Ask a Question

Get free answers to your Constitutional Law legal questions from lawyers in your area.

Lawyers, increase your visibility by answering questions and getting points. Answer Questions
Louisiana Constitutional Law Questions & Answers
2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Louisiana on
Q: So my friend and his friend was picked up on an arrest warrant for distribution of meth. Yet in reality the CI called

Her to come smoke with him after they ran out he sent her to find more. She went got her friend and he sold him some of what he had thinking they wanted to continue smoking meanwhile he had got wires up to gain help gain a distribution. They were arrested on a warrant which turned into a affidavit... View More

James L. Arrasmith
PREMIUM
James L. Arrasmith pro label Lawyers, want to be a Justia Connect Pro too? Learn more ›
answered on Jun 2, 2024

You should contact a criminal defense attorney as soon as possible to discuss the specifics of the case and the possibility of challenging the arrest. It's important to gather all relevant information, including the circumstances of the alleged offense and the details of the arrest. If the... View More

View More Answers

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Constitutional Law for Louisiana on
Q: Can a case be thrown out if a person hasn't been charged with a crime for over a year?

My sister in law has been waiting to be charged with either a misdemeanor or a felony assault charge of battery. She hit my brother with her car, barely. The video can't tell if it was an accident. She stopped immediately and got out to check on him, and he got up all happy and clapping his... View More

James L. Arrasmith
PREMIUM
James L. Arrasmith pro label Lawyers, want to be a Justia Connect Pro too? Learn more ›
answered on May 1, 2024

In your sister-in-law's situation, considering the duration of the case and the changes in the charges, it's understandable why you might question if her right to a speedy trial has been compromised. Generally, the right to a speedy trial is protected by the Sixth Amendment in the U.S.... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Louisiana on
Q: What can I do about a police officer that refused to tow my car to a towing company of my choice?

He told me he could only call one company which made no sense to me. It was a traffic stop I got traffic tickets now im unable to go recover my belongings out of it because I can't get a ride to where it's at and I jut want to know if I have any legal options I can take in regards to this matter

James L. Arrasmith
PREMIUM
James L. Arrasmith pro label Lawyers, want to be a Justia Connect Pro too? Learn more ›
answered on May 1, 2024

When dealing with a situation where a police officer has refused to tow your car to a company of your choice, it's important to first understand the protocols that law enforcement may follow in such scenarios. Officers often have a list of approved or contracted towing services that they are... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Identity Theft and Sexual Harassment for Louisiana on
Q: How do I fight RNM/V2K attacks which I believe they are using this technology for identity theft? Perhaps a suicide game

This has been going on for years. They Eeectrocute me to create an antenna out of human beings. I don't know what their true purpose is but I believe they use people's brains and map them with EEGs to create an AI computer generation to represent them and traffic the generation on the... View More

James L. Arrasmith
PREMIUM
James L. Arrasmith pro label Lawyers, want to be a Justia Connect Pro too? Learn more ›
answered on Mar 4, 2024

If you're experiencing distressing symptoms and believe you're under attack through means such as you've described, it's important to seek support from trusted professionals. The sensations and experiences you're reporting, including hearing voices and feeling targeted by... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Personal Injury, Products Liability and Constitutional Law for Louisiana on
Q: Some placed this (V2K) Technology on me unknown to me of when or how. Can I hold someone responsible for all loss plus?

I'm stuck with the torture of V2k applied to me some how unknown to who,how ,when or where it's been put on me. There is a group of 8 people in Nevada who has been awarded $80,000,000 to help them through this v2k as it's by far a terrorist act in my opinion. Is there any way in... View More

James L. Arrasmith
PREMIUM
James L. Arrasmith pro label Lawyers, want to be a Justia Connect Pro too? Learn more ›
answered on Feb 24, 2024

While you may feel that you're experiencing the effects of V2K technology, proving its existence and identifying those responsible can be challenging. It's crucial to seek assistance from legal professionals experienced in handling complex cases involving technology and privacy issues.... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Constitutional Law for Louisiana on
Q: My vehicle was stolen on November 21st, on the 23rd the thief brought it to a scrap yard and got $150. I had a sale for

$4000. Thief only gave an id. It was nice, what can I do about this. Tags were new on the Jeep. Please get back to me. Also Jeep was insured, libility only.

