Idaho Constitutional Law Questions & Answers

Q: Does being put on probation before a conviction infringe on my 14th amendment right?

1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI and Constitutional Law for Idaho on
Answered on Mar 30, 2019
Kevin M Rogers' answer
Not automatically. If you’re a citizen of the United States you won’t give up the 14th Amendment rights you have simply by being convicted of a felony. However, to be certain that you haven’t been “required” to give up your 4th Amendment rights, particularly for drug crimes, by the court that sentenced you. Even though you wouldn’t necessarily give up ANY rights by virtue of being convicted, a court can require you to waive your 4th A rights in order to get probation, as opposed to...

Q: In Idaho can a defendant withdraw a guilty plea after signing court documents but has yet to be formally sentenced?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Constitutional Law and Federal Crimes for Idaho on
Answered on Dec 23, 2018
Kevin M Rogers' answer
RULE 1.3: DILIGENCE

A lawyer shall act with reasonable diligence and promptness in

representing a client.

Commentary

[1] A lawyer should pursue a matter on behalf of a client despite opposition, obstruction or personal inconvenience to the lawyer, and take whatever lawful and ethical measures are required to vindicate a client's cause or endeavor. A lawyer must also act with commitment and dedication to the interests of the client and with zeal in advocacy upon...

Q: I have been a victim of police-involved sexual misconduct. Do to this happening I have also been retaliated against.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Idaho on
Answered on Oct 29, 2018
John Bulger's answer
More information is needed to answer your question. You should contact an attorney to see what your options are.

Q: Can the constitution ever be changed, why or why not?

1 Answer | Asked in Constitutional Law for Idaho on
Answered on Oct 20, 2015
Robert Jason De Groot's answer
Yes, the constitution can be changed. Why? Because amendments change it and there have been many so far. There are of course plenty more answers to this question.

Q: Can enforcement trespass on my property without permission

1 Answer | Asked in Constitutional Law for Idaho on
Answered on Oct 20, 2015
Robert Jason De Groot's answer
No facts, no answer to the situation and no application of the law.

Q: Article II Section I includes clause 'or a citizen of the United States;' what does this clause mean? Why is it there?

1 Answer | Asked in Constitutional Law for Idaho on
Answered on Oct 7, 2015
Robert Jason De Groot's answer
No Person except a natural born Citizen, or a Citizen of the United States, at the time of the Adoption of this Constitution, shall be eligible to the Office of President; neither shall any person be eligible to that Office who shall not have attained to the Age of thirty five Years, and been fourteen Years a Resident within the United States.

How is it not interpreted to mean what? The question is confusing. How about this one. None of the recent presidents, and for hundreds of years...

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