Q & A: Can I be arrested for DUI while using a prescribed fentanyl patch?

There is a long-standing myth that you can’t be charged with DUI as a result of taking prescription medications as prescribed. That’s not completely true. For example, there are a number of medications that cause drowsiness and come with warning labels that the patient should not drive or operate heavy machinery. People taking such medications could still present a danger …

The Consequences of Mandatory Minimum Sentences

Recently, conservative columnist George Will wrote about how mandatory minimum sentences contribute to prison population increases and encourage those accused of crimes to forego their constitutional right to a jury trial.  You can read his article by clicking here. Rest assured that this problem exists at the state level as well.  Criminal defendants, especially in drug cases, often have to …