Georgia Ahead of High Court Ruling

States can't evade need for search warrants for quick DUI blood tests, but Georgia law already involves judges

, Daily Report


The head of Georgia's Prosecuting Attorneys' Council said the state's solicitors and law enforcement officers aren't thwarted by the U.S. Supreme Court's recent decision striking down a Missouri law that allowed officers to conduct warrantless blood tests on suspected intoxicated drivers. DUI attorney Bubba Head (above) says the U.S. Supreme Court decision won't affect Georgia, but he's eager to test Georgia's implied consent statute, adding that drivers have a right to refuse testing.

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