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Case No. 18-1050

Alex Wayne Westra
v.
Iowa Department of Transportation

Alex Westra challenges the district court’s denial of his petition for judicial review seeking to rescind a driver’s license revocation for refusing a breath test under Iowa’s implied consent law. Westra argues: (1) the Iowa Department of Transportation (IDOT) officer violated his rights under article 1, section 8 of the Iowa Constitution by exceeding the scope of the officer’s legal authority; (2) the exclusionary rule under article 1, section 8 of the Iowa Constitution should apply in an administrative proceeding challenging license revocation; and (3) Westra’s substantive and procedural due process protections under article 1, section 9 of the Iowa Constitution were violated when he was not allowed to challenge the legality of the stop at the administrative proceeding.

County:
Polk

Appellant

Alex Wayne Westra

Appellee

Iowa Department of Transportation

Attorneys for Appellant

Matthew T. Lindholm

Attorneys for Appellee

Robin G. Formaker

Supreme Court

Oral Argument Schedule

15-15-5

Mar 06, 2019 1:30 PM

Briefs

Supreme Court Opinion

Opinion Number:
18-1050
Date Published:
Jun 14, 2019

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