The U.S. Supreme Court has made its decision in Missouri v. McNeely, in which a man who was subjected to a blood alcohol test against his will so that police could prove he was driving under the influence of alcohol. The man appealed his DUI conviction on the grounds that forcing him to submit to a blood test violated his constitutional rights. Today, the high court ruled that it did.
The Supreme Court of the United States has started the process of determining which cases will be heard during the next term, slated to end in June 2013. This week, the high court agreed to hear a custody battle involving a father who is a United States citizen and a mother who is a citizen of Scotland.