You may already know that sobriety checkpoints are legal here in South Carolina. Police typically set up these checkpoints on weekends, holidays, in the early morning hours and at night when they suspect more people will be driving under the influence. They often set them up around places providing entertainment and alcohol.
Back in your college days, you probably knew someone who others often kidded for not being able to handle his or her liquor. People often use the term, "lightweight" while they poke fun at friends who appear to get tipsy without having more than a beer or glass of wine.
If you visit a local courthouse in the Charleston area in January, you could see someone who is in court for a New Year's Eve that went awry.
Being accused of a drug-related crime can be a stressful and daunting experience. Allegations alone could place your reputation at risk, and with the potential weight of a conviction looming overhead, you might be wondering how best to approach the situation.
There are a multitude of circumstances in which an individual may become the subject of a traffic stop. If pulled over for speeding while out driving in South Carolina, you may have concerns regarding what kind of impact a traffic citation will have on your driving privileges.
All you wanted to do was to go out and have fun with your friends, but the night quickly turned sour when the police pulled you over. Your tail light was out, which normally is a simple matter of talking to the police and getting a new light after a warning. Unfortunately, since you'd been drinking, the officer asked you to perform a field sobriety test before giving you a breathalyzer test.
For many college students, their time at school is a combination of personal experimentation and growth and academic achievement. Even students on the Dean's List can make questionable decisions on the weekends.