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Free Early NY decisions

Free source for older New York Court of Appeals opinions (PDF OK). [more inside]
posted by KRS on Sep 29, 2009 - 4 answers

Explain the mechanics of the Georgia State Supreme Court

I have a family member who won a case in the Georgia court system. It was a well articulated case that a competitor was engaging in predatory business practices that affected a large group of business owners of a particular type of business. The court agreed, and an appeals court declined to hear the appeal. However, another appeal was made to the Georgia Supreme Court. What are the odds that the GA Supreme Court will hear a case already held up during an appeal? [more inside]
posted by carlodio on Sep 27, 2009 - 7 answers

Need Help Finding a Lawyer for Fresno County Court Date Tomorrow

How do I find an attorney to represent me at a court appearance tomorrow morning for the Superior Court in Coalinga, Fresno County? [more inside]
posted by davidstandaford on Sep 21, 2009 - 17 answers

How does one review case law?

How does one review case law? [more inside]
posted by doomtop on Sep 8, 2009 - 18 answers

Canada: Going to court for impaired driving

I screwed-up, and got caught for driving impaired [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 2, 2009 - 20 answers

Can you prove what someone's blood alcohol level would have been two hours ago based on what it is now?

Can you prove what someone's blood alcohol level would have been two hours ago based on what it is now? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 1, 2009 - 18 answers

What is ixaratte?

Can anyone tell me more about "ixaratte"? It's supposed to be a complicated court sign-language of the Ottoman empire. [more inside]
posted by ninazer0 on Aug 19, 2009 - 7 answers

money for nothing

How can I contest a fixit ticket and not pay $500? [more inside]
posted by 12%juicepulp on Jul 31, 2009 - 4 answers

Am I getting a visit from the police this weekend?

Are the police going to come knocking on my door this weekend for an arrest warrant issued on court fines I forgot to pay? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 24, 2009 - 13 answers

How to find a immigration case decision?

How can I find the decision for the immigration case for the "heretical two"? [more inside]
posted by dragoon on Jul 23, 2009 - 2 answers

Someone reassure me that I will indeed get joint custody....

Someone reassure me that I will indeed get joint custody.... [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 21, 2009 - 8 answers

I fought the law...who won?

What happens if I plead not guilty to my parking ticket, even though I am essentially guilty? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 19, 2009 - 13 answers

Determining small claims court venue in Ontario: Where did the transaction take place if the parties are distant from one another?

For the purpose of determining venue for small claims court in Ontario, Canada, what would be considered the municipality where the transaction took place for an eBay sale where buyer and seller are in different Ontario municipalities? [more inside]
posted by winston on Jun 8, 2009 - 1 answer

Recent Parisian court records?

Where do I go to obtain certain recent court transcripts in Paris? [more inside]
posted by Marquis on May 11, 2009 - 1 answer

Aboriginal self-government in Canada

I need Canadian Supreme Court cases involving aboriginal self-government. [more inside]
posted by Lemurrhea on Apr 3, 2009 - 7 answers

What next - tried to pay judgment, cannot pay

A friend of mine finds themselves in a unique and confusing situation regarding an unpaid debt and a judgment. [more inside]
posted by olddogeyes on Mar 11, 2009 - 5 answers

Bringing my ex to Small Claims Court

I am suing my ex in small claims court for my Xbox 360, please review the evidence and help me out. [more inside]
posted by ascetic on Mar 9, 2009 - 31 answers

Eu tu, AT&T?

There is talk about how ISP's are going to be cooperating with the RIAA to curtail piracy (warning letters, shutting off service, etc.), in lieu of the RIAA taking people to court. If ISP's refused to be involved without a court order previously, why are they getting so involved now? [more inside]
posted by SpacemanStix on Jan 29, 2009 - 9 answers

Should I plead not guilty on a possession citation?

Citation 221.05 in NYC for possession. Should I plead not guilty, or suck this up? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 23, 2009 - 14 answers

How do PI's dig up dirt on people?

Where can I find out more about the investigation techniques used by private investigators? [more inside]
posted by reenum on Jan 19, 2009 - 9 answers

29mph over in Michigan - Idiot step brother - 79 in a 50 - What are we looking at?

Michigan Speeding - Step brother got hit for going 79 in a 50 - 29 friggin miles over in a car i co-signed ... info no where to be found on MI.gov... [more inside]
posted by mrflibble on Dec 25, 2008 - 6 answers

$1000 hanging over my head

Am I screwing myself by not filing a motion in court? Does it really matter in the long run? [more inside]
posted by hulahulagirl on Nov 20, 2008 - 23 answers

Can I ignore this ticket?

What should I do with an exorbitant traffic ticket from NV? I live in Canada, with an Australian passport, and visit the US semi-regularly. Oh yeah, and I didn't do it... [more inside]
posted by chromatist on Nov 19, 2008 - 12 answers

Please help lead-foot Liquado locate leniency

Ontario speeding ticket advice: How can I best plead my case tomorrow to the JP? [more inside]
posted by liquado on Nov 17, 2008 - 11 answers

Am I going to jail?

Help me out with what to expect in court tomorrow, especially financially. [more inside]
posted by lazaruslong on Oct 5, 2008 - 10 answers

$213 million? Seems to random...

This question always comes up with my husband and I when watching Boston Legal. How does the jury decide how much to reward in damages? [more inside]
posted by Becko on Sep 28, 2008 - 5 answers

Fight a speeding ticket on the grounds of inaccurate radar?

