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MISSOURI v. McNEELY

Docket No.: 11-1425
Certiorari Granted: Sep 25 2012
Argued: January 9, 2013
Decided: April 17, 2013

Topics:

Article I, Due Process, Fifth Amendment, Fourth Amendment, murder, privacy, probable cause, search and seizure, self-incrimination, traffic stops, warrantless search

PartyNames: Missouri v. Tyler G. McNeely
Petitioner: Missouri
Respondent: Tyler G. McNeely

Court Below: Supreme Court of Missouri
Citation: 358 S.W.3d 65
Supreme Court Docket

Missouri
v.
Tyler G. McNeely
Question Presented:

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.

MISSOURI v. McNEELY
ORAL ARGUMENT

January 9, 2013

Listen to Oral Argument in MISSOURI v. McNEELY
Holding: AFFIRMED
Vote: 5-4

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MISSOURI v. McNEELY
Case Documents

1REPLY TO BRIEF IN OPPOSITION
2PETITION FOR A WRIT OF CERTIORARI
3BRIEF IN OPPOSITION
4MISSOURI v. McNEELY Oral Argument Transcript (PDF)
5MISSOURI v. McNEELY Oral Argument Audio
6Slip Opinion in MISSOURI v. McNEELY (Opinion by Justice Sonia Sotomayor)