SECTION 1. All people are by nature free and independent and have inalienable rights. Among these are enjoying and defending life and liberty, acquiring, possessing, and protecting property, and pursuing and obtaining safety, happiness, and privacy.
The California constitution is binding on all people in the state, and provides the rights which are explained in this section. Anyone who interferes with your rights as set forth in this section may be held liable for damages which they cause you to suffer as a result of interfering with your use...Read more »
My firearm was confiscated in June of 2020 and I was not contacted about it and still have not been contacted it was found on my friends property I was selling it to his wife for protection against the Bears and Wildlife El Dorado County Sheriff's Department performed a illegal search and... Read more »
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If you need to make a housing discrimination claim, you need to go to the website for the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH). Copy and paste this link in your browser:...Read more »
The reason given was because I was in a area know for drug activities and they wanted to make sure they were safe and free from any weapons I may be carrying. I was next to a motel 6 where I had a room at the time.
I am not on probation or parole and I have my 4th amendment rights. I was... Read more »
Although this appears to be a close issue, the short answer is that they probably had the right to search you. The reason is that pat down searches are generally legal when police stop or detain a suspect for there own safety. Here, it appears they had the right to detain you based on the observed...Read more »
Thank you for your reply. My son is a mentally disabled adult who was put on a 5150 hold for attempting suicide 2 days ago and placed in a general hospital while awaiting placement in a mental health facility. The hospital told me I can't have visitors due to Mental Health policy, but Mental... Read more »
I think so. A person doesn't lose her/his civil rights by being placed on a W & I section 5150 hold. However, I'm sure the usual and customary visiting hours would apply, as would any reasonable restrictions on the person's right to receive visitors. Much more information is...Read more »
Politicians are not Drs. Not only that my job instability crippled my ability to hold down a proper dr. So far the medi-cal provided ones have not shown any investment with concerns on infertility and potential blood clots. How is his push to reward those that are vaccinated not a form of PURE... Read more »
I am sorry but this does not appear to be a question but more of a rant.
I understand your concerns but vaccination has been held to be a lawful way for the government to attempt to control certain deadly medical conditions throughout the last decade. Exceptions exist for those with...Read more »
I found some protections for members of legislative bodies in the Gov code (Chapter 9. Meetings [54952.2], but those pertain to public entities and our HOA is a private nonprofit corporation.... Read more »
The 1st Amendment of the U.S. Constitution protects the freedom of speech. It is also protected by the California Constitution in Article 1, section 2 which states: "SEC. 2. (a) Every person may freely speak, write and publish his or her sentiments on all subjects, being responsible for the...Read more »
Female officer insisted i get medical attention and refused to book me. I was taken to the hospital by the male officer. My ending result was I had a concusion from blunt force trauma to my head and bleeding inside. On call physician then told me a helicopter was going to fly me out to another... Read more »
It sounds like your case is on appeal to one of the California Courts of Appeal, which is the body that hears appeals from California Superior Courts (trial courts). The California Courts of Appeal are what is called an "intermediate court of appeal," because they are above the California...Read more »
The facts here are very vague as to what is actually going on. Are you on some type of pretrial electronic monitoring? Although that would not involve cameras. Are you detained in an institution of some type? Which could very well include cameras. Try to be more specific as to your circumstances.
BECAUSE YOU HIRE A LAWYER DOESN'T MEAN YOU WILL GET OFF FROM THE CHARGES. A LAWYER FORCES THE DA TO MEET THEIR BURDEN OF PROOF. WHETHER THE CLIENT DID THE ACT OR NOT IS NOT THE ISSUE. IT IS WHETHER THERE IS ENOUGH EVIDENCE TO...Read more »
If your case is on appeal to the California court of appeal, you cannot appeal to the 9th Circuit court of appeals. Appeals to the 9th Circuit must come from cases decided in the United States District Court. You should be discussing these issues with your own lawyer, that is, whoever is handling...Read more »
You should have submitted your claim prior to the deadline to do so in the class action lawsuit after the settlement was approved by the court. I was unable to find the Claims Administrator for you, but you may be able to contact the law firm which represented the plaintiffs. You can locate them by...Read more »
More specifically, would it be unconstitutional for a law to be passed by a state government that creates a new affirmative defense for certain actions taken by a defendant that is subject to a civil lawsuit?
Our Attorney did nothing but threaten and lie. He even kept fees for expert witnesses we didn't get. There is no previous case in history like this one. I've searched for 4 years. Not 1. Does there need to be a previous ? I'm trying hard to come up with Attorney fees but 1st... Read more »
Things started with neighbor whom moved out with harassment towards my family and I. A friend living across street from him then continued to do the same to us depriving us of peace in our own home. This is 24/7 and has been ongoing for over a year at least. Things have escalated, they’ve... Read more »
In order to file a lawsuit in Federal District Court, there has to be "diversity of citizenship" (meaning you live in 1 state while the defendants live in another). The amount of damages also has to be in excess of $75,000.
From what you've described, you have several...Read more »
You will need a lawyer with experience in municipal codes and the kind of administrative warrant which was served on you. And a good civil rights lawyer, preferably one who has some experience dealing with code enforcement at the local city and/or county level. These particular kinds of lawyers are...Read more »
The local police can search your property for someone else if they have a reasonable suspicion to believe the person might be present there, if they have a warrant to do the search, and in some cases even without a warrant. It depends on all the circumstances.
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