Originally Posted by Ohio Copper
Do you think that I don't want to say on the stand, "well, counselor, your client was so drunk he **** himself in te back of my car. The only reason he refused the test was because he kept vomiting cheap vodka in a trash can"?
No we have to speak legaleese.
Which part of that are e not allowed to say?
My favorite thing to do in court is directly quote the then suspect. Some attorneys freak the F out.
Officer, what made you believe my client was under the influence?
It's Deputy, and he told me, "I was drunk before I even got to the bar and I knew I shouldn't be driving. Can't you just let me walk home?" My further investigation verified this claim.