Forced Blood Draws…in America?
Ohio Revised Code Section 4511.191(A)(5) allows forced blood draws. Officers may use “whatever reasonable means are necessary to ensure that the person submits to a chemical test of the person’s whole blood or blood serum or plasma.” This section applies to persons who have two prior convictions. O.R.C. 1547.111(B) applies the “whatever means necessary” test to watercraft.
Ohio Revised Code 4511.191(A)(4) authorizes the State to withdraw blood from a corpse or from a person who is unconscious or from a person who is incapable of withholding consent.
Ohio Revised Code 4511.19(D)(1)(b) provides that courts may admit blood evidence upon consent of the tested “or a blood or urine sample…obtained pursuant to warrant.”
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