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Blood Test Without Warrant

An important decision was just handed down by the United States Supreme Court concerning driving under the influence. In Missouri v. McNeely, the court was asked to decide whether it was unconstitutional to take blood by force without a search warrant. The court held that when a DUI suspect refuses a blood test, the police […]

Often during an arrest the police will transport the suspect to a medical facility for treatment. These situations occur because of injury and intoxication. The police officer has a legal duty to protect any person in custody. The police department does not want to be sued, so if there is any reason to believe the […]

Every arrest for driving under the influence has two consequences: first, the suspension of driving privileges, and second, the criminal offense of DUI. The driver’s license suspension operates on a time table, whereas the criminal offense does not. A person who is arrested for DUI will have his driving privileges suspended pursuant to a statutory […]