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Q: Do prisoners get freedom of religon, speech, press, petetition
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot
answered on Oct 20, 2015

Prisoners lose their civil rights upon conviction of a felony.

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Q: How do I legally find out the details and review the dockets for a federal writ of habeus corpus?
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot
answered on Oct 20, 2015

Ask the clerk or hire a private attorney.

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Q: What are your thoughts about US v Lopez? Are school zones covered under the Commerce Clause?
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot
answered on Oct 20, 2015

You assume that I already know the case, and I have not read it. Your question is not a basic legal question, although you probably think that it is. One must know not only the results in a certain case, but the results in many similar cases to form an opinion.

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Q: Can US supreme court render a default judgment? If yes, can such judgment be set set aside by the supreme court?
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot
answered on Oct 20, 2015

No facts given here, or not enough information. We cannot answer hypothetical questions without knowing the facts. I do not know the answer automatically and would have to do a bit of research to answer. If a court can enter a default judgment, then the same court can set is aside.

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Q: How do I sue Spokane Superior County Court for violating my constitutional rights?
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot
answered on Oct 14, 2015

Hire an attorney for this. These questions, quite frankly, generally lead nowhere. You didn't even give enough facts here for an attorney to form even the slightest of opinions. It is not easy and an attorney will be hard to find, depending upon the facts.

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Q: Is there something I can do about my son not getting his medications in a washington county jail

Has ADHD.is ADD has Aspergers syndrome and anxiety disorder NOS. And was denied his prescribed medication for over a year. Which without his medication he doesn't make right decidsions

Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot
answered on Oct 10, 2015

Yes, go see a local criminal defense attorney.

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Q: I am on an extension of time to complete my petition for a writ of Certiorari from jail; now free, can I still file?

Mr. Justice Kennedy granted my pro se Motion for an Extension of Time to prepare and file my petition while I was incarcerated, I timely submitted my Petition, but the Clerk determined it was incomplete relying on Rule 10 and Rule 14.1(h) for allowance of the writ if filed by Dec. 10, 2014. I was... Read more »

Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot
answered on Oct 8, 2015

You asked this question nearly a year ago. Have you gotten an answer to it or found out what must be done?

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Q: are administrators aloud to punish public school students for their off campus comments on social networking sites?
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot
answered on Oct 5, 2015

That depends upon the policy manual, basically the rules in the student handbook, I would imagine.

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Q: shouldnt the juvenile death penalty be illegal? it is against the eighth amendment right?
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot
answered on Sep 30, 2015

You should start learning about this by reading many cases and law review articles. It is not a subject that can get a ready answer which is complete in a few sentences on an internet forum like this. I oppose the death penalty in all circumstances based solely upon how much it costs to execute... Read more »

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Q: I need help regarding recent CDL laws regarding sleep apnea test and machines.

I am a school bus driver and I just received orders to either pay for a sleep apnea machine (which is outside of my budget, being a father of a two year old and another child on the way) or I lose my job. What legal actions are currently being done to fight the new federal law, if any? In my... Read more »

Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot
answered on Sep 8, 2015

The very best thing that you can do is set up an appointment with an attorney who knows all about this sort of thing, and it is not a constitutional law attorney, it is a licensing attorney. Find one on the internet or in the phone book and set up an appointment for a full discussion.

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Q: What should I do when I catch a police officer entering my home without permission ? He said he thought it was empty ?
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot
answered on Jul 9, 2013

Report it as a burglary. Call the cops and report it. Hire an attorney to prosecute for trespass. There are many things that you can do, like file a complaint with the police department stating that the officer has invaded your privacy.

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