MACKAY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/MACKAY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Brigham City doc should get new sentence, attorney argues http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57823708-78/mackay-death-attorney-argued.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57823708-78/mackay-death-attorney-argued.html.csp">Brigham City doc should get new sentence, attorney argues</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tom Harvey</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-17T22:16:21.751-06:00">Updated Apr 17, 2014 10:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">An attorney for a Brigham City doctor convicted of multiple counts of unlawfully distributing painkillers to hundreds of patients asked a federal judge on Tuesday to reconsider his mandatory 20-year prison sentence. Peter Stirba, attorney for Dewey C. MacKay, told U.S. District Judge Dee Benson that a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision now requires that a controlled substance like the oxycodone and hydrocodone Mackay prescribed must individually be capable of causing a death for a mandatory min...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57823708@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:16:21 MDT U.S. Supreme Court won’t hear petition from former Brigham City doctor http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57593282-78/mackay-court-petition-august.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57593282-78/mackay-court-petition-august.html.csp">U.S. Supreme Court won’t hear petition from former Brigham City doctor</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brooke Adams</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-25T01:01:04.44-06:00">Updated Feb 25, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Brigham City physician convicted of illegally distributing pain pills on Monday lost his bid to have his case heard by the U.S. Supreme Court. Dewey MacKay’s petition was among more than 400 writs for certiorari denied by the court. MacKay, 66, was sentenced to 20 years in prison, the mandatory minimum sentence, after being convicted in August 2011 on 40 counts related to illegally distributing controlled narcotics to patients — including one who subsequently died of a drug overdose. He was a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57593282@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Feb 2014 01:01:04 MDT