Legal Publications

Nationally recognized for his reputation in DUI defense and criminal defense, attorney Jay Tiftickjian has authored and served as editor for a number of important books related to current law and legal developments.

 

Medicolegal Aspects of Marijuana, 2015

Published by Lawyers and Judges Publishing CompanyMedicolegal Aspects of Marijuana Colorado Edition 2015 Book- Jay Tiftickjian

From the publisher:

Medicolegal Aspects of Marijuana: Colorado Edition is the hands-down indispensable textbook for attorneys, judges, legislators, and individuals involved in the business of medical and recreational cannabis

Chapters:

  • Chapter 1: A Brief History of Marijuana Legislation in Colorado
  • Chapter 2: Pharmacology of Marijuana
  • Chapter 3: Licensing, Regulation, and Enforcement of Medical and Recreational Marijuana Business in Colorado
  • Chapter 4: Banking and Taxation for the Marijuana Industry
  • Chapter 5: Business Regulation and the Enforcement Process for Colorado Marijuana Law
  • Chapter 6: Colorado Marijuana Criminal Law and Penalties
  • Chapter 7: Federal Controlled Substances Laws and Marijuana
  • Chapter 8: Driving Under the Influence of Drugs: An Overview of Colorado’s Alcohol and Drug-Related Driving Offenses
  • Chapter 9: Laboratory Testing Overview of THC
  • Chapter 10: Are THC Concentrations Appropriate For Presuming Psychomotor Impairment?
  • Chapter 11: Land Use, Real Estate, Landlord/Tenant and HOA Issues
  • Chapter 12: Under the Influence of Marijuana
  • Appendix A: Relevant Statutes, Codes, Rules, and Memoranda
  • Appendix B: Names of Marijuana Strains
  • About the Contributors
  • Index

Medicolegal Aspects of Marijuana: Colorado Edition is available from Amazon and Lawyers and Judges Publishing Company.

 

Colorado DUI Defense Manual, 2015

Published by the Colorado Criminal Defense InstituteColorado DUI Defense Manual

About the book:

Jay Tiftickjian was asked to be the editor for the first volume of the Colorado Criminal Defense Bar’s DUI Defense Manual, and he also wrote chapters in it about closing arguments and sentencing, and co-authored a chapter on professional consequences with attorney Abe Hutt.

Chapters:

  • Chapter 1: Pretrial Preparation
  • Chapter 2: Pretrial Discovery and Disclosures
  • Chapter 3: Subpoenas Duces Tecums
  • Chapter 4: DMV Revocations and Hearings
  • Chapter 5: DMV Reinstatements
  • Chapter 6: DMV Appeals
  • Chapter 7: Pretrial Conditions
  • Chapter 8: Checkpoints
  • Chapter 9: DUI-D Overview
  • Chapter 10: DRE Overview
  • Chapter 11: Boating Under the Influence
  • Chapter 12: Felony DUI
  • Chapter 13: Voir Dire
  • Chapter 14: Opening Statements
  • Chapter 15: Cross Examination
  • Chapter 16: Intoxilyzer/Tests & Intoxilyzer Manuals (9000)
  • Chapter 17: Confrontation Clause
  • Chapter 18: State’s Case/Prosecutorial Misconduct
  • Chapter 19: Motions for Judgments of Acquittal and Mistrial
  • Chapter 20: Affirmative Defenses
  • Chapter 21: Closing Arguments
  • Chapter 22: Sentencing
  • Chapter 23: A Brief Probation Primer
  • Chapter 24: Professional Consequences
  • Chapter 25: Immigration Issues
  • Chapter 26: County Court Appeals

Colorado Criminal Defense Bar DUI Defense Manual is available from the Colorado Criminal Defense Bar.

 

Understanding Changes to Colorado’s DUI Laws, 2013

Published by Thomson Reuters-WestlawUnderstanding Changes to Colorado DUI Laws

From the publisher:

Written by a nationally renowned Denver DUI attorney, Understanding Changes to Colorado’s DUI Laws helps anyone facing a DUI charge in Colorado, even those with prior arrests. The author breaks down each part of the criminal court and DMV process, and covers all aspects of a Colorado DUI case, from the initial police contact and arrest through the trial and even sentencing.

