While critics say conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh got off easy in his deal with prosecutors to avoid drug charges, some legal experts say the settlement is a fair one for a first-time drug offender. But other experts say Limbaugh, 55, avoided prosecution as a result of an aggressive, high-priced legal fight by his Miami attorney, Roy Black, who challenged prosecutors' effort to obtain Limbaugh's medical records and took that fight all the way to the Florida Supreme Court.
Did Rush Limbaugh Get Off Easy in OxyContin Case?
Daily Business Review
May 3, 2006