Legal News of the Day: Minnesota Court Upholds DWI Implied Consent Law

Minnesota_1990On Wednesday, the Minnesota Supreme Court upheld the state’s DWI implied consent law, which makes it a crime for impaired drivers to refuse to take a breath, blood, or urine test.  The court held that the law was constitutional under the Fourth Amendment, stating that a driver’s decision to be tested is not coerced because refusal to do so is a crime.