Constitutional Law Questions & Answers

Q: What are the legal characteristics of imposed and non-imposed constitution

1 Answer | Asked in Constitutional Law on
Answered on Oct 22, 2018
Timur Akpinar's answer
A non-imposed constitution is developed by the people under ordinary circumstances. The other, as the word describes, is imposed upon people in circumstances such as the aftermath of a war.

Tim Akpinar

Q: What are a teacher’s First Amendment rights?

1 Answer | Asked in Constitutional Law for South Carolina on
Answered on Oct 21, 2018
Timur Akpinar's answer
A teacher’s First Amendment rights include freedom of speech and a number of other fundamental freedoms. Freedom of speech is not absolute, meaning that certain forms of speech are not protected. These include speech which incites, is obscene, defamatory, and a number of other prohibited forms of speech. The policies of a school could have a role in determining what type of speech is or is not permitted.

Tim Akpinar

Q: nature and complexity of action? potential merit of claims? Exactly what does this mean?

1 Answer | Asked in Constitutional Law for Colorado on
Answered on Oct 21, 2018
Timur Akpinar's answer
The nature of an action is the type of case it is - contract, tort, infringement, etc. The complexity is just what the word means - whether it involves multiple parties, difficult legal theories, expert opinions, etc. Merit essentially means the validity of the action.

Tim Akpinar

Q: In the state of Missouri, what are all the skateboarding laws? Where can I view them?

1 Answer | Asked in Construction Law, Traffic Tickets, Constitutional Law and Entertainment / Sports for Missouri on
Answered on Oct 18, 2018
Timur Akpinar's answer
If you are not able to find laws in your ordinary searches under civil, traffic, recreational, and other laws, you could check with your elected officials on the city council, assembly, and other local, city, and state government bodies. One of the problems with skateboarding is that many places and parks do not want it because they consider it a liability, meaning that they’re afraid of getting sued if someone injures themselves or someone else. Good luck.

Tim Akpinar

Q: Housemates that are confrontational and create a hostile environment cannot be stopped with laws to protect you from it

2 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Domestic Violence and Landlord - Tenant for California on
Answered on Oct 17, 2018
Dale S. Gribow's answer
i am a criminal/accident lawyer and this is not my area of law.

you probably have to pose this quasi family law question to a lawyer that deals with these issues.

it sounds like a terrible situation..........you can't sit down and try to work this out?

Q: Is it illegal to go live online for a meeting open to the public in my community?

1 Answer | Asked in Internet Law and Constitutional Law for Florida on
Answered on Oct 17, 2018
Charles M. Baron's answer
The answer to your final question is yes, the Florida Statutes permit tape recording and video recording of all HOA member meetings and board meetings. If you cannot find that yourself in the on-line statutes, I suggest you consult an attorney to find it for you. If the HOA directors still won't cooperate after being referred to the statute, you can file a lawsuit for injunctive relief - or you can start with hiring an attorney to send them a nasty letter threatening to bring suit....

Q: I'm currently studying for an exam, and I need to know how about metaphysics in regards to due process.

1 Answer | Asked in Constitutional Law for Illinois on
Answered on Oct 17, 2018
Timur Akpinar's answer
That’s a tough one. It’s no surprise you weren’t able to find anything. Due process is a constitutional protection against the taking of one’s life, liberty, or property by the government without first applying certain legal measures. It’s hard to see the connection.

Tim Akpinar

Q: Privacy invasion

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for New Jersey on
Answered on Oct 16, 2018
Gary Kollin's answer
You asked the same question on AVVO but this time, with my advice, you changed the word to permission.

Apparently, you think there is some magic answer which will solve your problem. You already have your answer

Q: hello, i would like to know if a have a invasion of privacy case

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for New Jersey on
Answered on Oct 15, 2018
Gary Kollin's answer
concern or permission?

You can sue. It takes a long time. How much is your monetary damages?

