No Film in the Camera: South Carolina’s Murky DUI Laws

SC Police Are Not Required to Take Video of DUI Suspects, Says SC Supreme Court On May 29th, the South Carolina Supreme Court ruled that police are not required to film DUI suspects after they refuse to take a breathalyzer test. The decision came after much controversy around a law put on the books in 2006, that required police officers to videotape DUI suspects for about 20 minutes while they administered the breathalyzer test. Because the law was unclear, many officers turned the camera off when the DUI suspect refused a breathalyzer. … [Read more...]