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Does law enforcement tell police officers where DUI checkpoints are? I mean for officers that are OFF duty then. We all know the answer...

A:  I am sure they do, but then again there are some by the books type cops out there, so u never know. I use to party with police officers back in the day and they would get drunk and drive home. They are pretty dirty. absolutely/they all have radios with them regardless.but why bother knowing? 95 percent of the time an officer will drop them home,i was raised by one good policeman. and a friend is one..he agrees a lot more training is needed, plus it is 100 percent political. what city?all over.small towns the worst..thanks for asking That only works for local jurisdictions when the police or sheriffs know everybody. Do you think in a large urban area, police are going to know all of their fellow officers cars by site? But I''m with you on this one, if they stop a fellow officer, do you...

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In your Opinion, is the Primary duty of an Attorney, to Speak for their Client?

A:  1st listen to all facts 2nd make a judgement 3rd charge for consultation and describe a fair assessment 4th in needed to proceed and advise client of expected cost 5th win the case (or refund the money, all of it)...

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Need help with my situation, please?!

A:  And this is why we have attorneys. I recommend getting one. contact a women''s shelter...you need more help than you can get on AB. The next time you get locked up; ask for a lawyer. Tell the lawyer the story. It will be a legal aid lawyer provided to you free of charge. If you convince them that you are a battered female I presume, they may be able to do something about it. Dont plead guilty to anything, take all charges against you to trial. If you have the picture evidence and text messages from him that are threatening save them as they can be used as evidence at trial. Do not take a plea bargain, let a jury deciede your guilt or innocence. Go to the court house and speak with a court...

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If an admitted murderer completely feels no remorse for their crime, do they deserve the death penalty?

A:  It depends on the reason for the murder. If it was a serial killer or a bank robber who murdered someone for pleasure or profit yes. If it was a parent who murdered someone who raped their child and felt no remorse. well.... I think there is such a thing as justifiable homicide. In most of the civilised world whether or not they deserve it is irrelevant because there is no such thing as the death penalty. They would be the best candidate for the death penalty because they have zero chance to ever be rehabilitated & rejoin society. Not feeling remorse COULD be a sign that the person would continue to be a menace to society if released. Maybe not if it was a ''crime of passion'' (e.g. wife kills abusive husband). If the person is still a threat to society then maybe life-imprisonment or...

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How do you change your last name later if you didn''t at the time of your wedding? See my comment. Thanks!

A:  You just go down to social security and to the DMV and fill out the paperwork and bring your marriage certificate. I got married July 2nd because my husband was switching to active duty in the military. I didn''t change my name because we were keeping it on the DL until we could plan a big public ceremony that will take place in a year or so and I planned on changing it then. However it''s just driving me nuts that I''m married and people call me ''Mrs. ''my dad''s name'' lol. I''m very proud of my husband and his name and I want to legally change my own now. Any ideas how I can do this? I live in NY by the way. Thanks!!...

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Do UPS drivers lose their jobs if they are arrested for a DUI?

A:  UPS maintains strict rules with severe punishments--often leading in termination of a person''s job--especially when the matter is in regard to alcohol and other substances that may affect an individual''s function as a driver. UPS holds unannounced testing for alcohol on all their drivers. The UPS Management Guide states that if the testing results are positive, the driver is considered ''medically disqualified'' by the medical review officer and will be dismissed from his job immediately.References:Ensuring Solutions: UPS Management Guide The question does not limit the DUI incident to on -duty situations. The question would also need the answer to a non job related arrest for DUI..a more likely scenario. UPS drivers are union members..I doubt that an off

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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 all the evidence is...

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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 apply, an employee’s...

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How much do they pay as a state witness in Boone County court in Madison, West Virginia?

A:  The West Virginia State Code allows payment of $10 to $20 to any witnesses in Boone County court in Madison, West Virginia, just as in other courts in the state. In addition, witnesses are entitled to 15 cents per mile for traveling to the court, plus reimbursement of any tolls. However, witnesses in grand jury proceedings or those appearing before a justice of the peace are not compensated.References:West Virginia Legislature: West Virginia Code Section 59-1-16...

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Does this constitute shoplifting under Scot''s law?

A:  First, I am surprised that Tesco had 8 security guards on duty. As for your question, the crime of shoplifting is complete once you move an item with the intent to steal it. Most of the time a security guard will wait until you leave the store to apprehend you. This is because proving intent to steal is difficult otherwise. However, removing security tags is certainly evidence of an intent to steal....