Supreme Court rules police can draw blood from unconscious drivers

boontito

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Interestingly, Breyer voted with the majority, and Gorsuch filed his own dissent.
Was just about to point that out. Always interesting to see cases where justices break apart from ideological groupings. Shows there are usually multiple sides to see an issue from and that individual people are more independent thinking than partisans give them credit for.
 

Jets

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I would have to read the case to know conclusively which side I fall on, but probably the dissent. Unlike implied consent for a breathalyzer, a blood test involves a bodily invasion and should seem to require a warrant.

Interestingly, Breyer voted with the majority, and Gorsuch filed his own dissent.
Was just about to point that out. Always interesting to see cases where justices break apart from ideological groupings. Shows there are usually multiple sides to see an issue from and that individual people are more independent thinking than partisans give them credit for.
It may happen more often than we realize. Its refreshing to see independence on the bench. We may not all agree with the decision but it’s better than seeing justices march in partisan lockstep.
 
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