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INTERROG/REQ FOR PROD

I been sued for small claim court. small claim court has dismissed the case already but plaintiff went to circuit court (appeal). I received a "INTERROG/REQ FOR PROD" from plaintiff (Under Tennessee ...
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Is abuse during custodial interrogation grounds for suppression?

I assume that a custodial interrogation that involved the use of "torture" would be suppressed by any U.S. court. But I can't find a law that clearly defines custodial practices that would constitute ...
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“Right to silence” for witnesses in Norwegian law

I know that the Norwegian Criminal Procedures Code §90 gives a suspect the right to refrain from testifying against themselves. There's this Norwegian fictional story where a group of friends witness ...
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Are you allowed a lawyer in this situation?

I saw a video of a police interrogation on Youtube where first the officer reads the detainee his Miranda Rights which includes he had the right to have an attorney present during the interrogation, ...
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Obligation to respond to written interrogatories requesting personal information

I received a letter form an attorney, resembling this template. (Header of that template for posterity): SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA COUNTY OF BLAH PLAINTIFF'S NAME ) ...
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What is the opposite of argumentative?

From Wikipedia: Argumentative is an evidentiary objection raised in response to a question which prompts a witness to draw inferences from facts of the case. ... For example, if a lawyer ...
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Does the Right to Counsel require qualifications?

In the U.S. the Constitution has been interpreted as requiring that anyone arrested be allowed, at their request, to consult with a lawyer before being questioned, and to have one present during ...