Q&A Episode 11: Busted for Cough Syrup: The New NH DWI Laws

Host Kendra Cooper (Massachusetts attorney and educator) and guests Attorney James Milligan and Attorney Mark Stevens discuss New Hampshire laws effective Jan. 1, 2013 which added over-the-counter drugs as a cause of driving while intoxicated and basis for arrest. The discussion includes the process a driver may encounter when pulled over by the police in Massachusetts and New Hampshire, field sobriety and divided attention testing and the increasing use of Drug Recognition Experts (DRE). The attorneys also comment on recent state crime lab problems with overseeing, identifying and maintaining evidence used for convictions.

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