Massachusetts Uncategorized Questions & Answers

Q: im a law student and am doing a research paper on what are the causes to overcrowded prisons in the U.S.

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Answered on Jan 8, 2019
Timur Akpinar's answer
It's a complex problem and some of the causes are stricter sentencing guidelines and budget cuts. In addition to conducting your traditional book and online research, you could contact people in the corrections industry.

Tim Akpinar

Q: how can i find the effective date of a law? the site only gives the law.

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Answered on Nov 8, 2015
Robert Jason De Groot's answer
By reviewing the legislative history. Perhaps you can find out from the legislature's website.

Q: How do you find out if a case number is legitimate?

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Answered on Nov 8, 2015
Robert Jason De Groot's answer
By asking the clerk?

Q: If I've been working as a paid informant for the DEA and the ATF, what would be the pros and the cons?

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Answered on Nov 4, 2015
Robert Jason De Groot's answer
Such a broad question, too broad. You probably have to answer this yourself.

Q: Hi. How would I be notified if I was part of a law suit in MA? Thanks.

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Answered on Nov 4, 2015
Robert Jason De Groot's answer
By mail? By some sort of notice from an attorney about the lawsuit and your potential involvement?

Q: Does a docket number mean something specific?

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Answered on Nov 3, 2015
Terrence H Thorgaard's answer
Yes. It is identifies the particular court case.

Q: American resident on extended visit Puerto Rico died. Told someone here has to identify body or decedent will be a

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Answered on Oct 14, 2015
Robert Jason De Groot's answer
Shouldn't you call them and ask or get someone who can interpret for you?

Q: Can i get in trouble by the police? should i confront the police or just leave it?

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Answered on Sep 9, 2015
Terrence H Thorgaard's answer
You are seriously asking if you should confront the police for the purpose of getting your fake ID back? No, that would not be a very bright thing to do. Just leave it alone and hope that no one follows up on it.

Q: Hello ,ok here is an issue I have,I was contacted by an attorney 3 years ago.asking me if I wanted to be part of an

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Answered on Aug 19, 2015
Robert Jason De Groot's answer
Set up a conference with the attorney and go speak with him or her face to face about this.

Q: What is a fairness hearing?

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Answered on Jun 1, 2011
Patrick J. Murphy, Esq.'s answer
I have not heard the term fairness hearing but I have heard the term "a fair hearing" and that simply pertains to having due process with respect to someone making a decision about certain rights or privileges that you have before they try to do something to change the status of those rights or privileges. It means that you have an opportunity to be heard and to argue your case before a decision is made. This is very important and you must exercise certain fair hearing rights in a timely...

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