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Supreme Court Ruling May Require Warrants for Blood Draws in DUI cases in Florida

Florida law stipulates that police officers can only take blood for DUI cases under very limited circumstances. If the DUI suspect was part of an accident in which someone died or sustained severe injuries, then police officers can collect the blood samples that they need. Essentially, because there was a severe injury or death involved, the stakes are higher. As such, it is considered justified for the police to take the blood.

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