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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Texas on
Q: Do you have to testify against cops in a 1983 police misconduct if you're Life is endangered?

Is it hard for the federal government to protect a civilian from the state government?

Tammy Lyn Wincott
Tammy Lyn Wincott answered on Oct 18, 2019

If your life is in danger, perhaps it's not a good idea to go on public forums and ask these sort of questions; you might want to be a little more discreet.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Pennsylvania on
Q: If you are waiting to go to trial in Philadelphia and you start Therapeutic Community programming do you get time

Credit for completing programs plus time served

Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Oct 17, 2019

you have a lawyer. ask your lawyer

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Legal Malpractice for California on
Q: Ineffective assistance of councel How to sue PD office. How to file motion to dismiss. Sue the planiff for perjury

Filing false police report.

I've been denied my civils by the PD at least 30 times. How to fix this? They are just extorting me and flipping me the bird. I've paid over a $1200. Court fees. Had been harassed by the sheriff's. Had 11 cases going on in 2018. Took me to jail 2 or 3 x. I never... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Oct 17, 2019

more info needed.

I would write out in detail the issues you have and ask the judge if they would appoint a court-appointed lawyer for you........not in the PD's ofc.............your PD might even help you with that as I assume they want to conclude their representation.

few lawyers...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Constitutional Law and Federal Crimes for Tennessee on
Q: Can a lawful conceal carry permit holder carry their firearm loaded?
Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on Oct 16, 2019

In Tennessee we have "Handgun Carry Permits", not concealed carry permits. But yes, you can carry your weapon loaded with ammunition, including in the chamber, as long as you have a Handgun Carry Permit. Possession of the weapon can be open or concealed. The possible issue has to do with... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Constitutional Law for Virginia on
Q: What in the constitution provides for congress subpoenaing documents from POTUS. I already read congress authority to

investigate certain entities and activities, and while it is fairly broad, it does have some restrictions. I am just a dumb electrical engineer trying to understand aspects of the constitution, but I am trying.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Oct 16, 2019

It's not one of the enumerated powers in Article One, Section 8 (i.e., collecting taxes, borrowing money, establishing post offices, maintaining a navy, etc.). It's inherent and implied in its powers to investigate matters.

Tim Akpinar

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Oklahoma on
Q: I need a civil rights attorney

I was denied the right to a fair hearing I have strong evidence

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Oct 16, 2019

This isn't really a lawyer referral service; it's just a question-answer board. If you need an attorney, you could look one up in the Find-a-Lawyer section of this site, or conduct your own independent search for one. You could also check if the Oklahoma Bar Association's resources could help you... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Appeals / Appellate Law, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for California on
Q: DA left jurors with witness that left instant negative afterthoughts towards the defendant . Tainted their thoughts

3 different jurors fell asleep at three different times. This case was found guilty be the jurors how dare they fall asleep knowing this defendant was fighting for his life.

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Oct 16, 2019

more info needed.

have you been convicted?

questions like this should be asked of your private or court appointed lawyer.

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1 Answer | Asked in Constitutional Law for Kentucky on
Q: I need help with referencing to a civil case . The judge dismissed my case but directed me to admend my complaint.

Mcginley vs larue co case dismissed directed to admend complaint.charged with same crime twice I served five yes out in 2013 and then charged again 2018 and served almost a week and lost my car for a couple months and lost money ,etc

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 16, 2019

You should find a lawyer to help you. Very tricky waters to navigate alone.

1 Answer | Asked in Constitutional Law and Internet Law for Florida on
Q: Can I get into legal trouble for using a picture of my ex and I as a blog header?

Hey! So June of 2018 I posted a blog post about an old relationship I had. As the cover photo I used a picture of my ex and I (prom). I never used his name or etc. I recently was contacted by his wife freaking out about the picture that’s been up for over a year now. Can i legally get in trouble... Read more »

Enrico Schaefer
Enrico Schaefer answered on Oct 15, 2019

There is always risk and the devil is in the details. However, there are a couple of issues to consider:

1. Who took the picture? That is the copyright owner. Your use may depend on having the right to use the picture for this purpose. You would likely argue that the photo is subject to...
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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Small Claims for California on
Q: Change of venue in unlawful Detainer case by defendant from superior court of Alameda to federal court.

