South Carolina Court of Appeals addresses proper Miranda warnings in DUI cases


In State vs. Hoyle, a decision filed April 4, 2012, by the South Carolina Court of Appeals, the Appellate Court reversed the lower circuit court decision rendered overturning a previous DUI/drunk driving conviction in a South Carolina summary court. The Circuit Court decision to reverse the jury conviction was based upon an “incomplete and inadequate” Miranda warning.

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