No, because you believe they are attempting to steal the vehicle. If you reasonably believe force is necessary to prevent death or great bodily harm, then, you are in a MUCH better position. The carport is likely considered curtilage (basically, an extension of the home) but the main issue is...Read more »
A off duty police officer set up a meeting with my niece to talk to her. she stopped her the day before. The officer was intimate with by niece boyfriend and thought my niece knew about the relationship. My niece didn't know anything. The traffic stop was full of open threats from the officer to... Read more »
I have been banned from a website for "hate speech". Given that the SCOTUS has ruled that "hate speech" was protected under the 1st Amendment, as well as Judge Naomi Buchwald ruling that the President's Twitter is a "public forum" so he cannot ban people, as well as Marsh v Alabama, stating that a... Read more »
Private entities can't violate your rights to free speech. Exceptions would include things like the government is using a Facebook page and then blocks you from that Facebook page. Unless you're more specific, what you have described does not sound like a free speech violation.
She's facing multiple drug charges and failure to appear charge. She has medical issues and only began to get in trouble since this January. I can't find anyone to help. I believe that she was coerced into some things. Her history is that of abuse and neglect. She had a really bad head trauma in... Read more »
I'll tell you that the Public Defenders who I deal with are excellent at their jobs. No, they do not have a lot of time for hand-holding. They certainly not available for family or boyfriends. Lawyers are not able to do pro bono work for criminal cases because there is the Public Defender's...Read more »
This question doesn't belong in any of these categories. You may have a civil cause of action for defamation. You should consult with a litigation attorney who specializes in defamation. Here is some more information about defamation:...Read more »
A motion for an "Act 3" review is a request that a person charged with an offense is interviewed by a mental health professional to determine if the person charged is mentally fit to proceed in a criminal case.
There is no constitutional right to drive. Driving is a privilege. That means you have to do what it takes to have the license and follow the rules. If you driver's license is suspended, you may be able to get a permit to drive to work, school, medical, lawyer, etc. You will have to visit any...Read more »
My son took mega death hot sauce to school and got suspended for 3 days for subversion because other teenagers tried it and got sick. I asked for the item back and the school said it was confiscated and used a police officer to stop me from taking it. My son did bring the hot sauce but did not... Read more »
I have Power of Attorney for My fiancé, how do I go about helping him to get a Terroristic Act that he did not commit (sealed) from his record? He did not commit the crime & the person who actually did do it, attended the hearing and testified that he did it and not my fiancé. Currently my... Read more »
If it is a misdemeanor conviction you have at least 90 days of waiting after you file for the expungement (in this case, a seal) before it is granted, if it even would be with pending charges. If it is a felony then you might have other issues you will run into that will prevent you from sealing...Read more »
As long as you haven't been convicted of any disqualifying crimes, you can carry a gun openly and loaded just avoid colleges, publicly owned buildings, areas around k through 12 schools, places with signs prohibiting weapons, and the parking lots of those areas and you'll be fine. Technically I...Read more »
Parents need not be present while school officials are asking questions of a student in most cases. However, if the questioning was by the police or your child was in police custody, constitutional protections may be triggered. You may want to consult a local criminal lawyer about the specific...Read more »
You should consult an education or criminal lawyer to discuss the specific details of your case. The answer to your question will depend on who did the questioning, how the questioning was conducted, whether the minor was in custody and the minor's mental capacity. The safeguards in place for a...Read more »
Since the 1st Amendment is part of the federal constitution, the location does not matter (i.e., Arkansas) since the law would apply everywhere (unless, you are asking about the Arkansas Constitution which could give even more protection).
Today, someone posted this one reddit (perhaps...Read more »
It depends on a lot of different factors. If you do not have a concealed carry license, are not the driver of a car that has been pulled over, are not loitering under the statute or otherwise possibly violating the law in a way that can be observed by someone else then probably not unless there has...Read more »
And it took you until 2011 to ask this question? Find out from your state law enforcement agency, you might also call the local supervisor of elections, and you might also look into the restoration of rights in your state.
He didnt know my name...there was nothing illegal on premises...and i have no history of violence or drugs...my children had just left...what if they were there! Can I sue him without a lawyer..and what is the process. He cant get away with this!
I went to court and pleaded guilty, but the judge rejected the guilty plea and placed me on probation, which I have long since completed. My question is can I register to vote and apply for a hunting license? Do I still have my constitutional rights?
You asked this question over 3 years ago. Do a simple internet search for restoration of civil rights in Arkansas. It seems to me that you do not even need to do this, but we have to know one thing. Were you convicted or not?
Not taking into account any moral implications of human life and the sanctity (or lack) thereof, what are the legal grounds that allow abortion to be legal? What reasons were cited by the judges that decided that case? Is it possible for that case to ever be overturned? Do the unborn have rights;... Read more »
You have to read the decision to answer your first few questions. It is not possible for the case to be overturned because it has already been decided. It is possible that a different result can be reached in a different case. In order to answer your further questions, you are going to have to do...Read more »
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