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Implied-Consent Law Does Not Compel Self-Incrimination (access required)

The Supreme Court of Virginia affirmed a circuit court ruling that Appellant Nathan Lee Shin unreasonably refused to submit to a breath test. On August 29, 2015, Shin was detained on suspicion of DWI. After Shin declined to provide a blood and breath sample, the arresting officer read to Shin Virginia’s Implied Consent Declaration: “You shall ...