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Our NCDD Founding Father

2014 | Jul 26

Back to the beginning, “Honestly, I can’t recall who came up with the idea of the College. My best recollection is that it was initially three or four of us, and we contacted those we felt to be the leaders in the field to meet in Chicago to form some...

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Lawrence Taylor Speaks on the SCOTUS Ruling

SCOTUS Ruling Could Complicate Laws on Impaired Driving

2014 | Mar 28

ABA Journal - April 28, 2014 - In a recent case in Washington State, a defendant had refused voluntary blood tests be taken. Lawrence Taylor is quoted at length discussing the accuracy of blood tests and specific drugs that may appear in blood test results.

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Lawrence Taylor's Top 10 U.S. Supreme Court DUI Cases

Taylor chooses top 10 cases to demonstrate how precedence set by the Supreme Court has shaped the legal guidelines surrounding DUIs

2013 | Dec 11

LONG BEACH, CA. – California DUI defense attorney Lawrence Taylor, author of the standard DUI textbook in the field for over 33 years (Drunk Driving Defense, 7th edition), has selected the ten most significant decisions rendered by the United States Supreme Court concerning drunk driving laws from the past 60...

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Lawrence Taylor Assists Research Community

Quoted in an article entitled “The Methodological Quality of Three Foundational Law Enforcement Drug Influence Evaluation Validation Studies”

2013 | Dec 11

In 2013, Mr. Taylor was approached by the research community for his opinion on a scientific study regarding traffic police Drug Influence Evaluations (DIEs, aka Drug Recognition Exams). Mr. Taylor helped the researchers gain a better understanding of which validation studies are cited by Drug Recognition Experts as evidence of...

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Lawrence Taylor cited by Supreme Court

Chief Justice Roberts cites Lawrence Taylor's Drunk Driving Defense 7th Edition

2013 | May 16

Los Angeles, CA - May 16, 2013 – The United States Supreme Court handed down its decision in the landmark DUI case of Missouri v. McNeely. Chief Justice Roberts cited Lawrence Taylor’s preeminent treatise Drunk Driving Defense (7th edition) as an authority...

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Ongoing investigation into Upland crash that killed teen

Lawrence Taylor quoted regarding investigation strategies

2012 | Nov 06

Lawrence Taylor was recently quoted on DailyBulletin.com regarding the recent hit-and-run crash in San Bernardino County that resulted in the death of a teenage boy. Mr. Taylor suggested the authorities investigating the incident could perform retrograde extrapolation, which is a mathematical calculation to determine blood alcohol content of a...

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Lawrence Taylor featured in Press-Telegram, Long Beach, CA

'Making a DUI defendants' case', article by Doug Krikorian

2011 | Sep 22

Lawrence Taylor was recently interviewed by Doug Krikorian for the Press-Telegram of Long Beach, California. Taylor is quoted regarding his views of DUI checkpoints and Breathalyzers in the field of DUI investigations and drunk driving defense.

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Botched DUI Case Due to Blood Mix-Up

LA Times reports; Lawrence Taylor and firm on the case

2011 | May 13

LA Times reported on a DUI case regarding a client whose blood sample had been mixed up with another sample being handled by the LAPD. Lane Scherer, an attorney at the Law Offices of Lawrence Taylor, was assigned to the case by Mr. Taylor. Scherer indicated that a mix-up such...

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California Lawyer, Okorie Okorocha, fighting courts acussing them of denying clients the right to trial

Lawrence Taylor quoted by Westlaw News and Insight

2011 | Mar 08

California DUI lawyer, Lawrence Taylor, was quoted by Westlaw News and Insight in an article regarding DUI defense lawyer, Okorie Okorocha, who is currently in a battle against the courts, prosecutors, and the state of California. Okorocha is accusing the courts of denying clients their right to trial by making...

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The Associated Press Discusses Murder Charges in DUI Cases

Lawrence Taylor, "You can't sign your life away."

2010 | Sep 30

The Associated Press recently released an article concerning murder charges in DUI cases where the defendant has had previous DUI convictions. While the debate is still out for some, Lawrence Taylor was quoted saying,
"When was it possible in criminal law or justice or anything else for a person to...

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