SCLCrRLJ 4.1(f) CRIMES REQUIRING DEFENDANT'S APPEARANCE AT ARRAIGNMENT A written plea of not guilty may not be entered by defendant's lawyer if the charging document accuses the defendant of any of the following crimes: 1. any crime charged as involving domestic violence; 2. harassment; 3. violation of a D.V. protection order; 4. violation of an anti-harassment order; 5. stalking; 6. driving or being in physical control while under the influence of intoxicants; 7. driving while under the age of 21 after having consumed alcohol. For such charges, the defendant must appear in person for arraignment in order that the court may determine the necessity of imposing conditions of pre-trial release, or modifying any pre-trial release conditions entered at a preliminary hearing and to schedule further hearings.
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