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Q: Can a report from a doctor for marijuana use prevent me from obtaining my very first permit and license to drive?
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Oct 25, 2015

More facts are needed to answer your question. Go see a local private criminal defense attorney about this.

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Q: what law takes precedence if a PA state law conflicts with a ALJ ruling

what law takes precedence if a PA state law conflicts with a ALJ ruling

Rachel Lea Hunter
Rachel Lea Hunter answered on May 10, 2014

You do not provide enough detail. An ALJ is an administrative law judge. These usually handled federal cases, like Social Security. In such case, the ALJ would be deciding matters of federal law not state law and there would be no conflict.

ALJs are like other judges - they do not make...
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Q: Does a ruling from 3rd circuit bind the lower courts in the 5th Circuit?
Jake Causing Santos
Jake Causing Santos answered on Jun 3, 2012

No. A decision made in one Circuit is only binding on the lower courts in the same Circuits, not the courts in other Circuits. There are frequent cases when one Circuit interprets the same law in one way and another Circuit makes the completely opposite interpretation. This is regularly referred... Read more »

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