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RaleighNCDUer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-11-09 03:09 PM
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27. Even if you don't 'agree' to show up, you are still required to go to court.
And if you don't, a warrant will be issued. It is nothing but a formality - but authoritarians are BIG on formalities.
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  -Wait A Damn Minute! I thought it was a citizen's right not to sign a ticket. Solomon  Jun-11-09 11:49 AM   #0 
  - Laws are different in different states. We have to sign them here. nt  onehandle   Jun-11-09 11:51 AM   #1 
  - I'll bet uppitty grandma signs the ticket next time  snooper2   Jun-11-09 11:52 AM   #2 
  - Yeah, elderly women getting tased is hilarious.  EOTE   Jun-11-09 11:53 AM   #5 
     - Oh, she was spry enough to bounce all over the damn place  snooper2   Jun-11-09 12:06 PM   #14 
        - Yes, if it was a 20 year old male doing that, I'd be fine with him getting tased.  EOTE   Jun-11-09 12:19 PM   #15 
        - I'm not a big fan of older women (or anyone) getting tased  reflection   Jun-11-09 01:47 PM   #19 
        - I agree that both acted badly.  EOTE   Jun-11-09 02:31 PM   #24 
           - Yeah, she probably wasn't a threat.  reflection   Jun-11-09 02:43 PM   #25 
        - Ageist and Sexist  MellowDem   Jun-11-09 04:54 PM   #34 
           - I don't think you even know what that means.  EOTE   Jun-12-09 08:59 AM   #39 
              - I think he could have handled the situation better  MellowDem   Jun-12-09 12:30 PM   #41 
                 - If he thought that she could drag him to the highway...  EOTE   Jun-12-09 01:57 PM   #42 
        - I especially like the part  timtom   Jun-11-09 01:04 PM   #17 
        - she only did that when she realized she was in real trouble .... why  Scout   Jun-11-09 01:42 PM   #18 
           - She realized she was in real trouble because she realized  EOTE   Jun-11-09 02:30 PM   #23 
              - Exactly.  Ignis   Jun-11-09 04:42 PM   #33 
        - Have you ever heard of "excessive force"?  merh   Jun-11-09 01:52 PM   #22 
  - I was under the impression that signing a ticket is their way of releasing you.  EOTE   Jun-11-09 11:52 AM   #3 
  - Even if you don't 'agree' to show up, you are still required to go to court.  RaleighNCDUer   Jun-11-09 03:09 PM   #27 
  - Two tihngs lawws are different in different states  nadinbrzezinski   Jun-11-09 11:53 AM   #4 
  - In which case she should have been cuffed and put in the patrol car,  RaleighNCDUer   Jun-11-09 03:12 PM   #28 
     - I was answering to the assumption by the OP that you have a choice not to sign  nadinbrzezinski   Jun-11-09 08:29 PM   #38 
  - Okay. Didn't know different states had laws on this.  Solomon   Jun-11-09 11:54 AM   #6 
  - Signing it proves they actually cited YOU. Refusal to sign usually means arrest.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Jun-11-09 11:54 AM   #7 
  - When I was a cop, it didn't matter to me whether or not someone  Vinca   Jun-11-09 11:54 AM   #8 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-11-09 11:56 AM   #9 
  - True  Crabby Appleton   Jun-11-09 04:58 PM   #36 
  - While a signature is not always required  Dogtown   Jun-11-09 11:56 AM   #10 
  - Yes you have the right to NOT sign a ticket and  OneTenthofOnePercent   Jun-11-09 11:58 AM   #11 
  - The one major news outlet on TV I saw this on totally justified the Police Officers action.  scubadude   Jun-11-09 12:03 PM   #12 
  - Wasn't there any other way SHE could have handled it?  Scout   Jun-11-09 01:02 PM   #16 
     - Yeah, I guess the police aren't trained to be sensitive.  scubadude   Jun-11-09 02:50 PM   #26 
  - There are states where you can be taken into custody if you don't sign the ticket.  rocktivity   Jun-11-09 12:05 PM   #13 
  - Evidently you are unaware  Codeine   Jun-11-09 01:48 PM   #20 
  - You do have to sign, to be released  Taverner   Jun-11-09 01:51 PM   #21 
  - One good reason not to sign.  ieoeja   Jun-11-09 03:36 PM   #29 
  - What state is this law from? nt  Codeine   Jun-11-09 03:57 PM   #30 
  - Texas n/t  ieoeja   Jun-11-09 04:00 PM   #31 
  - Wrong - You are 100 % completely wrong in your interpretation  Crabby Appleton   Jun-11-09 04:41 PM   #32 
  - I really don't know where you been. You must sign the ticket.  david13   Jun-11-09 04:56 PM   #35 
  - You don't have to in NYS. You sign it when entering your plea, guilty or not guilty  OmmmSweetOmmm   Jun-12-09 09:05 AM   #40 
  - Sign ze papers!!  guitar man   Jun-11-09 05:11 PM   #37 
 

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