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Q: Snyder vs Us, the recent supreme court case. Can someone give me a summary of what exactly happened in Portage, Indiana?
James L. Arrasmith
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answered on May 1, 2024

The Supreme Court case you're asking about, Snyder vs. United States, centers on James Snyder, the former mayor of Portage, Indiana. Snyder was found guilty of federal funds bribery and obstruction. His legal troubles began with accusations of manipulating a bidding process for city garbage... View More

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Q: Can the University Police confiscate and not return items that are not illegal?

I am currently attending a private university in the District of Columbia. The Campus Police department confiscated my pocket knife citing "weapon's law violation" and are charging me, through the university's justice system, with that charge. My question is the Police Officer... View More

Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot
answered on Nov 9, 2015

Yes. That is the evidence to be used in the informal trial against you. I suggest that you hire an attorney for this. What does the student handbook say?

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