October 19, 2014
by William Helbling
The Nevada Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that Nevada's implied consent law, which allows police officers to take blood samples of motorists to determine impairment, is unconstitutional. The case involved a man named Michael Byars who was stopped by state troopers for driving under the influence ...[read more]
October 24, 2013
by Kimberly Bennett
The Minnesota Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the state's driving while intoxicated (DWI) implied consent law, ruling it is constitutional under the Fourth Amendment. The law makes it a crime for impaired drivers to refuse to take a breath, blood or urine test. The case, State v. Brooks, arose ...[read more]
December 5, 2012
by Leigh Argentieri
JURIST Guest Columnist Brendan Block, Saint Louis University School of Law Class of 2013, argues for exigency to apply to driving while intoxicated (DWI) suspects to allow for warrantless blood tests...After working in a southwest Missouri prosecutor's office last summer, I learned one of the ...[read more]
September 14, 2006
by Holly Manges Jones
A court in Indonesia Thursday convicted a fourth man of being involved in the October 2005 bombings of three restaurants in Bali which killed 26 civilians and injured over 100 people. The Denpasar district court sentenced Anif Solchanudin to 15 years in prison for his role in helping to plan the ...[read more]
September 7, 2006
by Holly Manges Jones
An Indonesian court Thursday sentenced Islamic militant Dwi Widiarto to 18 years in prison for his part in the October 2005 bombings of three restaurants in Bali which killed 26 people. Widiarto was charged with videotaping the three suicide bombers and meeting on three occasions with the ...[read more]

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