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Speak To Attorney

In a criminal situation, ask to speak to your attorney first before you give a statement to the police. If you believe that you might be considered a suspect at the time of a crime or think that you could be considered a suspect at a later date, make sure you speak to an attorney […]




Racing a horse on public highway illegal

Rhode Island 11-22-11 Every person who shall drive any horse over any of the public highways, for the purpose of racing or trying the speed of the horse, shall be fined not more than twenty dollars ($20.00) or imprisoned not exceeding ten (10) days.




Nun costumes prohibited to those playing dress up in Alabama!

Alabama 13A-14-4 Fraudulently pretending to be a clergyman Whoever, being in a public place, fraudulently pretends by gard or outward array to be a minister of any religion, or nun, priest, rabbi or other member of the clergy, is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, shall be punished by a fine not exceeding $500.00 […]




Ex-cons are prohibited from hosting Bingo, or other games of chance in Pennsylvania!

Pennsylvania 61.901.706(b) Persons who may not operate or play games of chance. A licensed eligible organization may not permit a person who has been convicted of a felony in a state or Federal court within the past 5 years or a violation of the Bingo Law or the act in a State or Federal court […]




Stick ball is outlawed in Bartlesville, Oklahoma!

Bartlesville, Oklahoma 12-92 It shall be unlawful for any person to pitch or bat a ball on the public streets of this city.




Impersonating a town auctioneer is against the law in Rhode Island!

Rhode Island 11-14-2 Impersonation of town sealer, auctioneer, corder, or fence-viewer. Every person who shall falsely assume or pretend to be a town sealer of weights and measures, auctioneer, corder of wood, or fence-viewer, and shall act as such, shall be fined not less than twenty dollars ($20.00) nor more than one hundred dollars ($100).




One may not dye ducks blue and offer them for sale in Kentucky

Kentucky 436.600 No person shall sell, exchange, offer to sell or exchange, display, or possess living baby chicks, ducklings, or other fowl or rabbits which have been dyed or colored; nor dye or color any baby chicks, ducklings, or other fowl or rabbits; nor sell, exchange, offer to sell or exchange or to give away […]




10 years in prison for stealing crawfish in Louisiana

Louisiana RS 14:67.5 Theft of crawfish; penalty A. No person shall knowingly, willfully and intentionally fish or take any commercial crawfish from any crawfish farm, except with the consent of the owner thereof. B.(1) Whoever commits the crime of theft of crawfish when the misappropriation or taking amounts to a value of five hundred dollars […]




Coasting downhill in neutral is illegal in Rhode Island

Rhode Island 31-22-6 Coasting prohibited. (a) The driver of any motor vehicle when traveling upon a down grade shall not coast with the gears of the vehicle in neutral. (b) The driver of a commercial motor vehicle, when traveling upon a down grade, shall not coast with the clutch disengaged.




Butter substitutes must not be served in Wisconsin state prisons

Wisconsin 97.18 Oleomargarine regulations (5) The serving of oleomargarine or margarine to students, patients or inmates of any state institutions as a substitute for table butter is prohibited, except that such substitution may be ordered by the institution superintendent when necessary for the health of a specific patient or inmate, if directed by the physician […]