Combat Defense Experts

Volume 22, Number 6 go to link
Breaking Down Navarette:
911 Tips Inherently More Reliable

Volume 22, Number 5 go to link
Discouraging the Dubious
Mechanical Failure Defense

Volume 22, Number 4 go to link
Making The Connection: Felony Offenses
and Commercial Driver License Sanctions

Volume 22, Number 3 go to link
Technical and Practical Aspects
of Ignition Interlocks

 

2013

 

Volume 22, Number 2 go to link
A New High in the Colorado Rockies

Volume 22, Number 1 go to link
Uncharted Territory: The Anatomy of a
Texting While Driving Vehicular Homicide Case
(part 2)

Volume 21, Number 4 go to link
A Different Approach:
Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) Mock Court Trial

Volume 21, Number 3 go to link
Impaired Driving Crash Scene

Volume 21, Number 2 go to link
McNeely v Missouri: What Now?

Volume 21, Number 1 go to link
Aftermath of Arizona v Gant: The Limited Effect on Search and Seizure in Vehicles

 

2012

 

Volume 20, Number 6 go to link
Uncharted Territory: The Anatomy of a Texting While Driving Vehicular Homicide Case.
Part 1 of a two part article on the background, decision-making process and trial strategies surrounding a vehicular homicide as the result of texting while driving.

Volume 20, Number 5 go to link
Biomarker Testing for Criminal Justice Professionals

Volume 20, Number 4 go to link
2012 DRE Section Awards Announced

Volume 20, Number 3 go to link
Garmin GPS Units and Crash Investigation

Volume 20, Number 2 go to link
National Sobriety Testing Resource Center and Drug Recognition Expert Data System

Volume 20, Number 1 go to link
Prosecute the Crime; Sentence the Defendant


2011

 

Volume 19, Number 6 go to link
SPECIAL EDITION
Honoring Prosecutors Who Make a Difference

Volume 19, Number 5 go to link
Collateral Consequence:
Entry Into Canada With Criminal Convictions

Volume 19, Number 4 go to link
“Unmasking CDL Convictions”

Volume 19, Number 3 go to link
Driver Alcohol Detection System for Safety

Volume 19, Number 2 go to link
Just Like Marijuana?

Volume 19, Number 1 go to link
Ignition Interlocks:
Why do we need them and what does the future hold?


2010

 

Volume 18, Number 6 go to link
Stimulants and Alcohol:
A Dangerous Combination

Volume 18, Number 5 go to link
Questioning and Interrogations for Criminal
Traffic Offenses

Volume 18, Number 4 go to link
New Strategies to Curb Drugged Driving

Volume 18, Number 3 go to link
Build Your Ark

2009


Volume 18, Number 2
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Don't Give 'Em a Break!

Volume 18, Number 1 go to link
The Impact of Arizona v. Gant: Limiting the Scope of Automobile Searches?

 

2008


Volume 17, Number 4
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A.R.I.D.E: Giving Officers the Tools they Need to Recognize Drug-Impaired Drivers

Volume 17, Number 3 go to link
South Dakota's 24/7 Sobriety Program

Volume 17, Number 2 go to link
DWI Partners in Prevention Conference

Volume 17, Number 1 go to link
DWI Fatalities: The HIPAA Hurdle


2007


Volume 16, Number 4
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MADD Revamps Court Monitoring Programs and Urges a New Look at First-Time DWI Offenders
References Volume 16, Number 4

Volume 16, Number 3 go to link
Reputation Management or What Color is Your Hat?

Volume 16, Number 2 go to link
Strategies in Playing "Cops & Prosecutors"

Volume 16, Number 1 go to link
About Alcohol Ignition Interlocks


2006


Volume 15, Number 4
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Improperly Licensed Drivers: A Cause for Concern

Volume 15, Number 3 go to link
Serious Facts Require Serious Charges: Combating Habitual DWI Offenders Who Kill

Volume 15, Number 2 go to link
Making a Difference — In Their Communities and Across the Country

Volume 15, Number 1 go to link
Low Manpower Sobriety Checkpoints in Rural and Small Communities

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