Chapters:

  • Chapter 1: The Court Process
  • Chapter 2: DUI Laws
  • Chapter 3: Driver’s License Consequences
  • Chapter 4: Retaining an Attorney
  • Chapter 5: Evidence
  • Chapter 6: Defenses
  • Chapter 7: Plea Bargains
  • Chapter 8: Sentencing
  • Chapter 9: Collateral Consequences
  • Chapter 10: Frequently Asked Questions
  • Appendices
  • About the Author

Understanding Changes to Colorado DUI Laws is available from Amazon.

 

Colorado DUI Defense: The Law and Practice, 2013

Published by Lawyers & Judges Publishing CompanyColorado DUI Defense: The Law and Practice

From the publisher:

For even the most seasoned attorney admitted to practice in the State of Colorado, defending DUI cases has always presented special challenges. Today mounting a successful defense is more difficult than ever. Now you have the advantage with Colorado DUI Defense: The Law and Practice. This text and supplementary DVD contains the most important information to help you attain a successful verdict.

Colorado DUI Defense is available at Lawyers and Judges Publishing CompanyAmazon and Barnes & Noble.

 

 

 

Facing A DUI Charge In Colorado, 2013

Published by Thomson Reuters-WestlawFacing A DUI Charge In Colorado

From the publisher:

This easy-to-read guide prepares you for both your court case and your DMV hearing from the very start, and addresses issues you might not have otherwise considered. You will be informed and educated after reading this book, prepared to move forward with the confidence that you can achieve the best possible outcome.

Chapters:

  • Chapter 1: The Court Process
  • Chapter 2: DUI Laws
  • Chapter 3: Driver’s License Consequences
  • Chapter 4: Retaining an Attorney
  • Chapter 5: Evidence
  • Chapter 6: Defenses
  • Chapter 7: Plea Bargains
  • Chapter 8: Sentencing
  • Chapter 9: Collateral Consequences
  • Chapter 10: Frequently Asked Questions
  • Appendices
  • About the Author

Facing a DUI Charge is available at Amazon and the Westlaw Store.

 

Chapters in Law Publications

Along with his various books and editorial work, renowned criminal defense attorney Jay Tiftickjian has also contributed to a number of different law publications as an author. These publications include:

The Roads Less Traveled: Four Uncommon Defenses to Vehicular Homicide Cases,” Defending DUI Vehicular Homicide Cases, 2014 ed., 71-90. Aspatore Books from Thomson Reuters Westlaw.

“There Will Be Blood: A History and Analysis of Forced Blood Draws After Missouri v. McNeely,” The Legality of Search and Seizure in DUI Cases, 2013 ed., 7-38. Aspatore Books from Thomson Reuters Westlaw.

“Unraveling the Confrontation Clause: Expert Testimony and Forensic Reports After Williams V. Illinois,” Utilizing Forensic Science in Criminal Cases, 2014 ed., 27-58. Aspatore Books from Thomson Reuters Westlaw.

“Understanding The Government’s Playbook: How Systemic Toxicology Laboratory Failures are Spun,” Utilizing Forensic Science in Criminal Cases, 2014 ed., 123-144. Aspatore Books from Thomson Reuters Westlaw.

“Four Strategies For Criminal Jury Selection That Do Not Involve Candles, Magic Powders, or Other Voodoo Supplies,” Jury Selection in Criminal Cases, 2013 ed., 81-98. Aspatore Books from Thomson Reuters Westlaw.

“Your First Response is Critical: How to Start off Strong in a Vehicular Homicide Defense.” Defending DUI Vehicular Homicide Cases, 2013 ed., 63–76. Aspatore Books from Thomson Reuters Westlaw.

“Analyzing the Profits and Perils of Drug Court as an Option.” Defense Strategies for Drug Crimes, 2013 ed., 53–65. Aspatore Books from Thomson Reuters Westlaw.

“Planting the Seeds for a Successful Defense in a Drugged Driving Case.” Navigating DUI Drug Cases, 63–81. Aspatore Books from Thomson Reuters Westlaw.

“Preparing for Trial: Getting Organized and Getting Your Client’s Story.” Trends in DUI Discovery, 2012 ed., 99–117. Aspatore Books from Thomson Reuters Westlaw.