Exclusionary Rule 1) Evidence 2) collected or analyzed 3) in violation of the defendant’s constitutional rights is sometimes inadmissible for a criminal prosecution in a court of law 4) in order to deter future 4th Amendment violation. – Good-Faith Exception: “When the police act with good faith or isolated negligence, the deterrence rationale loses much of its force and exclusion can not pay its way.” – Must weigh […]
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Contracts Outline Contracts What is a Promise? Contract – A contract is a promise or a set of promises for the breach of which the law gives a remedy, or the performance of which the law in some way recognizes as a duty. 1 Promise – A promise is a manifestation of intention to act […]
The transition from parent to a grandparent is extremely exciting, especially for those who have been anxiously watching and waiting for their own children to have children. However, not all families offer a normal, nuclear dynamic. From divorce, abuse, or premature death to normal interfamilial arguments, plenty of unfortunate events can stand in the way […]
Estate planning and the role of last wills and testaments is a popular topic of conversation among members of the baby-boom generation. You might think you know a lot about last wills and testaments, but the answers to the nine most commonly asked questions people have about them might surprise you. 1. What are last […]
For a court to take most actions on an issue that is in dispute, either party in a case must ask the court to decide on that issue. When a plaintiff, prosecutor, or defendant asks the court or judge to rule on a specific issue, that request is known as a motion. Legal motions are […]
Unfortunately, some immigrants try to cheat the system in order to gain entry into the United States. The United State Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) appreciates whistle blowers who report fraud. Here is how to report immigration marriage fraud. “Anonymity & Whistleblower Protection” United States citizenship is very valuable and some applicants try to leap […]
Degree of unreasonableness and unfairness of a contract or deal prompting a court to modify or nullify it.
Legal principle where a court will modify or nullify conditions of contract placing one party at the other’s mercy.
After a divorce, child custody issues often force ex-spouses to deal with one another on a semi-permanent basis. Once custody matters have been settled, these two individuals must periodically meet to discuss the terms of their agreement and exchange their children at changing points between their fixed custodial terms. For instance, one ex-spouse might meet […]
There are currently tens of thousands of part-time pizza delivery drivers employed in the United States alone. Most of these individuals are students who can barely afford car insurance. While pizza delivery can be a relatively lucrative operation in certain areas, most part-time pizza delivery drivers can hope to make just a few hundred dollars […]
Some attempts to file bankruptcy end unsuccessfully. In fact, bankruptcy judges routinely dismiss Chapter 13 bankruptcy petitions for several common reasons. To avoid a costly and time-consuming mistake, familiarize yourself with these reasons for dismissal before you commit to hiring a bankruptcy attorney. If you've misrepresented your income or the value of your assets, the […]
1. To nullify an contract by means of mutual agreement. 2. To officially abolish a law.
To abrogate, annul, avoid, or cancel a contract; particularly, nullifying a contract by the act of a party. See Powell v. Linde Co., 29 Misc. Rep. 419, GO N. Y. Supp. 1044 ; Ilurst v. Trow Printing Co., 2 Misc. Rep. 3G1, 22 N. Y. Supp. 371.