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Bill would eliminate drug, alcohol defense

Those who willingly took alcohol or drugs to become intoxicated and then committed a crime could no longer cite their altered mental state as a defense under a bill a state Senate committee passed Friday.

About Dan Shaw, dshaw@wislawjournal.com

Dan Shaw is the managing editor at the Wisconsin Law Journal. He can be reached at dshaw@wislawjournal.com or at 414-225-1807.

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