Bad Breathalyzers Imprisons Innocent

When I was a child, I was greatly moved by a couple of events — one involving something I saw on television and one more directly in my own life. On television, I watched an episode of Doogie Howser, MD in which young Doogie had a beer and then rushed to the hospital to attend to an emergency — only he got pulled over for driving erratically. He explained to the officer that he only had one drink and that he was okay but the officer found this not to be the case.

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How Doogie Howser Healed Me

As a teenager, I loved watching the television show Doogie Howser, M.D. One of the best parts of the show was at the very end when he would type out thoughts that he had on his computer on an electronic journal titled “The Personal Journal of Doogie Howser, M.D.” – I just discovered that the journals have been meticulously recreated online. There are so many profound lessons and simple lessons that can be learned from a television show about a teenage genius that became a doctor.

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