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Q: What constitutional protections apply to the search of a prisoners cell?
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Oct 20, 2015

It depends upon the facts, none of which you gave. Basically, a person convicted of a felony does not have the same rights.

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Q: I have not received my voter registration in the mail yet. It's been 3 yrs. now, what can I do about it?
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Oct 17, 2015

Go see the supervisor of elections in your county?

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Q: Is it a hate crime if I have an ANTI union bumper Sticker on my car and it keeps getting vandalized by union thugs?
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Oct 17, 2015

Common sense goes a long way. Are you intentionally inviting the crime? Criminal mischief is the crime, probably. What big difference does it make if it is also a hate crime, which I do not believe it would fall under, without reading the specific statute.

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Q: I would like to know if the new Missouri amendment 5 allows me to have my gun rights back. My understanding of it reads
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Oct 8, 2015

Incomplete question here. Do an internet search for restoration of gun rights in Missouri.

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Q: Are my Constitutional Rights being violated if someone is standing in the road, denying me the ability to drive away?

Is there a violation of my Constitutional Rights if a person or group of people block the road and I can no longer continue? They are there by choice and are blocking traffic by choice. Regardless of their reasons for doing so, I am asking about my personal rights. Is it unconstitutional for me to... Read more »

Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Oct 5, 2015

The Constitution protects against Government intrusion. Perhaps you can sue for something else.

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Q: Does the state of Missouri recognize a aconcealed carry permit from the state of Virgina?
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Oct 5, 2015

There is information on the internet about this, but it would be best to consult with an attorney MO. http://www.usacarry.com/concealed_carry_permit_reciprocity_maps.html

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Q: I feel that the iris biometric scanner is against my beliefs I hold close to me, can I refuse this iris scanner?
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Sep 13, 2015

It depends upon the facts, and you gave none. This is new technology which would be used for identification purposes, just as fingerprint analysis can be done. But you will not win stating just that it is against your beliefs. There would have to be probable cause for a stop, and that might be what... Read more »

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Q: Is it possible for a judge to issue a court order, that following would cause you to break a law?

Hypothetically, there is a State law that forbids you from doing something. After someone files a motion for an injunction, the judge grants it, and issues an Order that you do the thing that the State law forbids. Would that court order be legal? Seeing as if a police officer orders you to do... Read more »

Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Sep 6, 2015

Great question, but we have to know more facts in order to answer it.

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