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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Appeals / Appellate Law, Civil Litigation and Civil Rights for Mississippi on
Q: Can a witness write a statement an go to court an give t totally different statement
Michael Graves
Michael Graves answered on Jul 16, 2021

Yes, "anyone can lie". However, if there is a prior written statement which is either signed by the person or can otherwise be proven to be in that person's handwriting, that written statement can be used in court to "impeach" the credibility of the person's court... Read more »

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Q: Can a city clerk own a business in the town they are clerk in?
Michael Graves
Michael Graves answered on Jul 15, 2021

If you are a contract employee with the City, which I would doubt, there may be a provision in the contract which provides that you cannot have other employment; if so, that would potentially be a problem. Absent that, there would be no prohibition against you owning a business in the city just... Read more »

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