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The Truth About Forcible Blood Draws

The 4th Amendment reads: The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things […]

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Forced Blood Draws leads to Police Brutality

“No refusal” initiatives are becoming more and more common across the country.  However, these forced blood draws open the door for police brutality through excessive use of force.  We previously reported about a man in Texas who was stomped and beaten by the police who broke his leg in order to get his blood. To […]

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Police Brutality and DUI: Forcible Blood Draws

Some states have passed laws enacting mandatory DUI blood testing meaning that police officers can forcibly draw blood from an unwilling suspect.  This means that even if they refuse to provide a sample of their breath or blood upon demand that the police can apply for a search warrant using forms that are pre-made and […]

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