National District Attorneys Association


Miscellaneous Publications

DWI handbookProsecutor DWI Handbook
As with the prosecution of all other criminal cases, impaired driving cases have unique statutory elements and evidentiary issues. This monograph serves as a comprehensive guide for prosecutors about the fundamentals of an impaired driving prosecution.
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CJS guide coverThe Criminal Justice System:
A Guide for Law Enforcement Officers and Expert Witnesses in Impaired Driving Cases

While common in occurrence, the evidence needed to prove gujilt in impaired driving cases is complex, often requiring expert testimony to assist the trier-of-fact in determining what happened. This publication provides an overview of the criminal justice system for people who will likely encounter it through their roles as expert witnesses.
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TSRP Manual coverTraffic Safety Resource Prosecutors Manual
A Traffic Safety Resource Prosecutor (TSRP) is generally a current or former prosecutor who provides training, education and technical support to traffic crimes prosecutors and law enforcement officers throughout their state. This manual is designed to aid those TSRPs in understanding their role in the traffic safety community.
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Hardcore Drunk Driving CoverHardcore Drunk Driving Prosecutorial Guide:
A Resource Outlining Prosecutorial Challenges, Effective Strategies and Model Programs.

Hardcore drunk drivers are responsible for 68% of all drunk driving fatalities and are 380 times more likely to be involved in a crash. This monograph addresses the issues and challenges faced by prosecutors in handling cases again these hardcore offenders, encouraging a multidisciplinary approach in dealing with them while maintaining the integrity of impaired driving prosecutions, with the ultimate goal of preventing recidivism. Download go to link