I got a speeding ticket, but there was a car next to me that was speeding, while I was not. What is the likelihood that I can argue this in court? [more inside]
posted by kraigory on Jul 21, 2008 - 37 answers

An Appeal for an Appeals Lawyer

How to find an appeals lawyer who will want to take a (probable win) appeal to the US Supreme Court? Like, do they, um, hang out on the 'Net somewhere? [more inside]
posted by Shane on Jul 17, 2008 - 26 answers

Give me money. The judge said so.

How collect damages award after winning court case? [more inside]
posted by Listener on Jul 15, 2008 - 6 answers

How to represent yourself in bfd court case

Chronic pain patient took to writing own prescriptions. This is frowned upon. Now, the poor woman Or should one spend 10K to an attorney to have the record expunged when otherwise, a criminal record isn't important to other areas of life? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 28, 2008 - 24 answers

Do I have to pay my roommate's debt?

I'm in a financial pickle due to a bad choice of roommates two years ago. What are my options? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 10, 2008 - 6 answers

GRAND JURY YO!

Do all misdemeanor cases get to bypass the grand jury? Is there such a thing as a federal misdemeanor? I know FEDERAL capital offenses must go before a grand jury and each STATE handles this differently, ie NY both sides and a judge, no grand jury. But I am confused on this process...help, test tommorrow!!
posted by madmamasmith on Apr 16, 2008 - 5 answers

Help with Article

I'm a freelance writer and I am trying to find instances related to the letter of inquiry below I sent to a Virginia magazine. This is a real-life situation of an acquaintence in the state of Utah. I'm looking for contacts, primary sources and attributable anecdotes. I've left calls with appropriate offices and have received no response. Meanwhile, my deadline is looming. Any help would be appreciated. [more inside]
posted by CollectiveMind on Apr 2, 2008 - 7 answers

Small claims court question.

A small construction company did work for a customer. Customer refuses to pay citing not 100% happy. Company disagrees greatly and believes job was well done and customer is being very unreasonable. Company has detailed photographs, a signed contract and wants to go to small claims court to resolve matter. How do we word the answer to the following question? The plaintiff claims you owe $XXXX For the following reasons: How would the hive mind word this? Thanks.
posted by CFMartin on Mar 24, 2008 - 11 answers

Comcast Arbitration Agreement by Customer Inaction

Hidden among various other breathtakingly evil clauses, part 13 of the Comcast Agreement for Residential Services says that if the customer doesn't opt out within 30 days of receiving the dense legalese, he gives up the right to sue Comcast in a public court. But (in clause 15g), Comcast maintains the right to sue the user any time they like. Is this stuff enforceable? YMOMNBAL
posted by East Manitoba Regional Junior Kabaddi Champion '94 on Mar 11, 2008 - 14 answers

Can you help Amish looking for a lawyer?

Can you help Amish looking for a lawyer? [more inside]
posted by mamaraks on Jan 11, 2008 - 14 answers

The best of my recollection, recorded?

How shall I record my best recollection of an incident I witnessed that will very likely be the subject of litigation or criminal proceeding? [more inside]
posted by jet_silver on Dec 3, 2007 - 23 answers

Young White Rapper vs. The Municipal Courts of the Midwest

Is my white rapper little brother being discriminated against in municipal court? [more inside]
posted by thebellafonte on Nov 29, 2007 - 27 answers

Help a poor landlord will ya?

The tenants that I had in my house in London trashed the place and ran out on me leaving me seriously out of pocket. I'm in New York and poor. Anyone had any experience of chasing these things through the courts from another country? [more inside]
posted by merocet on Nov 4, 2007 - 22 answers

the rural juror

How can I find, online, a decision rendered recently by my county court. [more inside]
posted by RockyChrysler on Oct 11, 2007 - 11 answers

Daytime Courtroom Television: What Gives?

"Real" court case TV shows: what's in it for the parties involved, and the legal system in general? [more inside]
posted by Rykey on Sep 10, 2007 - 14 answers

I Fought With The Law?

Is California Small Claims Court an appropriate venue to force a computer manufacturer to honor a refund? [more inside]
posted by Vaska on Aug 13, 2007 - 7 answers

What should i plead in traffic court?

What should i plead in traffic court? [more inside]
posted by nj554 on Aug 10, 2007 - 10 answers

My friend was accused of a crime I don't think he committed. What does he do? What do I do?

My friend has been accused of rape, which I think is absurd. Need legal advice for him (especially from anyone familiar with the U.S. military court system) and emotional advice for me. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 25, 2007 - 30 answers

Executive Branch Power

Why is the presidential administration working so persistently to bequeath extra powers to their likely Democrat successors? [more inside]
posted by jimmyjimjim on Jul 5, 2007 - 31 answers

How do I get money from a shady business?

A shady business, a surprise firing, thousands of dollars up in the air. What have I gotten myself into? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 25, 2007 - 17 answers

What shall I do to bring my dentist to a small court for his negligence, and for how much?

What shall I do to bring my dentist to a small court for his negligence, and for how much? [more inside]
posted by dy on Jun 21, 2007 - 17 answers

Northfield's finest have nothing better to do...

North Chicago suburbs speeding ticket with a CA drivers license. To plead guilty or not? [more inside]
posted by allkindsoftime on Apr 24, 2007 - 14 answers

Should I sue or should I pay up?

Should I sue or should I just eat it? [more inside]
posted by electroboy on Apr 19, 2007 - 8 answers

Looking up the past

How do I get records of a trial from 43 years ago? [more inside]
posted by generic230 on Apr 16, 2007 - 10 answers

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