Select Books and Publications
Select publications Professor Kwasnoski authored include: Kwasnoski’s Little Red Book, From Crash to Courtroom: Collision Reconstruction for Lawyers and Law Enforcement and Crash Reconstruction Basics for Prosecutors written for the American Prosecutors Research Institute. (Now part of the National District Attorneys Association.) For more information, visit Legal Sciences
Kwasnoski's Little Red Book
A readable foundation text for those who want a primer on collision reconstruction. Patterned after Prof. Kwasnoski's Lethal Weapon lectures, and including additional materials and references. This book is a perfect read for prosecutors and officers who want to gain a new perspective on the science of collision reconstruction.
From Crash to Courtroom
From Crash to Courtroom teaches attorneys what to look for when examining an accident reconstruction expert’s report, and explains in detail numerous potential errors an attorney may encounter. Of equal importance to law enforcement professionals, Kwasnoski’s work also addresses such critical issues as proper evidence collection and effective crash analysis using the correct application of mathematical equations.
Crash Reconstruction Basics for Prosecutors
This publication serves as a primer for prosecutors on the basic science, investigative techniques and questions to ask. Thanks to Professor John Kwasnoski, author and nationally-recognized expert on crash reconstruction, much of the mystery, myth and mathematical phobias surrounding this material are dispelled.
Low BAC Driver Impairment
A review of the scientific literature that gives prosecutors a powerful tool for direct examination on the effects of alcohol, and a valuable resource for cross examining the defendant's toxicology expert.
This is a must for every prosecutor's library.
Officer's DUI Handbook
This handbook contains practical advice for police officers about how to handle the arrest, investigation, and trial of an individual found guilty of driving under the influence of alcohol. It is written by three leading experts with extensive experience in criminal and DUI matters.
Here are some of the tips you will find inside Officer's DUI Handbook:
- Checklists to aid in DUI investigations
- Arrest & custody issues
- Landmines to avoid in investigation
- Accident reconstruction checklists
- Tips to increase conviction rates
- How to testify