CrimProf Blog

Editor: Kevin Cole
Univ. of San Diego School of Law

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Today's criminal law/procedure cert grants

Issue summaries are from ScotusBlog:

  • Missouri v. McNeely: Whether a law enforcement officer may obtain a nonconsensual and warrantless blood sample from a drunk driver under the exigent circumstances exception to the Fourth Amendment warrant requirement based upon the natural dissipation of alcohol in the bloodstream.
  • Millbrook v. United States:  immunity of the federal government from a lawsuit claiming negligence by officials of the Lewisburg, Pa., prison over a sexual assault on an inmate by three guards.

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