Drugged at the Wheel: Legal Marijuana and Driving in California

The passing of Proposition 64, “The Adult Use of Marijuana Act” propelled California to join the growing number of states legalizing marijuana for personal use. With this, California has also joined the difficult battle of understanding where law enforcement and the legal
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24/7 Sobriety Programs Combined With Domestic Violence Cases

Domestic violence is something I witnessed as a child growing up in my home. I saw the way it tore a home apart like the stormy sea on a stranded vessel. The screaming, physical violence and the sense of hopelessness can be too much for anyone to handle especially for the child/childr
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The Dangers of Binge Drinking and St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is a holiday recognized throughout the world originally rooted in the celebration of Saint Patrick of Ireland. However, this holiday has spun itself into a celebration for many things, celebrated by many different individuals. These individuals come from all walks of
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8-Time DUI Offender in Orange County, California

8 DUIs Shouldn’t Be the New Normal

We have all read or heard about the horrific car crashes that involve the careless actions of a drunk driver, but have you ever heard of someone charged with 8 DUI offenses? On January 29, 2017, Derek Stacy Haskayne, 52, crashed into and landed on top of a Southern California Edison e
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President Proclaims December As National Impaired Driving Prevention Month

As he has every year since 2009, last week President Obama officially named December 2016 as National Impaired Driving Prevention Month.[/caption] Impaired driving and related fatalities spike during the holiday season, making this an important time of year to remind drivers what’s at
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May is National Drug Court Month

National Drug Court Month is underway and Adult Drug Courts, Juvenile Drug Courts, Family Dependency Treatment Courts, DWI Courts, Healing to Wellness Courts, and Veterans Treatment Courts are making news.  This year’s National Drug Court Month theme is “Drug Courts Save.” Whether it
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NADCP CEO Steps Aside, Joins SCRAM Systems

The National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP) has announced that after seventeen years of service, West Huddleston will step aside as Chief Executive Officer to serve as a Vice President and General Manager of SCRAM Systems, the industry leader in cutting-edge alcohol a
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