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U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Conviction Stemming from An Unlawful Detention

The US Supreme Court has upheld the conviction of a man that resulted from an unlawful police encounter. While investigating a residence for suspected narcotics activity, an officer detained a man later identified as Strieff that had exited the house and walked to a nearby convenience store.

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US Supreme Court Rules that In DUI Cases, No Warrant Is Needed to Take a Driver’s Breath Sample. However, No Blood Can Be Taken without A Warrant.

The landscape of DUI law changes on a daily basis. The US Supreme clarified some outstanding issues in its most recent DUI ruling pertaining to DUI law. In Birchfield v. North Dakota (DUI Law), the court consolidated the appeals of three drivers into one case. The first driver, Birchfield refused to allow his blood to be drawn after an arrest for DUI.

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