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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Education Law for Iowa on
Q: Can I wear an anti-LGBTQ shirt at a public university?.

Can I wear an anti-LGBTQ shirt that states something along the lines of "Trans people are not real. They are just pretending to be the opposite gender or are men in dresses and are not women" at a public college like Iowa State University without consequences? I wouldn't technically... View More

James L. Arrasmith
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answered on Jun 29, 2024

This question touches on complex issues of free speech rights and university policies. Here are some key points to consider:

1. Public universities, as government institutions, generally must respect First Amendment free speech rights. This means they have limited ability to restrict...
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Q: Can i dropout of high school at 17 in Iowa without parental consent?
T. Augustus Claus
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answered on Jun 30, 2023

The legal age to drop out of high school without parental consent is 18 years old.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support, Education Law and Family Law for Iowa on
Q: My ex wife has sole custody of our son in wi, I live in Iowa I have had him this school year beside him going to his

Moms a couple of time. On top of this I am paying for child support what should I do

Paul Ylvisaker
Paul Ylvisaker
answered on Dec 8, 2020

If the child is going to remain with you, then the appropriate steps would be to;

1. File a Motion to terminate with Court who currently has jurisdiction over the case.

2. Transfer the existing case to your state of residence by Registering the order in the state court in your...
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1 Answer | Asked in Juvenile Law, Education Law and Personal Injury for Iowa on
Q: Can a school official grab the hood of your childs coat and throw them down to the ground causing a head injury?
Stephen Douglas Lombardi
Stephen Douglas Lombardi
answered on Nov 5, 2016

They can, but should they, probably not. Of course children seldom tell the entire story or accurately. I would not charge head-strong into the school planning on attacking the teacher. Instead I would suggest asking for a meeting to discuss the situation. I would listen with an open mind,... View More

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