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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Constitutional Law for Iowa on
Q: I have a few ideas, but in this case, I’m just curious as to what specific amendment was used in this?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on May 18, 2019

It looks like part of your question may have inadvertently gotten left off. You could try reposting the question.

Tim Akpinar

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Traffic Tickets, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Iowa on
Q: I need to know if I was illegally searched.

I am from a small town in Iowa. The other night I was test riding my small dirt bike after making repairs. On my way back home I got pulled over by a sheriff that knows who I am. I have never been confrontational with the police and have absolutely no violence on my record. The sheriff with his red... Read more »

Katherine Sears
Katherine Sears answered on Apr 30, 2019

Based on the facts presented, you may have a basis for getting the search suppressed, particularly if there wasn't a valid reason for the stop. Talk to an attorney about this; you need someone to review whatever evidence the state has and help you make an informed decision about how to proceed.

2 Answers | Asked in Workers' Compensation, Constitutional Law and Federal Crimes for Iowa on
Q: how is the workers compensation commission legally defined;a branch of government or a private enterprise?
Stephen Douglas Lombardi
Stephen Douglas Lombardi answered on Apr 14, 2018

A governmental agency. Administered by State laws (the Iowa Code), State agency rules (The Iowa Administrative Code) and legal precedent (meaning case law).

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1 Answer | Asked in Constitutional Law for Iowa on
Q: Is the ruling in United States v. Brigoni-ponce still upheld or has it been overturned?
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Oct 20, 2015

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_v._Brignoni-Ponce

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Q: What is your 14th amendment
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Oct 20, 2015

The 14th Amendment to the Constitution was ratified on July 9, 1868, and granted citizenship to “all persons born or naturalized in the United States,” which included former slaves recently freed.

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Q: What was violated in the sencond amendment during the lewis v. U.S trial?

This is for my government class and i dont understand the supream court cases i was woundering if u could help me learn this better...thanks for your time and effort

Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Oct 20, 2015

What, you do not want to read the opinion? Perhaps there is an explanation on wikipedia, and here is a link to a Justia page on this: https://supreme.justia.com/cases/federal/us/385/206/case.html

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Q: Do BOTH parents have to be United States citizens before a person is eligible to be President?
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Sep 27, 2015

Here is the operative text from the Constitution:

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...
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