Legal Question in Criminal Law in Arizona

Are statements made when under the influence of (prescription) drugs and alcohol admissible in court?

Asked on 10/02/13, 12:55 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Brian Di Pietro Brian DiPietro Law, PLLC

I assume this question relates to a criminal investigation--being under the influence of drugs or alcohol does not make these statements inadmissible. An example is driving under the influence cases. If statements were not admissible the prosecution and conviction of this offense becomes more difficult, and yet the court finds these statements to be relevant and admissible.

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Answered on 10/02/13, 2:13 pm


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