Acquitted for being drunk? Could it really happen?


By Carmen Russell-Sluchansky

Three people who were convicted of murder for driving drunk are appealing their convictions saying being drunk impaired their judgment so they couldn’t be guilty of murder.

What are the arguments? We ask Deborah Denno, Professor at Fordham University School of Law.

About Carmen Munir Russell-Sluchansky 360 Articles
Carmen is a multimedia journalist based in Washington, DC whose work has appeared in a variety of outlets including National Geographic, NBC News, the BBC, Asia! Magazine, The China Post, Chicago Tribune and Orlando Sentinel.