In a DUI, Is a Blood Test Involuntary If No Admonition?

Some may answer the rhetorical question posed in the title by responding “why does this matter if the person provided a blood sample anyway?” Indeed, it is difficult to understand why one would seek to suppress a blood test result in a DUI if one submitted to a blood test without the police advising one of his or her obligations to provide such a sample, or a breath sample. However, this is exactly what one driver argued, in hopes of suppressing evidence of his blood alcohol level, which was indeed above the legal limit. To read how the appellate court regarded this challenge, click on the following link.


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