If you're stopped and accused of drunk driving, you have to defend yourself immediately. Being charged with this crime doesn't mean you are convicted, but it can be the start of a long battle to keep a conviction off your record and to keep your license and avoid penalties.
Is the insanity verdict something you can use to defend yourself at trial? Some people would say no, while it has been shown to work in a few distinct cases.
There are many kinds of white-collar crimes, and if you're accused of one, you're in a position where your livelihood and freedom could be at stake. The future of your business and your reputation stands on being able to defend yourself against claims that you've defrauded others.
A mother in Minnesota has been arrested after driving while intoxicated to a local liquor store on Monday. According to neighbors, as the woman drove out of her driveway, her 8-year-old daughter tried to stop her, while clinging to the door of the car.