June 23, 2016

THE CULTURE WARS ARE A ROUT:

Justices Against Drunk Driving (MATT FORD, 6/23/16, tHE aTLANTIC)


The U.S. Supreme Court outlined new parameters for testing suspected drunk drivers on Thursday, ruling that the Fourth Amendment allows warrantless breath tests but forbids warrantless blood tests.

"The impact of breath tests on privacy is slight, and the need for BAC [blood alcohol content] testing is great," Justice Samuel Alito wrote for the Court in Birchfield v. North Dakota and its consolidated cases.

Posted by at June 23, 2016 7:34 PM

  

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