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68 votes
2 answers
48k views

Why are lawyers typically excluded from juries?

30 votes
7 answers
12k views

Can I booby-trap my property against police?

25 votes
2 answers
2k views

Are there any remedies for abusive or insulting behavior by agents executing a search warrant?

21 votes
7 answers
5k views

When does silence imply consent?

19 votes
3 answers
2k views

How is it constitutional to require defendants to pay for counsel?

18 votes
5 answers
5k views

"Innocent until proven guilty" doesn't apply to bail?

17 votes
1 answer
2k views

Is there any remedy for unnecessary insult by police in the course of their lawful duties?

17 votes
3 answers
2k views

Does the Right to Counsel require qualifications?

15 votes
3 answers
3k views

Does the New York State Governor have the authority to impose fines?

14 votes
5 answers
2k views

Why do court opinions list multiple layers of citations?

12 votes
3 answers
5k views

Does killing witnesses before trial suppress them?

11 votes
3 answers
7k views

How is the "permanent deprivation" element of theft proven in practice?

11 votes
2 answers
9k views

Does handing keys to police under duress constitute consent to search?

11 votes
1 answer
619 views

Does volunteer photographer own copyright?

10 votes
1 answer
1k views

Can I teach those careless kids a lesson and destroy their ball?

10 votes
2 answers
266 views

Are the relative levels of fines and imprisonment disproportionate?

10 votes
1 answer
2k views

What happens if you tell the court you are not satisfied with your attorney's representation?

9 votes
2 answers
2k views

Are opening and closing statements part of the record?

9 votes
5 answers
2k views

What resources are available to a pro se litigant?

8 votes
2 answers
2k views

How can "factual" intellectual property be protected?

8 votes
2 answers
1k views

Do immunity agreements really work?

7 votes
1 answer
683 views

How do lawyers find expert witnesses?

7 votes
3 answers
7k views

When can "exact change" policies be enforced?

7 votes
3 answers
857 views

Why *must* a defendant be present during a criminal trial?

6 votes
4 answers
597 views

Can contracts include irrevocable terms of imprisonment for breach?

6 votes
3 answers
626 views

Can you keep illegal information?

6 votes
2 answers
1k views

Why don't lawyers keep a queue of contingency cases?

6 votes
1 answer
1k views

Must a minor be given access to his parents if requested when detained by police or a school?

6 votes
2 answers
604 views

Police misconduct: Who could be charged?

6 votes
3 answers
1k views

Does attorney-client privilege protect a client who lies about his attorney?