Wisconsin Tribal Judges Association

Impaired Driving in Indian Country

June 21-23, 2022

Impaired Driving in Indian Country

June 21-23, 2022, Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake, MN
Sponsored by the National Judicial College, Tribal Judicial Center

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Through a grant from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), The National Judicial College (NJC) is presenting this 3-day program. Full airfare/lodging reimbursements are available. Seating is limited and first come first served. Do not book travel until directed by the NJC.

To register, please visit judges.org/TJCDD
or contact Charisse Abbie,
National Tribal Judicial Center program manager,
at charissea@judges.org or 775-327-8259.

DUI cases can be complicated and confusing. Judges must balance the dierent competing interests
that often are present in a DUI prosecution. It is important that judges know about the intricacies of
the stop, search and seizure issues, arrests, and a myriad of other criminal procedure issues, including
motions for bail and sentencing issues. Further, judges need to be able to rule upon issues with regard to
breathalyzer, blood/alcohol tests, eld sobriety tests and have an understanding of the pharmacological
eects of alcohol and drugs. Many cases involve the self-represented litigant which presents additional
concerns and challenges. is program provides judges with state-of-the art information on these
subjects and many others.

After this training, you will be able to:

1. Analyze circumstances providing legal basis for stop, search, seizure & arrest and admissibility of
testimonial or physical evidence;
2. Enhance judge's ability to rule on evidentiary issues;
3. Apply the elements of a constitutionally valid guilty plea;
4. Identify legal issues presented concerning eld sobriety tests and other demonstrative evidence per
individual Tribal Code;
5. Deal with special concerns regarding the self-represented litigant;
6. Recognize and discuss principles of pharmacology to more eectively evaluate expert testimony; and
7. Appraise and design eective sentences


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