N.J. appeals court throws out DUI defense argument that he wasn’t read a warning

N.J. appeals court throws out DUI defense argument that he wasn't read a warning

A driver takes a drunken-driving road test in Middlesex County in this file photo. A DUI argument employed by certain specializing lawyers was invalidated in a state appellate court decision last week, experts said.

A New Jersey man’s appeal of a drunken-driving conviction based on a technical argument over whether a particular warning was given by a police officer was thrown out by a state appellate court last week.

In so doing, a defense tactic employed by specialized DUI lawyers is now completely invalid, experts said.