House and Senate Reach Appropriations Compromise
- Drivers with hangovers slip through the Net. Day, Michael // New Scientist;1/25/97, Vol. 153 Issue 2066, p8
Reports on the failure of the drink-driving law in Great Britain to punish some drivers. Significance of the passing of some drivers who suffer from hangovers; Need to lower the drink-driving limit in Great Britain.
- mescalism. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p1449
A definition of the term "mescalism" is presented, which refers to the intoxication formed by ingesting mescal.
- Drinking, violence, gender and causal attribution: A Canadian case study in science, law and policy. Room, Robin // Contemporary Drug Problems;Winter96, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p649
Discusses the public response to the decision of the Supreme Court of Canada on the R. v. Daviault case involving the issue of drunkenness as a defense in sexual assault charge. Legal principles on drunkenness as a defense to a criminal charge; Government proposal to amend the Criminal Code;...
- Alcohol consumption and the liability of offenders in the German criminal system. Fischer, Benedikt; Rehm, Jurgen // Contemporary Drug Problems;Winter96, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p707
Discusses how the German criminal system deals with intoxicated offenders. Legal liability of criminal offenders; Alcohol as a factor altering consciousness and criminal liability; Legal tools to maintain the basic notion of responsibility for harmful acts.
- The charter and intoxication: Some observations on possible charter challenges to an Act to Amend... Shain, Martin // Contemporary Drug Problems;Winter96, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p731
Comments on possible challenges under Canada's Charter of Rights and Freedoms to a proposal to amend the Criminal Code on self-induced intoxication as a defense. Conditions required to secure conviction and impose legitimate sanctions; Charter issues raised by the intoxication defense.
- Michigan mulls bills to lower BAC, raise min. wage. // Nation's Restaurant News;10/2/95, Vol. 29 Issue 39, p58
Reports that both houses of the Michigan Legislature have introduced bills to lower the legal definition of drunkenness from a blood-alcohol level of 0.1 to 0.08 and increase the minimum wage.
- Inebriated guest. Reskin, Lauren Rubenstein // ABA Journal;Jun86, Vol. 72 Issue 6, p88
Reports that the Supreme Court of Vermont has ruled that social hosts are not liable to drunk guests who injure themselves. Legal precedents of the ruling; Details of the case; Policy implications on the justice system.
- Solutions to the drunk driving conundrum. Horowitz, David // ABA Journal;Jul86, Vol. 72 Issue 7, p84
Assesses the effectiveness of the laws concerning drunk driving in the United States. Effectiveness of the enforcement of the laws; Recommendations for improving the laws related to drunk driving.
- States Get Tougher on Drunk Drivers. Winter, Bill // American Bar Association Journal;Feb82, Vol. 68 Issue 2, p140
Focuses on the efforts of state government to strengthen drunk driving laws in the United States. Motivations behind moves to strengthen drunk driving laws in certain states; Penalties imposed on law violators; Legal questions raised by such laws.