Psilocybin (aka mushrooms) is considered a Schedule 1 controlled substance and so is illegal. There is no religious exception. If you are caught, you could be criminally charged with use or possession of a controlled substance.
I'm involved in a case where a federal judge talked to plaintiff counsel in private during a hearing and never spoke to myself. I represent myself in the case. This infraction happened twice and after these meeting motions was granted against me. I have on record of last hearing where Judge... Read more »
No real answer here other than to say you really should be consulting with an attorney versed in federal court procedure, and at least consult with an attorney about helping you draft an appeal. It is unclear from your question how the judge spoke with plaintiff's counsel ex parte; it almost...Read more »
Michigan is under a "stay home, stay safe" order which bans assembly of more than 10 people. Am I protected by the 1st Amendment to peacefully essemble? Does this order supersede my constitutional rights?
Great question! Not sure if you're asking in theory or in practice. But yes, in times of crises, orders and laws can be made that may infringe on certain constitutional rights. When doing so on fundamental rights, the government must show a compelling need and ensure that the law or order is...Read more »
Yes, quite likely. Generally, you may film or take pictures of anything or anyone you can see from where you are lawfully present. What you do with those images is a different matter. Although I would say that the law allows far more than what personal ethics and morals might.
You must stop and identify yourself to police when requested; it is a crime in itself not to do so or to provide false information. If you do not, the police can detain you until your identity can be ascertained.
As to the ski mask in public, walking down the street may not be an issue,...Read more »
Given that the state of Michigan does not allow for slavery except in the punishment of a crime and that no fault divorce is not a crime how does the Michigan supreme court fail to rule all Family Court Spousal Support claims and rulings as unconstitutional. Once a union is dissolved continued... Read more »
I see that you are a student of the law; that's good.
By your logic, shouldn't wage garnishments in general be abolished? And in fact civil litigation between private individuals should be unconstitutional, no? After all, how is that you should be able to sue me and take my money...Read more »
Too many factors at play to give a good answer, but let me provide a framework for analysis:
If you're thinking along the lines of invasion of privacy, then it would seem that this video was taken in some place or of something where an expectation of privacy existed for the person in...Read more »
Illega I was pulled over by the state police and got in trouble. I turned the corner with him coming towards me and he immediately turned around and pulled me over. All that was asked was for my papers, and 'how much have you had to drink today cause I can smell it.' End of story. Not a... Read more »
Interesting question, and I can tell you did some research. The limits expressed in Terry v. Ohio don't apply when driving a car. Police can pull over a car for any number of reasons, and once stopped, can inquire as they did in your case. I would note that you didn't have to answer the...Read more »
My husband and I met a Realitor who helped us find a house. We gave her a deposit and app fee. We never heard back from the Agent with an approval or denial. We found out that the money order was cashed, and we still have not received keys, approval, or a denial. Is this illegal? Do we have a... Read more »
It sounds like you're talking about a Realtor who helped you to find a rental home, as opposed to buying. It may not be illegal for the Realtor to cash the check. The Realtor, whether an agent for the landlord or for you, holds the funds in escrow/trust. But if you have not been approved for...Read more »
Police do discrimination and racial profiling against me. They defame my reputation everywhere. I want to file a lawsuit against police for violating my constitutional and civil rights, and to bring my witnesses to the court to testify under the oath.
Perhaps your first stop should be to the police department to make a formal complaint with that department's internal affairs. Your next stop could be to a civil rights attorney. Successful claims show a pattern of discrimination and profiling, and without substantial evidence of that, an...Read more »
No. This would be considered a felony offense if the person was prosecuted. Pursuant to Michigan Compiled Law 750.227 the maximum penalty for this offense is up to 5 years in prison, or a fine of not more than $2500.
20 years ago thereabouts a Detroit Fire Battalion Fire Chief was killed in his home on west rd in Brownstown Michigan. at the time of his murder, I had already been away from this Roofing/Chimney company for two years. Prior to this murder, I had worked for them 10 or so years. The reason I am... Read more »
My mom bought me a phone as a way of knowing where I am, but she caught me texting my grandma telling her thank for helping pay for my high school (senior)cap & gown stuff, so she took away the phone that was a gift and wont give it back because her new husband talks to her into not giving it... Read more »
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...Read more »
My husband is in prison he got his visits taking away for substance 2 years ago, we went through all the loop polls of getting them back with them saying since he got a minor misconduct that they are not going to restore his visits but however in policy it only states that they can deny them for a... Read more »
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...Read more »
The police went through my phone to see if they could find any material (didn't) after I was arrested for b and e. (they took it too Lansing state police to have them hack into hit. Now they are giving it back today, do you think they put spying software on it and if so, is it legal
Highly unlikely that local police would put spyware on the phone. Doing so costs money and effort to monitor it. This is a new and developing area of the law, but I'm thinking even if the police wanted to put spyware on your phone for some reason, I'd imagine they would need a warrant if...Read more »
Having a medical marijuana card in itself, does not conflict with having a CPL. However, the law governing CPLs does make clear that you may not carry while under the influence - medical marijuana does not excuse someone from that provision.
In short, you may have both, but you can't...Read more »
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