Blood Drug Testing: What Defense Attorneys Must Learn

DUI-Drug cases are increasing. Cases include people accused of driving while under the influence of illicit drugs and driving while taking prescription medication. Andrew Mishlove discusses three areas of attack when a case involves chemical analysis: (1) a sample integrity defense focusing on the creation and handling of the sample; (2) a metrology defense examining the method or parameters used by the laboratory; and (3) an instrumental defense pinpointing software or hardware failure.