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Q: Can a Chancery Judge be sued? If so, under what circumstances (i.e. what actions by the judge COULD warrant a suit)?

(Please change to Mississippi Chancery..Sorry. The mix-up is a long story.)

Thank you.

Mr. James Parrish Coleman
Mr. James Parrish Coleman
answered on Aug 10, 2018

You need to ask a Mississippi Attorney. There are no chancery courts in Alabama

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Constitutional Law for Mississippi on
Q: How long can they hold you in jail with out being indicated in the state of Mississippi?
Arthur Calderon
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Arthur Calderon
answered on Apr 28, 2018

The answer depends on different things, such as whether you were already out on a bond when you were arrested for the current charge, etc. With prolonged detention, and depending on the facts, you may have grounds to allege a speedy trial violation, particularly where the time that you’ve spent... Read more »

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Q: Can a inmate sentenced to manslaughter in 2008 be eligible for parole in Mississippi?
Arthur Calderon
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Arthur Calderon
answered on Apr 23, 2018

Likely not. Generally speaking, any person who is convicted of a violent crime, of which manslaughter is one, is ineligible for parole, probation, or any type of early release.

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Q: Mississippi house bill 59 state to strike reference "eligible for parole " what does this mean
Arthur Calderon
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Arthur Calderon
answered on Feb 17, 2018

They would not be eligible for early release.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Constitutional Law for Mississippi on
Q: What's the difference between ms code 97-3-95 an ms code 43-47-18 (1)

It's a test question I will have in the future an I just need good wording to differentiate the two

Brian Lehman
Brian Lehman
answered on Jan 24, 2017

You want a criminal lawyer to help you if you are looking at criminal charges. With that said, the latter statute deals with sexual battery of vulnerable adult by health care employees or persons in position of trust or authority and does not appear to have an age limitation unlike 97-3-95 for... Read more »

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Q: Who was the sides involved in the case of miller v. california 1973
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot
answered on Oct 20, 2015

Miller and California.

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Q: Whats a court case about the regulation of the freedom of press
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot
answered on Oct 19, 2015

Do an internet search about this. You might find some cases.

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Q: In mississippi according to federal guidelines how long does the lower court have to answer to a mandamus?
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot
answered on Oct 16, 2015

Not enough facts are given for a meaningful answer other than it is usually swift.

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Q: Government contempt of a stay order.$1,000,000.00 Question: can you get that sum?

Lawrence County MS is in contempt of court ordered property storage, but the property has been destructed by the county's attorney.

Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot
answered on Sep 28, 2015

Go see a local attorney about this for a full discussion of the issues.

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Q: Mississippi:I refused to lower my window more than 5 inches. Arrested for failure to comply. Any defense?

I was parked engine off with a female friend. Police officer pulls up behind us and approaches the car. I put my window down 4 to 5 inches. We are in a very dark area no traffic so communication is not at all effected. He questions why I won't put the window down. I just say for my safety.... Read more »

Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot
answered on Sep 13, 2015

Surely, the cops have written a completely different story. You need to get a private criminal defense attorney locally to investigate all the facts and circumstances and do research into this particular topic.

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