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The use of a breathalyzers electronic results on a printed sheet as admissible evidence in a court of law for an OUI (operating under the influence) case, even though the defendant's counsel hasn't been allowed to determine whether or not the source code of the device is faulty.

Any breathalyzer used in court without testimony of the administering officer or without the papers from the manufacturer of the breathalyzer certifying the source code isn't broken or buggy and provides sound results is automatically deemed a failalyzer
Defendant and his Counsel meet before an OUI arraignment:

Counsel: Looks like we're not going to be able to take this to trial since a breathalyzers results are considered 100% accurate

Defendant: Yeah, but I only had one drink, and I wasn't even swerving very much. Are you sure those blood alcohol level results are accurate?

Counsel: Now that I think about it, the only guarantee I have is the manufacturers good will. I don't have any certifications as to the accuracy of the device or soundness of its source code and since we are in a court of a law, we must depend on legal documents; not simply the good will a business offers to its good customers.

Defendant: Yeah, we don't want a failalyzer in court

Counsel: We certainly don't
by legalpwn July 29, 2009
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