“But the interpretive rule of legislative acquiescence bars us from disregarding that body’s failure to amend the drug possession statute for the last 40 years.” - IN THE SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON "...statute was unconstitutional, violating due process clause protections... Read more »
The short answer is "yes." Prior precedent within the state is referred to as binding or controlling, as lower courts are required to follow it and appellate courts (simply put) would have to overrule it to depart from it. Authority from other jurisdictions is considered...Read more »
Defamation is a civil matter. The police are not going to take a report. What you are referring to is filing a false police report. Unless your mental capacity was relevant to the police matter, it is unlikely criminal charges would be sustained for falsely telling police you are schizophrenic. The...Read more »
My boyfriend got arrested for some warrants and ended up having drugs in his pocket. They searched the lunge area in his vehicle which supposedly included my purse on the floor of the passenger side of his vehicle despite me telling them they could not because I wasant under arrest at this point.... Read more »
Normally, law enforcement only has the right to search the area you're renting. If your rental agreement allows you to be in other parts of the house, then you're not just renting a room, but all the common areas, too. The other parts of the house may also be subject to search if you...Read more »
We work directly with the military and members of my team are both military veterans and civilians trained alike. We have been doing this for 10 years. A group of people have gotten together to stop the work that we are doing and asked the State of Utah to have our uniforms taken off. Like the... Read more »
I can not think of a law which would allow them to take action against you to restrain you from wearing an article of clothing merely because it resembles a military uniform. To provide you with more constructive legal advice I would need more information about who "A group of people" are...Read more »
Someone called the police saying my friends & his gf were arguing. When police arrived my friend was in his front yard, not upset not fighting with anyone, he saw the officer and asked him how his day was. My friend stayed on his property and the officer approached and told him of the dv call... Read more »
My mom illegally entered the United States 20 years ago, and has stayed here since then, I am soon turning 21 in July 2018. Which would be the best course of action without her having to return to the mother land?
The day of my arrest the detective was in the process of amending a search warrant he had approved from the night before. Evidence was seized 10 mins prior to the search warrant being amended. Now, they won't provide the original search warrant. My case has been continued twice because they... Read more »
The game is League of Legends. The terms literally say that they have he right to steal the in game content you purchased if you violate their rules. My situation includes me using explicit and vulgar language in frustration towards other players online. Because of this my account is banned and the... Read more »
Your first amendment right doesn't give you a license to make other people listen to/read whatever you say. Your first amendment right secures your right to freedom of speech or in reverse, makes it so that any law passed abridging your freedom of speech is unconstitutional. Neither the U.S....Read more »
on dec. 2, 2015 final p.c. my att. handed me a cd that he said he just got but has not reviewed, this is 2 business days before trial. i listened to it after court. this cd was from an interview of police questioning.there is info. on disc that was from co-def that i wanted to subpeona. the judge... Read more »
neither the driver or the passenger is the owner of the car, the driver is initially stopped by an off duty cop who thought these people looked like two suspects wanted at the time, even though the descriptions did not match at all. except for one white male and one tongan male. after confirming... Read more »
the descriptions of the people who were wanted, looked nothing like the people in the vehicle. including one of the suspects who was wanted has both arms completely tattooed. the passenger in the vehicle had a wife beater on so the off duty police officer who originally watched these people get in... Read more »
Mr.mark Smith, a united states congressman, is reputed to have been a member of a neo-nazi fascist organization that renounced the constitution of the united states. what amendment and section in the constitution would allow congress to remove him from his duties. what would be required for removal
You would have to prove that it was a religion that actually existed and you in full faith believed that wearing a hat was a part of your religion. If you were doing it just to make an excuse to wear a hat in school and was just using the religion as an excuse then you wouldnt have a case, but no...Read more »
If the local fire board is, as you say, "local" then you should consider requesting information by using a GRAMA request ("Government Records Access Management Act"), rather than a FOIA. GRAMA can in some ways be thought of as the Utah state-level equivalent of FOIA. More...Read more »
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