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DWI Warrantless Blood Draws and Exigent Circumstances

 The Third Court of Appeals released another driving while intoxicated exigent circumstances opinion this week. See State v. Couch, 2018 Tex. App. LEXIS 8855, *1. The Third Court of Appeals reversed the trial court’s finding that exigent circumstances did not exist to justify a warrantless search of the suspect’s blood. The relatively short opinion...

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