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We the jury

“Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob and degrade them,... Take a walk on the wild side around New England'...
by Goodfellows52 on May 22, 2016

Why the officer writes the real speed you were going on the ticket.

Will contesting my speeding ticket make it worse?Asked about 5 hours ago - Seattle, WA FlagPractice area: Speeding TicketSpeeding Ticket Traffic Ticket —EditI received a traffic ticket that says I was going 5 over when the officer sa...
by speedingticketkc on May 16, 2016

Recorded conversations as Evidence.

Are phone calls recorded between someone outside the USA and someone in a 2-party consent state admissible as evidence in court?Asked 22 minutes ago - Mountain View, CA FlagPractice area: Criminal DefenseCriminal Activity Consent Crimi...
by speedingticketkc on Apr 27, 2016

My favorite case, neighbor from hell!!!!

Favorite fact pattern of a case of all time. I pulled this from : v. Hoffman (1997)In 1977, defendant paid $21,000 for a one-acre lot adjacent to the property now owned by...
by speedingticketkc on Apr 26, 2016

How may different ways can I sue you?

Which one is the right venue to sue somebody for slander, harassment and libel.Asked 23 minutes ago - San Diego, CA FlagPractice area: LibelDefamation Evidence Libel Slander —EditFlyers with my picture and my name on it mak...
by speedingticketkc on Apr 8, 2016

Employment Contracts

Do i have the right to sue?Asked about 1 hour ago - Saint Louis, MO FlagPractice area: EmploymentEmployment Labor Labor Laws Lawsuits —EditI have been working 50 to 60 hours per week since November 2015 for enterprise rent...
by speedingticketkc on Mar 28, 2016

Is it theft or a lawsuit over a contract?

What can I do to get my money back?Asked about 1 hour ago - Cape Girardeau, MO FlagPractice area: ContractsVerbal Agreement —EditI live in Alabama and made a tentative agreement with with a vehicle dealer in Missouri over the phone. I pai...
by speedingticketkc on Mar 19, 2016

Assaulted while trespassing, will I be prosecuted??

I was assaulted on property I wasn't supposed to be on. (Was assaulted in a college campus house after being banned from campus) Police are looking for me to identify the suspects and tell me that I won't be charged for trespassing because I'm giving...
by speedingticketkc on Mar 16, 2016

Call the police to see if I committed a crime??

QuestionIf I call a law enforcement agency to see if I committed an internet crime is that self incrimination?Cost: FreeUnited States  |  Oklahoma  |  73127  |  Criminal Law3/14/16, 10:25 amAnswerYes. The right to remain...
by speedingticketkc on Mar 14, 2016

Marijuana Possession

Is there any chance of getting locked up? Should I expect to be put on probation? Will I just get fined and if so how much?Asked 6 days ago - Munfordville, KY FlagPractice area: Criminal DefenseDrug Possession Marijuana Probation ...
by speedingticketkc on Mar 11, 2016

Lose my license over a traffic ticket???

Q: Do I need a lawyer for a speeding violation in Lyon County, going 26 MPH over the 70 MPH speed limit? I live in MO.I was told that if I were a Kentucky resident I would lose my drivers license for this offense. Further, since I am a resident...
by speedingticketkc on Mar 10, 2016

DWI, SIS, & SR-22.

Question17 y/o got dwi in MO. If he can get a plea with a SIS, will he still have to file SR22 with Missouri on a first time offense?Cost: FreeUnited States  |  Missouri  |  Traffic Law3/07/16, 9:13 amAnswerYes. Though the sentenc...
by speedingticketkc on Mar 7, 2016

Terrell Suggs arrested for too many speeding tickets.

Terrell Suggs was arrested for having too many speeding tickets.To quote directly from the Washington Post:"TMZ is reporting that Baltimore Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs was arrested early Friday following a minor one-car accident in Scottsdal...
by speedingticketkc on Mar 7, 2016

He speaks!!!!!

For the first time in 10 years Clarence Thomas asked a question from the bench!This may not be big news for most people, but for a SCOTUS( Supreme Court of the United States) Law junky like me, this is big news.  Clarence Thomas has stated that...
by speedingticketkc on Feb 29, 2016

Can the police contact my employer?

Can the police contact my employer?Asked about 10 hours ago - Bristol, PA FlagPractice area: Criminal DefenseShoplifting —EditI was caught shoplifting. The police were called. The value of the items was around $30. The store said they wou...
by speedingticketkc on Feb 25, 2016

Can a non violent felon own a gun in Missouri?

Q: Can a nonviolent felon in Missouri own or possess a pistol or other firearm that is NOT black powder?The offense was for persistant offender DWI back in 2008. I successfully completed the 3 years of probation given and not had negative contac...
by speedingticketkc on Feb 24, 2016

How long due the police have to charge me? Statue of Limitations

Q: In the state of Missouri how long do they have to charge you?Richard C SimonsAnswered 33 seconds agoCriminal Law LawyerKansas City, MOLicenced in Missouri(816) 398-8772email lawyerview websiteA: This question all depends on the crim...
by speedingticketkc on Feb 21, 2016

Drunk or Sober? Sobriety test and junk science

Field sobriety tests are made from junk science and strange old beliefs.As an attorney I am required to take Continuing legal education courses to maintain my bar licenses.  Many of them are boring but I cam across an extremely interesting one.
by speedingticketkc on Feb 19, 2016

Antonin Scalia Dead at age 79

Conservative justice Antonin Scalia has died today at the age of 79.He was a conservative Justice that was appointed by Reagan.  He was known for his originalist interpretation of the constitution and funny comments from the bench.  I enjoy...
by speedingticketkc on Feb 19, 2016

No witness, No Trespassing

Q: I have one ticket in Jackson county missouri for trespassing. The witness, my sister, did not show up for the hearing.I plead not guilty.I am told by the prosecutor he is not seeking jail time. However, i do not want this charge on my record.
by speedingticketkc on Feb 19, 2016

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