About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

DWIs and the Law

Many of these items are contrary to AA philosophy. Their publication here does not mean that the Grapevine endorses or approves them; they are offered solely for your information.

Dr. John D. J. Havard, deputy secretary of the British Medical Association, told the conference it was "inconsistent with medical ethics" that a hospital casualty doctor treating a driver with a high blood-alcohol concentration should supply police with the information on which a criminal prosecution could be based.

Dr. Havard, an MD and a lawyer, [said,] "I agree it should be the duty of... Login to read more
Not a subscriber? Click here to subscribe.