Long-time readers know I’m on record as being opposed to turning health care professionals into some kind of sheriff’s deputies. Using health care entities to do an end run around Fourth Amendment protections? Nope, not on my watch. Over on his own blog, Joe Cadillic writes:
Police state America has found a disturbing new way to forcibly take motorists blood without a warrant.
Law enforcement is using private hospitals to do their dirty work.
Earlier this year, I reported that police in Oregon were forcing hospitals to take motorists blood without a warrant.
I thought it would end there and the courts would call the practice illegal, I could not have been more wrong.
Oregon Appeals court sides with law enforcement…
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