Does she have enough to pay any judgment?

No lawyer will accept this case on a contingency case.

Why don't you reort this to the police as a burglary?

Q: Mom took a phone away and won't give it back, and it was a gift to me?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Support, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Michigan on
Answered on Oct 15, 2018
Brent T. Geers' answer
Sounds like there is some family dynamic issues going on that you should discuss with your mom. Aside from that, your mom is well within her right to take the phone away. Her house, her rules. If you are 18, or something like this happens after you turn 18, you could take the phone, leave, and find your own place to live.

Q: How is cycling or walking on the interstate illegal? How can one be prohibited to travel?

1 Answer | Asked in Constitutional Law on
Answered on Oct 15, 2018
Timur Akpinar's answer
The U.S. Constitution broadly grants many freedoms and rights to the people. However, there can be limitations on these freedoms based on issues of public policy, safety, maintaining order, etc. The government’s position would be that such restrictions are in place to prevent injuries to cyclists and pedestrians that could result from allowing them to be in the close proximity of cars traveling at 60-plus mph.

Tim Akpinar

Q: What does the nature and complexity of the action mean?What does potential Merit of claims or defense mean?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Colorado on
Answered on Oct 12, 2018
Timur Akpinar's answer
I don’t practice in Colorado, but your question hasn’t been picked up for three weeks. Here are some answers for your questions. The nature of an action means how it might be characterized. For instance, is it a contract claim involving a business dispute? Is it a tort claim for negligence or an intentional wrong? The complexity means just what the word suggests. Does the action involve many details, facts, events, actions, multiple legal theories, etc. The merit of a claim goes to the...

Q: Is criminal justice a line of work that would be not recommended for women? I've heard many people say it isn't.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Constitutional Law for Colorado on
Answered on Oct 11, 2018
Timur Akpinar's answer
If you are interested in the field, you should not let such comments discourage you. People say many things about certain lines of work, and such opinions are sometimes based on their personal feelings or the social norms they grew up with. You should try to learn as much about the field as possible before investing your time and money in preparing for it. Forensic examiner work in the criminal justice area could be difficult, as it can involve gathering evidence from crime scenes. But the term...

Q: Got denied visits for minor misconduct

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Constitutional Law for Michigan on
Answered on Oct 10, 2018
Brent T. Geers' answer
It sounds like the MDOC is using subsequent misconduct to deny restoration of visiting privileges. That is very different from an initial determination. In a nutshell, they are saying "our policy wouldn't allow us to take away visitations for this latest ticket, but because of this latest ticket, we're not restoring visitation".

Q: How do I get in contact with a federal lawyer to report federal crimes and corruption in local and state court systems?

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes, Gov & Administrative Law, White Collar Crime and Constitutional Law for California on
Answered on Oct 6, 2018
Eric Mayeda Renslo's answer
You can use this website to find the right attorney for you, many will give you a free consultation.

Q: Can I register an 80% pistol frame in California as a semi-automatic pistol?

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Criminal Law and Constitutional Law for California on
Answered on Oct 5, 2018
William John Light's answer
This is a very specialized inquiry involving detailed knowledge of California and Federal statutory and regulatory law. You will need to consult an expert attorney in gun law. A web search should point you in the right direction.

Q: How come this sounds unconstitutional??

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Constitutional Law for Colorado on
Answered on Oct 5, 2018
Gary Kollin's answer
Is it like yelling fire in a movie theatre even though you never set a fire which is illegal?

You can do legal research on the internet or go to the library. However, this is not a classroom

Q: we received a samulel love ADA lawsuit for ada non-compliance. we have a liquor store, and rent our space.

1 Answer | Asked in Constitutional Law and Consumer Law for California on
Answered on Oct 3, 2018
William John Light's answer
If you are non-compliant, you will probably have to fix the issue and pay him some bucks. If you want to contest the non-compliance, get a lawyer and prepare to spend a lot more to defend yourself.

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