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AG: Prosecutors should quit enforcement of habitual drunkard law (access required)

Attorney General Mark Herring says Virginia prosecutors should stop seeking “interdiction” orders against people alleged to be “habitual drunkards” under a state law ruled unconstitutional by a federal court. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 8-7 on July 16 that the state’s interdiction law, Va. Code § 4.1-333, is unconstitutionally vague. The appeals court ...