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Constitutional Law Lawyers In Proctor Texas

Proctor is an unincorporated community located in Comanche County, Texas, United States. According to the Handbook of Texas, the community had an estimated population of 220 in 2000. It is situated along U.S. Highway 377 in eastern Comanche County, approximately twelve miles northeast of Comanche. Thomas O. Moore established the community in 1872. The settlement was moved to its present site in the early 1890s to be on the route of the Fort Worth and Rio Grande Railroad. Briefly known as Camden, the name was soon changed to Proctor. During the early twentieth century, Proctor flourished, but began to decline by the 1930s. The community is now home to around 220 residents. Although Proctor is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 76468.. Public education in the community is provided by the Comanche Independent School District.

What is constitutional law?

Constitutional law attorneys handle cases involving the construction and interpretation of federal and state constitutions, including individual rights and governmental powers. Constitutional law cases can involve issues like First Amendment rights -- such as freedom of speech, press, and religion -- and the checks and balances on authority among different branches of government. Most of the federal constitutional rights are found in the Bill of Rights, that was created originally as a limitation on the action by the federal government, but many of those rights are also applicable to the states through the Fourteenth Amendment.

Answers to constitutional law issues in Texas

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There are two different types of warrants that may be issued:

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The Miranda decision relates specifically to the rights of a criminal suspect after he has been detained by the...

Bail is typically set by a magistrate or a judge who considers the seriousness of the offense and the likelihood of...

In certain kinds of cases, lawyers charge what is called a contingency fee. Instead of billing by the hour, the...

Gambling is subject to legislation at both the state and federal level that bans it from certain areas, limits the...

After conviction and sentencing, a defendant has the opportunity to file an appeal of his sentence. If the conviction...

Students have certain rights depending on whether they are attending a private or public school or university. A...