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Illinois Standard Marital Interrogatories

Illinois Supreme Court allows for up to 30 questions to be asked in Interrogatories. However it's not clear what constitutes a question. The Standard form appears to have 27 questions, but there ...
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Do you have to answer questions in English when pulled over?

When you have been pulled-over when operating a vehicle on public property (i.e. a highway), do you have to communicate with the officer in English in (Arizona) United States of America? I understand ...
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Can I ask a cop, “What happened?”

Around 10pm, I see red and blue lights through my window. I look outside, and I see 7 cop cars (and a bike) in front of my house. There are 8 cops standing around in a circle, laughing -- I'm ...
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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 on direct ...
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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 ...