SD's Blood Draw Process Faces Constitutional Challenge
On April 17, the United States Supreme Court issued a ruling that could invalidate a South Dakota law allowing forced blood draws without a warrant from DUI arrestees. Defense attorneys say the recent ruling could reveal implied consent to be unconstitutional. But the Attorney General says any change in South Dakota’s implied consent law is up to the courts and the legislature. For today’s Dakota Digest, SDPB’s Victoria Wicks explores the ramifications of the high court’s decision in Missouri v. McNeely.