It all began with the Prozac defense. Then came the Ambien defense. And now the Zoloft defense.
The side effects of certain psychoactive drugs have for years emerged in court cases as the supposed hidden culprits in various crimes, from vehicular homicide to physical assault.
Now, the most recent example of this legal move is being played out in the First District Court in Hempstead in Long Island, N.Y.
According to court documents, 38-year-old Brandon Hampson of Lynbrook, N.Y., is charged...Full Story