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Can the Police Take My Blood Without a Warrant in a Suspected DUI Case?
Can the Police Take My Blood Without a Warrant in a Suspected DUI Case?

If you have ever been pulled over by a police officer under the suspicion of a DUI , you are likely aware of how stressful this situation can be. In fact, you might even be a little scared, even if you have done nothing wrong. However, it is important to remain calm and ...

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