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False information on Florida Criminal History Report, can I sue the state?

You might be able to bring suit to correct an erroneous criminal history report as a claim for declaratory or injunctive relief, something that is not barred by governmental immunity. It is probably, ...
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Why isn't there financial safety if I am arrested illegally?

sweden The Act (1998:714) on compensation for detention and other coercive measures establishes a right to compensation from the Government for those who have been detained for more than 24 hours ...
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Why isn't there financial safety if I am arrested illegally?

I suggest this is a political outcome, based on the belief that giving police more power helps society. People are extremely surprised when they have to interact with the legal system how punitive ...
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Why isn't there financial safety if I am arrested illegally?

The answer is basically, "because the law isn't fair". Arguments that this is a 5th Amendment taking or that there is some other reason that you have a right to compensation have been ...
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Governmental liability for accidents at intersections without traffic lights

germany There are rules to determine who can drive into an intersection and who has to yield to other traffic participants. The precedence of rules are first police officers or other authorized ...
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Governmental liability for accidents at intersections without traffic lights

united-states is the mayor of the city accountable for the lack of installation of the traffic light at that corner, especially given that adjacent intersections do have traffic lights installed? No....
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Governmental liability for accidents at intersections without traffic lights

No You are expected to obey traffic rules when there is no traffic signal. Expecting every intersection to have a traffic signal is not realistic. Expecting outside agents to be responsible for ...
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Governmental liability for accidents at intersections without traffic lights

It is inconceivable that any single act or omission could be deemed the sole cause of all accidents occurring in the location. I can think of many accidents, the cause of which would have no ...
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