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Missouri v. McNeely - Post-Argument SCOTUScast

SCOTUScast 1-16-13 featuring Erik Jaffe

January 16, 2013

Erik S. Jaffe

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Missouri v. McNeely - Post-Argument SCOTUScast - MP3
Running Time: 00:26:32

Erik JaffeOn January 9, 2013, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in Missouri v. McNeely.  The question in this case is whether the Fourth Amendment’s “exigent circumstances” doctrine permits a law enforcement officer to take a warrantless, non-consensual blood sample from a drunk driver because of natural dissipation of alcohol in the bloodstream over time.

To discuss the case we have Erik Jaffe, a Washington, D.C. attorney who specializes in appellate litigation. 

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Oral Argument Transcript - January 9, 2013 (PDF)


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