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Abandoned in GA

A:  You cannot legally change the locks. What grounds would you seek a restraining order? A restraining order will not be issued just because you don''t want him to come back. You can file for divorce and in that process request that you be granted immediate spousal support. There are a number of resources available for people in your situation. Look for a local women''s group - thats always a good place to start. What legal action do you wish to take? Quote: Quote: Ok - ive done some research... as of *right now* it does not appear to be abandonment. If he actually cuts you off... § 19-10-1. Child abandonment; defenses and paternity testing; natal expenses and future support; verdicts, sentencing, and punishment (a) A child abandoned by its father or mother shall be considered to be...

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How long is a term for a judge the constitional courts?

A:  How long is the term of a federal judge in the constitutional courts?  How long are judges of the constitional courts are appionted?  How long are the terms of judges of constitional courts?  How long is the term for constitional judges?  ...

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Justices Limit Use of Race in Placement of Students

A:  Justices Limit the Use of Race in School Plans for Integrati Linda Greenhouse is the most respected reporter of Supreme Court Decisions. ---BBB June 29, 2007 Justices Limit the Use of Race in School Plans for Integration By LINDA GREENHOUSE New York Times With competing blocs of justices claiming the mantle of Brown v. Board of Education, a bitterly divided Supreme Court declared Thursday that public school systems cannot seek to achieve or maintain integration through measures that take explicit account of a student''s race. Voting 5 to 4, the court, in an opinion by Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr., invalidated programs in Seattle and metropolitan Louisville, Ky., that sought to maintain school-by-school diversity by limiting transfers on the basis of race or using race as a...

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Can you trademark a definition or a phrase?

A:  A trademark, as defined by the United States Patent and Trademark Office, is used to protect ''words, names, symbols, sounds or colors that distinguish goods and services.'' Therefore, you can trademark a definition or phrase, as they constitute words, as long as the definition or phrase distinguishes goods or services.References:USPTO: Glossary...

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What was the decision of the majority in the Beauharnais (1951)

A:  No, the First Am. does not protect libel and the statute was not overly broad.  Frankfurter (a German-Jewish émigré), writing for the majority, holds that libelous statements that defame individuals as well as groups are unprotected by the First Am. (although the Illinois statute allowed D to show his statements were true as an affirmative defense to a liable charge—but this is something totally separate from the First Am. issue).  Why is libel unprotected? Because, like “fighting” words, obscenity, etc., libel inflicts injury or tends to incite an immediate breach of the peace. Furthermore, libel has such slight social value in terms of revealing truth that any benefit from constitutionally protecting libelous speech is clearly outweighed by the social interest in...

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Does eminent domain violate the rights of life liberty and property and thereby violate the Bill of Rights?

A:  I believe it is as the original declaration was Life Liberty and Pursuit of Property (not pursuit of happiness) where are you from Depends on who''s claiming eminent domain, and for what. No, it doesn''t. Property can be purchased at fair market value for the public good. Unfortunately, that has been abused in the past, and probably will continue to be abused. Interesting line of argument... but no. The constitution provides that government may condemn land for "public use" so long as "just compensation" is given for the land. Also, "life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness" is found in the Declaration, not the constitution. No. As

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Ayotte v. Planned Parenthood

A:  C-SPAN coverage Decision--First Circuit Court of Appeals http://www.ca1.uscourts.gov/cgi-bin/getopn.pl?OPINION=04-1161.01A "functional equivalent" In PLANNED PARENTHOOD OF SOUTHEASTERN PA. v. CASEY, 505 U.S. 833 (1992), the Supreme Court considered the validity of the "medical emergency" provision and wrote the following: Quote:V The Court of Appeals applied what it believed to be the undue burden standard, and upheld each of the provisions except for the husband notification requirement. We agree generally with this conclusion, but refine the undue burden analysis in accordance with the principles articulated above. We now consider the separate statutory sections at issue. A Because it is central to the operation of various other requirements, we begin with the...

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Why doesn't justice just execute psychopath killers?

A:  democrats oppose killing anybody Unless its an unborn baby Like that psychopath killer Barry George? Oops! Guess that''s why! Better still if the Psychopath has previous violent tendencies and has been let out of an institution with no support, why arn''t the mental institutions charged with aiding and abbeting a known psychopath Hey Gracie...... It cost far more to execute someone than it does do have them spend life in prison. The death penalty is much more expensive than life without parole because the constitution requires a long and complex judicial process for capital cases. This process is needed in order to ensure that Innocent men and woman are not executed for crimes they did not commit, and even with these protections the risk...

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Must we show ID on request?

A:  In article <qqod52p3uh4d8fefkd3rk8gof953v4opm6...4ax.com>, Stan Brown <the_stan_brown...fastmail.fm> wrote:My understanding was that Americans are not yet required to carryidentification. This week''s /Boston Public/ featured a guy who wasarrested because he was "acting suspiciously" (looking at houses in awhite neighborhood at nigh, he being black) and refused to show ID toa cop.(1) Do we have to show ID to a copy, legally, on request? (I''m awarethat as a practical matter it may be smart to do so even if notrequired, but I''m asking about the law.) No. (2) Do we have to identify ourselves, on request? Yes. Seth Stan Brown wrote: (1) Do we have to show ID to a copy, legally, on request? (I''m aware that as a practical matter it may be smart...

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Background/name check for I-485

A:  As far as I know, there is no way to expedite a name and background check for an I-485. These background checks have caused lots of problems for thousands of people, but they are considered necessary and not something that the government will budge on. If the checks take an unreasonably long period of time, they may be the opportunity to sue the USCIS and force them to make a decision. However, unless something has drastically changed over the past couple of weeks and I missed it, there is no form or method to use to expedite. Sometimes contacting a local Congress person may help push things through. In such cases, USCIS takes the position that there is no time limit to the length of time it can take to process an I-485 Application, since Adjustment of Status...