A hot issue has come up in a high-profile federal trial underway in Los Angeles. Ex-Sheriff big wig Paul Tanaka took the stand last week in his obstruction of justice case, and now the defense wants disgraced former Sheriff Lee Baca to testify as a hostile witness (that is, a witness […]
A local pharmacy has a sign in its window that reads, “We Do Not Stock Oxycontin.” This isn’t a reason to unfairly target legitimate doctors and pharmacists who prescribe and dispense opioids – but it’s the reason law enforcement will not let up. I asked the pharmacist why they don’t […]
Ever since the conviction of Dr. Conrad Murray for the involuntary manslaughter of Michael Jackson, governmental authorities have been moving aggressively against doctors and professors and other individuals, charging criminal acts where before we’d otherwise see only a private civil lawsuit, if anything.