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  • On October 28, 1967, a scuffle during a routine traffic check escalated into a gun battle that left Newton with a bullet wound in h ...peals Newton was sentenced in 1981. He was charged with additional weapons violations in 1985 but was acquitted by a jury in 1986. After being paroled on the ear
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  • ...were bombed. Drivers of the black car-pool were arrested for minor traffic violations, and insurance on the cars in the pool was canceled until King located a bl
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  • ...<span>[[Civil Rights|civil rights]]</span> violations, interstate gambling violations, <span>[[Fraud|fraud]]</span> against the government, and the assault or ki ... of Interior, Immigration and Naturalization Service, and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
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  • ...cy, the National Highway Safety Bureau, later renamed the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). NHTSA was given a mandate to establish and e ...and stronger side doors. These auto safety standards significantly reduced traffic fatalities. Between 1968 and 1979, the annual motor vehicle death rate decr
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  • ... commonly used in various courts&#x2014;such as a probate, matrimonial, or traffic court&#x2014;that is served upon an individual to notify him or her that he ...hment for failure to appear. Citations issued by police officers for minor violations are typically only admissible for a criminal action that is based upon the
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  • ...Lesser offenses, such as traffic and parking infractions, are often called violations and are considered a part of criminal law. ...te continues in effect for crimes that were committed prior to its repeal, violations committed prior to its repeal cannot be prosecuted or punished after its re
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  • ...ll vehicle search if the defendant is formally arrested, the issuance of a traffic citation does not justify the considerably greater intrusion of a full-fled ...usually argues for leniency. For lesser offenses, such as misdemeanors and violations, sentencing may immediately follow the verdict.
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  • ...he cost of monitoring their compliance with the terms of the order. Curfew violations can result in the revocation of probation or termination of the pretrial re ...sive force in subduing an African-American motorist following a high-speed traffic chase. In re Juan C., 28 Cal. App. 4th 1093, 33 Cal. Rptr. 2d 919 (Cal. App
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  • ...m Wright]]</span> a Democrat from Texas, was being investigated for ethics violations. Georgia Republican <span>[[Newt Gingrich|Newt Gingrich]]</span> backed the ...Angeles. Dixon was well aware that the city needed a solution to its major traffic problems, and high-speed public transportation seemed to be a good answer.
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  • Mapp was charged with violations of <span>[[Obscenity|obscenity]]</span> laws, prosecuted, convicted, and se ...o the <span>[[Good Faith|good faith]]</span> exception to Fourth Amendment violations established in ''United States v. Leon'', 468 U.S. 897, 104 S. Ct. 3405, 82
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  • ...1971), the defendant, Preston A. Tate, was unable to pay $425 in fines for traffic offenses and was committed to prison to work off his fine at a rate of $5 a ...n be cumulative. For example, if a person refuses to pay the fines for ten violations, that person can be incarcerated for one hundred days (Ky. Rev. Stat. Ann.
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  • ...kickbacks&#x2014;or rebates, as they were then called&#x2014;to a railroad traffic manager named Paul Morton. The commission's findings embarrassed the presid ...tory institutions; and a corrupt practices act to safeguard against voting violations. Harmon's signature was also attached to a model <span>[[Workers' Compensat
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  • ...n|subject matter jurisdiction]]</span> include tax, probate, juvenile, and traffic courts. ...or is authorized to remove them from office, but only for ethical or legal violations. This is because the power of the judiciary is separate from and equal to t
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  • ...t from the courts of general jurisdiction; some examples are probate, tax, traffic, juvenile, and, in some cities, <span>[[Drug Courts|drug courts]]</span>. A ...ts, contracts, unpaid debt, and <span>[[Civil Rights|civil rights]]</span> violations. Courts of general jurisdiction do not have subject matter jurisdiction ove
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  • ...otor vehicles and parts; trafficking in contraband cigarettes; white slave traffic; restrictions of payments and loans to labor organizations; embezzlement fr ...02. "Checklist of Acts Which Constitute Racketeering Activity; Federal Law Violations." ''American Jurisprudence.'' 2d ed. Extortion Sec. 120.
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  • ...Customs officials could enter the homes of colonists at will to search for violations of customs and trade laws, and suspicionless searches were carried out agai ...e suspicion is usually used to justify a brief frisk in a public area or a traffic stop at roadside. To possess either probable cause or reasonable suspicion,
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  • ...tes. Cases tried in special, limited-jurisdiction criminal courts, such as traffic court or misdemeanor court, may be reheard in a general-jurisdiction trial ...espect to offenses committed within the city, such as traffic or ordinance violations. In other states these courts are called police courts and are not presided
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  • ...s within this category and handles typically minor matters such as traffic violations. Courts of general jurisdiction, also known as superior courts, handle majo
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  • ...tates was completed in 1844. Originally used as a way of managing railroad traffic, the telegraph soon became an essential means of transmitting news around t ...epartment]]</span> allowed AT&amp;T to settle a lawsuit alleging antitrust violations because of its monopolistic holdings. AT&amp;T agreed to divest itself of i
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  • ...air navigation facilities; developing and operating a common system of air traffic control and navigation for both civil and military aircraft; and developing ... the use of the airspace. It also provides for the security control of air traffic to meet national defense requirements.</p>
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