How to Use Council, Counsel and Consul Correctly?

Answer What is in a word? A whole lot if you believe that each word has its own meaning. Words that can sound the same but be spelled differently and have different meanings are called homophones (sound t... Read More »

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What is a consul general?

A consul is an office of an international government working on foreign soil. These departments are secondary to a main office in that country, usually an embassy. A consul general is the person in... Read More »

What was Florida's law regarding free consul for the indigent?

Confederacy. (Confederates when referring to individuals)

When does right of counsel begin?

In 2008, the Supreme Court ruled in the case of Rothgery v. Gillespie County, Texas, that a defendant's Sixth Amendment right to counsel begins at his first appearance before a magistrate judge whe... Read More »

What does competent counsel mean?

When a person is put on trial in the United States, he is granted the privilege of competent counsel. Also known as competent legal counsel, this means that the individual has the right to have an ... Read More »