Plaintiff received federal funds allocated by a nonprofit entity operating with in California. Plaintiff has a history of substantial filings of unlawful detainers since the 1980 in Alameda County. Defendant is a 100% service-Connected disabled Operation Iraqi Freedom Army Veteran who has been... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Oct 14, 2019

Simply put, the Federal courts have original jurisdiction in cases and controversies which raise either a federal question, or in civil cases where the parties reside in different states and the amount in controversy exceeds $75,000. A typical unlawful detainer case is between landlord and tenant... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support, Civil Rights, Communications Law and Constitutional Law for Louisiana on
Q: What is the social security number use for and can it be use by anyone else for there's benefit?

Make a contract and make me fulfill is this law

Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Oct 14, 2019

This is not a library. You can research these issues by googling

2 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Kentucky on
Q: Is there any action we can take ?

Our neighbors dog came into our backyard and our husky attacked . The neighbor kicked our dog (hard) to get their dog . Later her husband came and told us our dog might be limping from her kicking our dog . In our own yard . We leave in a subdivision in KY.

Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Oct 13, 2019

Sue

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1 Answer | Asked in Adoption, Animal / Dog Law and Constitutional Law for California on
Q: How can I get my Emotional Support Animal back?

I was released from jail after serving two months for a warrant out of San Francisco county. Animal Care and Control released my do to a rescue shelter but they won't tell me where exactly she is located. What can I do in order to get her back home?

William John Light
William John Light answered on Oct 13, 2019

You can't. Your dog is gone. You should have arranged for someone to take care of her while you were in jail.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Constitutional Law for Florida on
Q: If a search warrant was issued for one case. Can that same search warrant be used in a different case.

These are two different defendants. They are not being charged in the same case. The police took evidence in one case and used in another case. There is only one search warrant. The police is using one search warrant for both cases. If this is not possible where in the law can i find this. I am pro... Read more »

Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Oct 12, 2019

Time to get counsel.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Litigation, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for California on
Q: If I have hours of evidence of my neighbors communicating about targeting me out, what actions can I take against them?

If I have many hours of my neighbors communicating with their community engagement/social justice project about targeting me out and basically torturing me to death, what legal action can I take?

Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Oct 11, 2019

Take them to the police

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Arizona on
Q: Does a former AAG (now public defender) create constitutional liability practicing concurrently opposite prior client?

Is it unlawful (and unethical) for a current AAG to switch sides (concurrently), while continuing to practice in same exact jurisdiction/court room - opposite former colleages & client - now defending clientele he would have formerly prosecuted? Does this not present multiple constitutional... Read more »

Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Oct 11, 2019

You already asked this same question and received an answer.

If an attorney here says no, are you going to drop it?

3 Answers | Asked in Legal Malpractice, Criminal Law and Constitutional Law for Arizona on
Q: Is there a perceived or actual conflict of interest resulting from a former prosecutor turned legal defender?

Recently a case was assigned to a public defender (former prosecutor) to defend a man whos father had been prosecuted successfully by the same attorney many years prior. The son's case is not of the same charges as his father's prior case, however, the attorney remains in the same jurisdiction,... Read more »

Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Oct 11, 2019

This is a wonderful academic question.

If your son feels the attorney is in conflict, then he should voice it to the judge.

If no action is taken, then he can send a request to the judge.

If an attorney here said there is nothing wrong, would you just drop the subject?

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Q: My house is paid for and I want to get a patent on it under intellectual property can I do that?
Peter D. Mlynek
Peter D. Mlynek answered on Oct 11, 2019

Nope.

This is an example of a legal word having two different meanings. The word patent used to mean a right that was granted by the monarch or the government for something, including a right to hold some land, or the exclusive right to sell a certain product in the kingdom. Nowadays,...
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1 Answer | Asked in Constitutional Law for Virginia on
Q: explain why when a state disregards Federal Law, that is not an obstruction of justice; e.g., sanctuary city, marijuana.
Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace answered on Oct 11, 2019

A city or state has no duty to enforce federal law. The feds are free to send their own agents to enforce their own laws ... except they don't have enough and nobody wants to pay the huge tax increase that would be undoubtedly be required to hire a couple million more government workers...

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Texas on
Q: (TX) If I cant be forced into a contract. And pursuant to section 19 of the Texas Constitution,

I cant be deprived of my rights or disfranchised in any way. Then how is it that I can be jailed/fined and have my property taken and be treated like a criminal for carrying a firearm (sidearm) with out a license?

The same thing can be said about any other license that isnt commercial.

Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace answered on Oct 11, 2019

Do you drive without a license? Hunt without a license? Have you been listening to someone who is practicing law without a license?

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