DUI expert witness, William Pelarenos, sat down with me to chat about DUIs. Any defense attorney who handles DUI cases needs to sit down with an expert. I learned so much in so little time with William. Listen to Podcast Episode 034 of the Criminal Nuggets Podcast to drop in our conversation. [Read more…]
There is so much research on eyewitness identification expert witness admissibility testimony out there. We have all received the message: “Eyewitness identification testimony is unreliable.” Ok, now what? [Read more…]
Eyewitness identification expert witness is prohibited from testifying. Trial court makes the same kind of mistakes that the expert was warning about! It was error to flatly deny the use of this expert in this murder trial. [Read more…]
Ineffective assistance of counsel from cross examination results after defense attorney asks one little question. This was a classic example of asking one too many questions. Should have sat down before damage was done. [Read more…]
A subtle error with prior consistent statement leads to a finding of ineffective assistance of counsel and a reversal in a murder case
Impeachment of a witness went a tad too far. [Read more…]
Can letters from family members be supporting affidavits?
Yes, but here Defendant's supporting affidavits were two letters from her mother and brother held were together with tape. [Read more…]