Cops fail to ask driver if he’s been drinking at DUI checkpoint

July 7, 2013 | By | Reply More

There is a lot of ignorance of the U.S. Constitution out on the streets. Consider this video made by a driver who committed the crime of asserting his Constitutional rights at a DUI checkpoint.

The written account of the incident is here.

More on motor vehicle checkpoints here and here. It’s clear from videos like this (there are many) it is clear that there is a big difference between the law on the books and the law on the streets.

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Category: Civil Rights, Law Enforcement Abuses, Videotaping law enforcement

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Erich Vieth is an attorney focusing on consumer law litigation and appellate practice. He is also a working musician and a writer, having founded Dangerous Intersection in 2006. Erich lives in the Shaw Neighborhood of St. Louis, Missouri, where he lives half-time with his two extraordinary daughters.

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