U.S. Supreme Court Examines If Warrantless BAC Testing Is Unconstitutional

If you’re pulled over because you’re suspected of driving drunk, do you have a right to refuse an alcohol test? That very question was put before the U.S. Supreme Court on April 20th as the 8 justices weighed whether or not to overturn Minnesota and North Dakota statutes allowing officers to conduct warrantless BAC tests. […]

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Blood Tests for DWI Require Warrants, MN Appeals Court Rules

Authorities who want use blood tests to determine intoxication levels of suspected drunk drivers will now have to acquire warrants. In a ruling made last month, the Minnesota Appeals Court found that taking blood from a suspect is essentially a search, something the U.S. Constitution provides citizens protections against in the 4th amendment. Judge Jill […]

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