Language Barrier | 1964 Civil Rights Act

Motion to Suppress Roadsides, Statements, Observations and Physical Evidence
Jurisdiction: District Court, Wake County, North Carolina
Location of Stop: Wake Forrest North Carolina
Issues: Did the officer violate the defendant’s civil rights by not providing an interpreter for any stage of the DUI arrest process when the defendant spoke no English and the officer spoke, essentially, no Spanish.
Major Case(s):
State: 1) Wisconsin v. Begicevic, 2004 WI App 57(persuasive only)
Legislation: Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act
Result: Motion to suppress denied.(Update:  Recent Case Law out of Florida Granting Essentially the Same Motion)
Motion to Suppress:

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