Missouri v. McNeely, No. 11–1425, __U.S. __ (April 17, 2013).

Rejects argument that “the natural metabolization of alcohol in the bloodstream presents a per se exigency that justifies an exception to the Fourth Amendment’s warrant requirement for nonconsensual blood testing in all drunk-driving cases,” and holds instead “that exigency in this context must be determined case by case based on the totality of the circumstances.”

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Reid v. State, No. 89A01-1208-PC-377, __ N.E.2d __ (Ind. Ct. App., Apr. 8, 2013).

There is no Due Process right to access lost or destroyed evidence, here DNA evidence, during post-conviction proceedings.

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Martin v. State, No. 73A01-1207-CR-300, __ N.E.2d __ (Ind. Ct. App., Apr. 8, 2013).

Trial delays caused by toxicology witness’s repeated failures to appear for defense deposition were properly counted against the State in computing the Criminal Rule 4(C) one-year period.

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Lopez v. State, No. 15A01-1212-CR-550, __ N.E.2d __ (Ind. Ct. App., Apr. 8, 2013).

When the State had seized considerable sums from defendant’s safe deposit boxes, the adverse effect flight would have on his ability to recover the money was a factor the court should have given some weight to in setting bail.

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Florida v. Jardines, No. 11–564, __ U.S. __ (Mar. 26, 2013).

Police using a drug dog at a home’s front door was a Fourth Amendment search.

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