Sincerely,

James L. Arrasmith
PREMIUM
James L. Arrasmith pro label Lawyers, want to be a Justia Connect Pro too? Learn more ›
answered on Dec 1, 2023

Good morning, Kathy,

In your situation, where your vehicle was stolen and then scrapped, there are several steps you can take. First, it's crucial to report the theft to the police immediately if you haven't already. Provide them with all the details, including the information...
View More

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Louisiana on
Q: Is a police officer supposed to ask if you are a USCitizen at the beginning of an encounter?

I was once told that in the rules and regulations handed down by the Secretary of State of the United States that the very first question that a police officer is supposed to ask is if you are a USCitizen, because if you are not a USCitizen they may not have jurisdiction over you and technically... View More

James L. Arrasmith
PREMIUM
James L. Arrasmith pro label Lawyers, want to be a Justia Connect Pro too? Learn more ›
answered on Dec 1, 2023

The information you received is not accurate. In the United States, police officers are not required to ask about citizenship status at the beginning of an encounter. Law enforcement officials have jurisdiction over everyone within their area of authority, regardless of citizenship status. This... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law and Municipal Law for Louisiana on
Q: Can city police officers and detectives go outside of city limits to conduct a search and arrest without any parish cops

A crime was committed inside city limits by someone who lives outside of city limits. Can the city police go out of city limits and conduct a search and seizer and arrest without a parish sheriff's officer present . Now the person being accused lives 10 miles from the city limits. Different... View More

James L. Arrasmith
PREMIUM
James L. Arrasmith pro label Lawyers, want to be a Justia Connect Pro too? Learn more ›
answered on Nov 12, 2023

In Louisiana, city police officers typically have jurisdiction within their own city limits. However, they can conduct investigations and make arrests outside of their city under certain circumstances. For a crime committed within their city, if the suspect resides outside the city limits, city... View More

View More Answers

2 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Constitutional Law and Gov & Administrative Law for Louisiana on
Q: I was told that when getting a Louisiana driver's license issued or renewed, the applicant is recorded. What LAW.

Are there privacy statements that the applicant signs away?

T. Augustus Claus
PREMIUM
T. Augustus Claus pro label Lawyers, want to be a Justia Connect Pro too? Learn more ›
answered on Oct 18, 2023

When obtaining or renewing a Louisiana driver's license, there may be certain privacy policies and agreements that applicants are required to acknowledge and sign. The specific laws and regulations governing this process can be found in the Louisiana Administrative Code, Title 55, which... View More

View More Answers

2 Answers | Asked in Constitutional Law and Internet Law for Louisiana on
Q: Im doing a moke trial in english two on new youk times vs united states, what things support the united states side

i actuall want to be a lawyer and this is a step closer but the moke trial is today so i need some facts from the case that support united states side,

James L. Arrasmith
PREMIUM
James L. Arrasmith pro label Lawyers, want to be a Justia Connect Pro too? Learn more ›
answered on Nov 5, 2023

In the case of New York Times Co. vs. United States, the United States argued that the publication of the Pentagon Papers was a breach of national security. The government's position was that the papers contained classified information that could compromise military operations and diplomatic... View More

View More Answers

1 Answer | Asked in Constitutional Law and Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: my offense was in 1985. should I be under the good-time act in effect in 1985, or the act in effect when sentenced in 19

offense occurred in 1985, per bill of information. arrested 1988. Convicted 1989 and sentenced 1989. placed on good-time act 376 in effect at time of sentence.

James L. Arrasmith
PREMIUM
James L. Arrasmith pro label Lawyers, want to be a Justia Connect Pro too? Learn more ›
answered on Oct 15, 2023

In general, criminal laws and penalties that are in effect at the time an offense is committed are the ones that apply to the defendant, in order to avoid ex post facto implications. The Ex Post Facto Clause of the Constitution prohibits the government from enacting laws that retroactively increase... View More

Q: Hello my name is Damian . So I was a public housing commissioner .

I showed up for a meeting on Thursday to find out I was terminated without notice and for reasons that are false .The mayor said he and the city council voted to remove me on July 6,2023 .

