158 Answered Questions for the topic law
What is attorney-client privilege?
The real question
Hypothetically speaking.. can someone get in trouble for taking money from the person that stole from him?
Once a court issues a child support order, can the amount of support that is paid be changed?
Where can I find docs on lawsuits filed against a government agency?
While doing some research on my free time I came across an interesting article that had referenced a (public?) document of a lawsuit filed against the NSA. Due to the number of trolls on the net... more
How is the amount of child support calculated?
What are taxes for since law forbids printing of money?
I'm wondering for a long time if people complain about taxes, why they let the government collecting it while it has the authority on supply of money through monetary policy? This looks for me like... more
What is common law
What is civil law compared to common law?
How is child support collected if the person responsible for paying it moves to another state?
Law Formula Question
What does: On average (since 1 year ago), it takes 115 days for a case to close means?
What should I be looking for in a law school?
During feudalism in Europe, was one's allegiance to the lord more or less important than the allegiance to the king?
So, let's say your feudal overlord is rebelling against the king. Who do you owe your allegiance to, the lord, or the king? It's best to fight for the one who's going to win, obviously, but what... more
Why was the judge not entitled to judicial immunity?
In regards to the case: Yoder v. Workman, 224 F. Supp. 2d 1077 (S.D. W.Va. 2002), Why was the judge not entitled to judicial immunity?
What is the difference between attending an ABA-approved law school and a non-ABA approved law school?
What are the differences between petty offenses, misdemeanors, infractions, and felonies?
What policy arguments do people make in favor of legalizing marijuana?
I am not asking why people want marijuana legal, I am asking what arguments people make that legalizing marijuana would be beneficial to a society?
Imposition of property taxes in California?
After California became a U.S. state in 1850, land taxation was one of the factors that bankrupted the Californio ranchers. Apparently, it had not existed in the native, Spanish, nor Mexican... more
What happens to a loan(s) after death?
What would happen if a person were to die with a car loan and a student loan? The car loan being with a bank and the student through US gov't. Does that liability get transferred to family or is it... more
In medieval Europe, were children born in an annulled marriage automatically illegitimate?
I know that under modern laws (even within the Catholic Church), children born in a marriage that is later annulled are still considered legitimate, because they were born of a putative marriage.... more
How were blacks excluded from juries in the US southern states in the 1930s?
As I am in the process of re-reading Harper Lee's *To Kill a Mocking Bird*, I did a bit of elementary research on the subject of jury selection in Alabama. I discovered that in the *Scottsboro... more
How could people access the database of new laws and upcoming bills before the government started posting them on the internet?
Currently, the government posts upcoming bills and newly passed laws to their online database, but before that, how did people find out that new laws were passed or might be passed? Some people... more