Published Online: 1 October 1976
Page Count: 12
Professor of psychiatry and professor of community medicine, Rutgers Medical School, College of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Piscataway, N.J.
(Received 18 March 1976; accepted 12 April 1976)
The tradition of the law has long frowned on criminal behavior performed in association with alcohol intake; courts have been most hesitant to provide any exculpation for drug and alcohol intake. The hostility of courts to a defense of intoxication is shown in State v. Noel .
Paper ID: JFS10579J