Voluntary Intoxication is not a defense to any crime in Texas (nor probably anywhere else). And we often see that it’s not a defense in the court of public opinion either. Anytime the media reports that a defendant is trying to blame, excuse or even mitigate his criminal behavior sue to alcohol or alcoholism, we see a

§ 49.01. DEFINITIONS. In this chapter:

(2) "Intoxicated" means:
(A) not having the normal use of mental or physical faculties by reason of the introduction of alcohol, a controlled substance, a drug, a dangerous drug, a combination of two or more of those substances, or any other substance into the body; or
(B) having an