Mitchell v. Wisconsin Oral Argument

The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Mitchell v. Wisconsin, a case concerning Wisconsin’s implied consent law allowing police to obtain a blood… read more

The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Mitchell v. Wisconsin, a case concerning Wisconsin’s implied consent law allowing police to obtain a blood draw from an unconscious driver without consent or a warrant. In May 2013, the petitioner, Gerald Mitchell, was arrested for allegedly driving drunk. At the direction of the police officerMr. Mitchell’s blood was drawn while he was unconscious. His legal team argues that this draw violated Mitchell’s Fourth Amendment rights because there was no warrant and no exigent circumstances. The Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled against Mitchell saying the blood draw was lawful. More than 25 other states have similar laws to Wisconsin. close

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Mitchell v. Wisconsin Oral Argument

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Program ID:
458110-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Judicial Proceeding
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 02, 2019 | 6:26pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
May 03, 2019 | 11:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • May 02, 2019 | 6:26pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 02, 2019 | 10:43pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 03, 2019 | 2:24am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 03, 2019 | 11:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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