Archive for April, 2013

Warrantless Blood Draws: Supreme Court Has Doubts.

Thursday, April 18th, 2013 Posted in Blood Test, Case Law Update | No Comments »

Just this week the U.S. Supreme Court decided the case of Missouri v. McNeely.  The Court held that the mere passage of time (resulting in the metabolism of alcohol) did ... Read more..

At Least One Court Insists on Valid Blood Tests

Thursday, April 18th, 2013 Posted in Blood Test, Case Law Update | No Comments »

Hunter v. State, 55 A.3d 360. Del. Supr., (2012). The Supreme Court of Delaware found that the admission of a test result that was not in compliance with the manufacturer’s requirements.? Furthermore, this ... Read more..

Do Breath Tests Measure Deep Lung Air?

Monday, April 8th, 2013 Posted in Breath Tests | No Comments »

Alcohol reaches the surface of airways by diffusing from the bronchial circulation. When a person inhales, alcohol is taken from the airway surface and the inhaled breath becomes saturated with ... Read more..

Blood in the Mouth – Effect on Breath Tests

Monday, April 8th, 2013 Posted in Breath Tests | No Comments »

     A study published by the Journal of Clinical Forensic Medicine concludes that, although it my might an effect, blood in the mouth will not significantly alter the affects of ... Read more..