Common Questions about Prescription Drugs

I thought I’d take a minute to discuss three questions that I get about prescription drugs. [Update: Several people posted comments or emailed me about the relationship between prescription drugs and controlled substances. I discussed that issue in some detail in this post, but briefly, some prescription drugs contain controlled substances and some don’t. Certainly, … Read more


Are the Effects of a Prescription Drug the Proper Subject of Judicial Notice?

Suppose that David Defendant is charged with driving while impaired based upon an incident on in which he drove his car off the road and crashed into a tree.  The arresting officer testifies at trial that Defendant was unsteady on his feet at the scene of the accident and that she saw no signs of … Read more