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Modern Day Cowboy Bounty Men

Hello, I am working on a photography project --hoping to profile a few modern day cowboy bounty men who operate in the West (preferably find people off the beaten path) and who have a strong "cowboy look". Thank you in advance for your help...
posted by mm-ut on Sep 2, 2014 - 5 answers

Looking for books about dirty cops

Looking for books about dirty cops. [more inside]
posted by reenum on Oct 27, 2010 - 18 answers

Release of victim's private records to the defense in Texas

In the state of Texas, who has the authority to release the victim of a crime's records to the defense? [more inside]
posted by xopaigexo on Sep 29, 2010 - 5 answers

Constitutionality of US federal death penalty

How would a more qualified person refute my dumb legal theory regarding the death penalty? [more inside]
posted by East Manitoba Regional Junior Kabaddi Champion '94 on Aug 27, 2009 - 18 answers

Juvenile probation/parol officers...what can you tell me about your profession?

Juvenile probation/parol officers...what can you tell me about your profession? [more inside]
posted by pdx87 on Dec 21, 2008 - 2 answers

Do I *really* have to wear a powdered wig, your honor?

(Law)BookListFilter: I would like recommendations for books accessible to a relatively well-informed (but not legally educated) American reader interested in learning about how legal systems function around the globe. Note that I am not interested in reading about "international law," but rather about different types of legal traditions & procedures, and how law is integrated into and affects its particular society. [more inside]
posted by Keter on Oct 22, 2008 - 9 answers

How much time does being a CASA involve?

How much time does being a CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate for children) really involve? This relates to Seattle/King County. [more inside]
posted by tristeza on Jan 24, 2008 - 5 answers

Why the drop in incarceration for public order crimes?

According to these pages on the U.S. Bureau of Justice site, imprisonment for public order offenses suddenly fell by a third in 2002. Why?
posted by painquale on Jan 12, 2008 - 11 answers

Help Me Avoid the Long Arm of Texas Justice!

I've ignored Texas justice for 23 years. Is it about to catch up with me? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 1, 2007 - 12 answers

What can be done now for Julie Amero?

Julie Amero. Are there ANY concrete actions a non-expert stranger could take to decrease the chance she'll do jail time? [more inside]
posted by lorimer on Jun 1, 2007 - 13 answers

Thou shalt be killed under the right circumstances?

How many people are/have been executed for apostasy every year? [more inside]
posted by mullingitover on Feb 1, 2007 - 2 answers

What restrictions exist an emotional appeals in a court of law?

How far can attorneys go in appealing to a jury's emotions? Is there any restriction, formal or informal, on the use of such tactics? What precedent is there for their excessive use? [more inside]
posted by Embryo on Apr 12, 2006 - 26 answers


When the United States gets involved in litigation before the International Court of Justice, who makes all of the relevant litigation decisions? [more inside]
posted by willbaude on Jun 21, 2005 - 3 answers

Not that I have any, I swear, but is CGI child porn legal?

Not that I have any, I swear, but is CGI child porn legal?
posted by anonymous on Dec 10, 2004 - 29 answers

Moral Calculus.

EthicsFilter: Do you support making what you feel is an unjust law or policy more equitable? [MI] [more inside]
posted by IshmaelGraves on Nov 7, 2004 - 10 answers

Skipped Hearing on Suspended Permit 8 Years Ago -- Now Background Check?

I have a friend (shh) who failed to show up at court for driving on suspended permit. She's never gotten this taken care of because she's stupid, and 8 years have passed. She now lives in a new state, attends college, is really nice (despite being stupid) and is about to get a corporate position that involves drug test + background check. Advice needed. [MI] [more inside]
posted by precocious on Jun 3, 2004 - 17 answers

Legal Question

Legal question time! I hosted a party, and I was charged with Furnishing Alcohol to a Minor, section ORS 471.410, Oregon Law. Problem is, I am not 21. More inside. (Note: Any advice will not be referred as legal guidance.) [more inside]
posted by Keyser Soze on May 3, 2004 - 64 answers

Oregon DUI Issues

My friend is in very bad trouble. We need some legal advice for Oregon, especially in regards to Measure 11. More inside. [more inside]
posted by Keyser Soze on Mar 1, 2004 - 22 answers

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