Former CA policeman Anthony Orban now faces a possible life sentence following the jury’s rejection of his argument that a Zoloft-driven psychotic episode had triggered hallucinations and suicidal and homicidal fantasies that culminated in kidnap and rape. Orban’s attorney said “one of the major goals for the defense wass to expose to the public the dangers of psychotropic drugs and what could happen.” Orban is scheduled to be sentenced August 9.
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“Zoloft Defense” Trial Enters “Sanity Phase”
Peter Breggin Testifies for the “Zoloft Defense”
Closing Arguments Start Today in California “Zoloft Defense” Case
Judge Allows Zoloft Defense in CA Rape Case
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