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Because you may not be found guilty does it mean you are innocent?

A:  No, a wide variety of possibilities exist here. For example, there could have been insufficient evidence for a conviction. No, it means that there is not sufficient evidence to be found guilty. In Scotland they have 3 possible outcomes of a trial... Guilty, Not Guilty and Not Proven. Legally, yes. Factually, not necessarily. Good question. We make much ado about ''innocent until proven guilty'' in a criminal court. But what this really means is that the prosecution bears the burden of providing proof, ''beyond a reasonable doubt'' of guilt. So when a ''not guilty'' verdict is given, it DOESN''T mean that the defendant is INNOCENT. It means that the prosecution was not able to prove ''beyond a reasonable doubt'' that the defendant was guilty. This means that EVEN IF...

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What are the several things that occur when people are in prison?

A:  homosexuality emerges, as does violent behaviour, and other human emotions Day, night, boredom? I guess it depends on how long you are in there for. Things like 3 D televisions, people who have been incarcerated for long periods of time may have never seen these before. monotony must be dreadful For the most part...nothing. Unless you are there for life or 99 years, the main goal is to get out. By joining a gang, or not following the rules, you add more to your time. Basically, you are assigned a job, you find like people to befriend, you chat , play cards and stay out of peoples business. Eat and sleep. And wait. Bending over in the showers to pick up the hairy soap. Becoming ''Mr Bigs'' bitch Gang rape Making a shank out of a toothbrush & a razor blade Addiction to hand-rolled fags...

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If you were the occupant of a home invasion, or have a crook breaking into your house, could you handle the event, and defend and protect?

A:  yup, i could so long as the frllow is not bullet proof i could. I''m armed and know how to handle a gun. As long as the home invaders didn''t get the jump on me, they would all be lying in a pile on my front lawn by the time the cops show up. *I think the answer might be in the question. The right to defend yourself, or property, is a basic human right, which is usually accepted in most courts in civil societies. If someone breaks into your home, even if you are only a guest there but have permission to reside, you have every right to defend yourself, or your property. If your life is being threatened with blunt physical force, you have every right, the basic human right, to ensure your life''s safety. If while defending your life from...

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You hear about the prosecution moving for the death penalty. Can the defense move for the death penalty?

A:  LOL .. NO defense attorney would move to ask for the Death penalty for his / her client .... However; there have been cases of ''Clients'' who represented themselves or spoke on their own behalf asking for the Death Penalty ... But; to fully answer your question ; YES; if the client insisted ..the attorney would have to make such a stupid request ... Yes, in criminal court cases criminals have asked for the death penalty which they are often granted if the state has it legalized and it fits their crime. You don''t need the law to commit suicide. The defendant can do it all by his/her self....

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i ordered a drink that had a sharp plastic piece in it that cut the inside of my mouth. Should i contact the company, corporate, or a lawyer

A:  sharp little pieces of anything can be swallowed and cut into someones throat, killing that someone. LIKE HELL, I''d contact the company! just a thought, but maybe you should just grow a pair? why does everybody need to sue everyone they come into contact with?! http://www.judgejudy.com/submit_case.php If there was no death or horrible, lasting, crippling disfigurement...don''t even bother. If you didn''t go to the hospital, don''t expect a lawyer to do much for you. Did you tell management immediately and let them call for medical assistance? If not, it will be harder to build the case (not impossible, but harder)....

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What is a civil status hearing set by the court in Florida?

A:  In Florida, a civil status hearing is a meeting between the plaintiff and the defendant (with counsel usually present) to try to settle out of court. Sometimes, it is just to keep the judge apprised of the events in the case. Often, though, it is an opportunity for the parties to come to an agreement before going to trial.References:Federal Rules for Civil Cases...

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Can I pay to have an NICS background check done on myself?

A:  According to the FBI, individuals are not able to use the NICS (National Instant Criminal Background Check System) to run background checks on themselves. To use the NICS, you must be a federal firearms licensee or a criminal justice agency.References:FBI: National Instant Criminal Background Check System You can request from the FBI a copy of your NCIC report. It can take anywhere from 12 - 18 weeks to receive the information, and here is the process: Here is the info from the FBI website at: http://www.fbi.gov/hq/cjisd/fprequest.htm Who May Request a Copy of a Record (or Proof That a Record Does Not Exist) Only you can request a copy of your own Identification Record. Individuals typically make this request for personal review, to challenge the information on record, to satisfy a...

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8yr old Step-daughter has accused her biological mother''s partner of Physical Child Abuse.

A:  More important than convincing social services is making sure she''s safe and sound. She should really see a qualified professional so she can talk about what''s been going on. It''s natural for someone so young to feel a certain amount of guilt and shame, and this should be addressed sooner rather than later. As long as she''s with you, she''s safe. Now let her deal with the psychological trauma. Don''t worry about justice; that''ll come one way or another. Make sure she''s whole and healthy, mind and body. Good luck. I assume that you have told all of this to the social worker yourself? The next step if social services doesn''t step up to the plate is to get an attorney and go to court about visitation. The judge will listen to both sides and try to get at the...

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How do i stop an eviction in plymouth, indiana?

A:  Get an order to Show CauseGo to your nearest housing court clerk''s office in Indiana. Ask for help drafting a legal document called an ''order to show cause.'' Ask for a court appointment for a judge to read your order. If signed by a judge, this order will stop you from being evicted until you can plead your case in court....

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Most Americans get paid time-and-half for working over 40 hours a week. Why is this NOT mandatory for all hourly truck and bus drivers?

A:  I don''t know. But drivers shouldn''t be working over 40 hrs at all. Overtime exemptions depend on the benefits or compensations an individual already receives through their job. Here''s a statement on general overtime qualifications or disqualifications: ''However, Section 13(a)(1) of the FLSA provides an exemption from both minimum wage and overtime pay for employees employed as bona fide executive, administrative, professional and outside sales employees. Section 13(a)(1) and Section 13(a)(17) also exempt certain computer employees. To qualify for exemption, employees generally must meet certain tests regarding their job duties and be paid on a salary basis at not less than $455 per week. Job titles do not determine exempt status. In order for an exemption to...