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August 31, 2014 12:00 AM

Sunday letters: Solid DUI cases subverted in S.C.

In Cindi Ross Scoppe’s July 29 column, “SC law still stacks deck in favor of drunk drivers,” she pointed out many of the shortcomings in our state DUI laws and their prosecution. This is consistent with what I’ve heard, as police officers across the state tell me how often small shortcomings in arrest recordings cause dismissed cases. For example:

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