S.C. Supreme Court reviews the totality of the circumstances in finding reasonable suspicion to stop a person suspected of illegal drug activity.
S.C. Supreme Court overturns Court of Appeals finding a suspect’s [...]
Firearm purchase by a nephew for his uncle violated criminal law as a “straw man purchase” despite both the nephew and uncle being legally eligible to purchase the firearm.
Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals finds a nephew’s purchase of [...]
DUI breath test videotape not required to contain footage of the twenty minute pre-breath test wait period if a suspect refuses to take the breath test
DUI Breath Test Videotape Not Required to Contain Footage of [...]
South Carolina Court of Appeals protects an individual’s right to be free from illegal search and seizure during a traffic stop
Drug Arrest and Conviction Thrown Out Because of an Unconstitutional [...]
Driver’s license suspension from a DUI breath test thrown out by South Carolina Court of Appeals for being arbitrary and capricious
DUI Breath Test and Implied Consent Driver’s License Suspension If [...]
A criminal suspect’s right to remain silent in a criminal investigation explored in recent decisions by the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals and United States Supreme Court.
Remaining silent may be used against you in court? In [...]
Criminal defendant’s right to present a defense in a criminal case protected by the South Carolina Court of Appeals in State v. Page.
The Constitution protects a person's fundamental right to present a [...]
Cities and counties in South Carolina put on further notice that they must make reasonable efforts to maintain police car video cameras for recording DUI stops.
Cameras for recording DUI traffic stops must be maintained by [...]
In Missouri v. McNeely, the US Supreme Court makes an important statement about warrantless blood draws that could have an impact on DUI cases in South Carolina.
DUI Blood Draw May Require Officer to Obtain a Search [...]