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Mitchell v. Wisconsin, 18–6210

Held that when a motorist suspected of drunk driving is unconscious and cannot be given a breath test, the exigent-circumstances doctrine generally permits a blood test without a warrant. Justice Alito announced the judgment of the Court and delivered a plurality opinion, joined by three other justices. Justice Thomas concurring in the judgment.

Appellate Information

  • Decided
  • Published 2019/06/27

Judges

  • Alito

Court

  • United States Supreme Court

Counsel