Rick Collins and Successful BALCO Defense

Patrick Arnold, the brilliant chemist and supplement guru at the root of the BALCO case, was sentenced to three months in a minimum security facility for his role in creating and distributing undetectable steroidal substances. In his sentencing memo on behalf of his client, Rick Collins wrote: “In assessing the various key players in the BALCO case, Mr. Arnold stands out as an anomaly. He was drawn into the conspiracy for reasons not driven by greed, promise of reward or even by misplaced loyalty or friendship, but by an intense — albeit ultimately misguided — scientific passion.” Read the news story here.