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I have a question regarding telephone conversation recording

I have a question regarding telephone conversation recording lawsJA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: I am in VA but my office gets calls from various statesJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Not yet but I have a complaint from a customer on an unrelated matter and we have a recording the substantiates our claim but do not want to enter that as evidence if it will cause any legal liabilityJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I would liek to know if the VA 1 party law applies or the callers 2 party law applies *like

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I live in Massachusetts. I had a case that the state Supreme

I live in Massachusetts. I had a case that the state Supreme Judicial Court did not choose to hear. The state of MA has a law 151B, that states my criminal background can not be used against me because I have no convictions. an employer used my background against me and the state Civil Service Commission and the State Appeals Court both said they were able to do so. My question is how do I fight the state that made a Law and refuses to uphold their own law?JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Massachusetts. But Mass General Law 151B states that my background of non convictions can't be used against me in a job interview and that is what the employment decision was based on. they even have the recorded admission in the Civil Service hearing.JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: I had an attorney who helped me get to the State Supreme Judicial court, but they wont hear the case.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: just trying to figure out how states can make laws and then not uphold them.

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I'm following a civil federal case, the judge is to rule on

I'm following a civil federal case, the judge is to rule on a request to dismiss the case from the defense , is there a mandatory rule for judges that they have to decide within a certain timeframe , the judge has not answered for many months

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RobertJDFL

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My attorney failed to include the evidence I provided that

My attorney failed to include the evidence I provided that supports my claim of being supervised and given a job title of Manager.If you look at my trial brief, I can clearly understand why the judge ruled the way he did, because there is no evidence. The attorney speaks about it in his brief, but he did not attach any evidence.Questions:Can I file a claim in federal district court?Can I appeal based on this excerpt from the DLSE website?:Even where there is an absence of control over work details, an employer-employee relationship will be found if (1) the principal retains pervasivecontrol over the operation as a whole, (2) the worker's duties are an integral part of the operation, and (3) the nature of the work makes detailedcontrol unnecessary. (Yellow Cab Cooperative v. Workers Compensation Appeals Board (1991) 226 Cal.App.3d 1288)

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I have a few different actors that are part of a bigger

I have a few different actors that are part of a bigger effort against me - and 1 of them has taken action and i want to get an injunction, in MA, to stop them from using my business name, my copyrighted i.p. (a book), at / as-the-basis-for - an event in early feb 2017.they took my customer information they stole from my online db, and they are using my physical tokens they converted to their own and will use them at the event. they are charging money for attending their event. these people had a lease with me to use my i.p. but it was terminated, and they're trying to steal my business, my 20-books, my trade secrets 9also being used by them), replicating my business and organizational structure 100% (they admitted it to 2 people), while libeling me among the industry.i want to get an injunction in MA to stop my terminated lease holder from using my i.p. etc. at an event in feb 2017.i live in nc, and one of the main actors, who send me letters of extortion (hand over your i.p. and your business or we'll sue you into the ground and take it).my question is, can i sue in nc courts against everyone of the 10 people involved and ask for an injunction against the MA event, or do i have to go to the MA District court and ask for an injunction to stop the event from running?I have 30 page complaint in draft form and 50 pages of exhibits proving the racketeering extortion conversion of leased property and libel activity against me over the last 2 years, and of the event being run and my i.p. being used, and with the same old business name of mine they used while under lease (was terminated in july 2016 for non royalty payment).where do i put in the complaint to stop them from running an actual event using my i.p. - MA or NC ?this is copyright infringement too - criminal since i have a valid copyright of the work being infringed on in commerce. does that require me top go to federal court in MA ?

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I am the defendant in a federal court case in NY. The

I am the defendant in a federal court case in NY. The plaintiff lied in their complaint - is there a way to force them to verify their complaint? If I file a verified answer and counter claims - will it force them to verify their accusations (which are false)?

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Curious on how much I owe on a repair to my car that

Curious on how much I owe on a repair to my car that resulted in destroying the engine? The shop admits fault and still wants me to pay for the repair that ended up creating the problem.JA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location. Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: I am in Texas, but the car broke down in Colorado and is in a shop there.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Not even sure what to ask.

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I had the misfortune to be under the "care" of the Oklahoma

I had the misfortune to be under the "care" of the Oklahoma dept. of corrections for 3 yrs. I was treated very wrongly on a serious health care matter. Way below ACA standards and their own ops and protocol. I can prove malicious intent. I can prove that when I asked and paid for certain records AND nursing practice ops that they work under, I was given a shell of what I requested.. In fact they cut and pasted out 2/5 of it. I,ve got grounds for a tort clain in federal court. I've got exhibits galore. What I need Is damages. I've got to prove a number. They really violated my rights and I suffered greatly. They can short me all they want to untill it comes to health. I was bleeding a lot from my colon. please advise

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My Employer breached my Union Contract and each time I take

My Employer breached my Union Contract and each time I take them to Court they remove my case from the Superior Court and place my case in the Federal Court. What can I do?

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John

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