Eureka, MO asked in Constitutional Law for Missouri

Q: Is it possible for a judge to issue a court order, that following would cause you to break a law?

Hypothetically, there is a State law that forbids you from doing something. After someone files a motion for an injunction, the judge grants it, and issues an Order that you do the thing that the State law forbids. Would that court order be legal? Seeing as if a police officer orders you to do something that is illegal, the order is an unlawful order, would a court order telling you to violate a State law, also not be an Unlawful Order?

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Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Deltona, FL

A: Great question, but we have to know more facts in order to answer it.

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