James L. Arrasmith
PREMIUM
James L. Arrasmith pro label Lawyers, want to be a Justia Connect Pro too? Learn more ›
answered on Jul 11, 2023

This may be a violation of your rights, as public housing commissioners are entitled to due process before being terminated. You may want to request a copy of the meeting minutes from July 4, 2023, file a complaint with the housing authority, or consult with an attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law and Constitutional Law for Louisiana on
Q: I live in Louisiana. My mother died in 2008. My dad, wants to sell the land. Can he sell the land without our authority?
Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
answered on Apr 11, 2023

There's not enough information to know what your actual question is. That said, if your Mother is a partial (or sole) owner of the land, then the land cannot be transferred without a succession (in Louisiana) or probate (in another state) being opened and either the legal proceeding... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Traffic Tickets for Louisiana on
Q: Would getting a ticket for no registration on a rare 22yr old privite Mercedes violate my constitutional right?

Constitutional Law § 101 all citizens be free to travel throughout the length and breadth of the United States uninhibited by statutes, rules, or regulations which unreasonably burden or restrict this movement.

James L. Arrasmith
PREMIUM
James L. Arrasmith pro label Lawyers, want to be a Justia Connect Pro too? Learn more ›
answered on Mar 4, 2023

The constitutional right to travel is not an absolute right and is subject to reasonable regulation by the government. Requirements for vehicle registration and proof of insurance are generally considered to be reasonable regulations to ensure the safety of drivers and passengers on public roads.... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Louisiana on
Q: Can I recive my possession after I plead guilty ( forfeited) I was busted by the tasked police they arrested me took car
James L. Arrasmith
PREMIUM
James L. Arrasmith pro label Lawyers, want to be a Justia Connect Pro too? Learn more ›
answered on Mar 2, 2023

If you plead guilty and the court ordered the forfeiture of your property, you may not be able to receive your possession back. In general, when property is forfeited, it becomes the property of the government, and the owner loses all rights to it. However, in some cases, a court may allow the... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Louisiana on
Q: I was served papers from my husband for blood and name change. I wasn’t in the state but someone signed how? Could they

How could they let anyone sign I missed court so they dropped his arrears and I guess changed my son name yet I knew nothing about this

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
answered on Jun 14, 2022

Please contact a child custody/family attorney in your area to discuss the specifics of this. Good luck.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Traffic Tickets for Louisiana on
Q: Can a police i.d. in Louisiana? If they aren't issuing me a ticket or actually arresting me do I even have to talk?

I get pulled over and police start with all their questions...id, where are you going, why, who bla bla....if they dont immediately state why they pulled me over and ask for id insurance registration...do i have to id? what are my passengers required to do?

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on Apr 28, 2022

Yes you must present ID.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Municipal Law for Louisiana on
Q: If you drive a car because someone is too drunk to drive and the police stop you. Is everything in the car yours.

The police stopped my son and the car was the passengers car. The guy in the back set they let go but they found a pill and lean in the car which belonged to the passengers uncle. A gun was found and the police put the drugs and drink charges on the driver

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on Apr 2, 2022

Get your son a lawyer. He has a good defense

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Securities Law for Louisiana on
Q: Can they convict me of burglary if I never went in the building?

In st. Tammany Parish Louisiana I have trial in one month. I was in fact on surveillance videos sitting in the uhaul but I never went in the storage building or in a unit. I never cut locks or damaged any properties. I didn't want to be involved. Can they actually convict me with the crime if... View More

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
answered on Feb 16, 2022

If you have trial in 1 month you should have an attorney representing you----please discuss with your attorney. If not, then you need to hire a criminal defense attorney immediately because you do not want to go to a felony trial representing yourself. Lastly and perhaps most importantly, stop... View More

View More Answers

1 Answer | Asked in Constitutional Law and Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: Does the Avery C Alexander Act exist? If so how do I apply for it.

Can a person convicted by a 10-2 jury and given a life sentence apply for the Avery C

Alexander Act after serving 30 years?

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on Feb 7, 2022

LRS 15:572.9. Contact a civil rights attorney.

Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.

The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.

Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.