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January 2017

Failure to Submit to Blood Test in DUI No Longer Criminal: Supreme Court Strikes Down Implied Consent Statutes in Birchfield v. North Dakota

Written By: Darcy Townsend Senior Associate Editor, The American Journal of Trial Advocacy Driving is an American privilege that we exercise by agreeing to abide by the laws governing road safety. Every state has implied consent statutes designed to penalize motorists who refuse to submit to Breathalyzer or blood testing when…