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Farmer v State – asking for a Urine test in response to Implied Consent

In Farmer v. State, 335 GA. App. 679, 782 S.E.2d 786 (2016), the Court of Appeals found that asking for a urine test in response to the Georgia Implied Consent Rights is not a request for an additional test but only requesting that the Officer designate that test. The Court distinguished McGinn v. State, 268 Ga. App. […]

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State v Padgett – Police requested DUI blood test must go to crime lab

State v. Padgett, A14A1002, November 18, 2014. James Padgett was involved in a motorcycle wreck. Police responding to the accident tested Padgett’s breath with a portable breath test and read Padgett implied consent rights for a DUI blood test. Padgett was transported by ambulance to the hospital and the Police had a nurse at the […]

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