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Which security is the social security number about?

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At what point does combining integrated circuits yield something patentable?

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GDPR: Do I have to IP log "every" login for a customer?

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Is "not committing a crime" sufficient consideration?

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Is the China balloon breaking any laws?

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Work time when unable to work due to power outage (germany)

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Typo in end date of a contract

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Statute of limitations in the USA

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What are the possible copyright and other legal issues faced by an individual in the US running a Mastodon server?

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Can a Lower Court Claim to be "Smarter" than the Supreme Court?

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How do I find out if I still have citizenship in a country (Romania)?

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Is there a general definition for "with good manners"?

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How can a finding of suicide (on the death certificate) by the Office of Chief Medical Examiner be legally contested in the City of New York?

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Are the loans on subreddits r/borrow and r/simpleloans even legal? [duplicate]

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What is the legality of webscraping reviews from Goodreads?

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I have copyright of a precious notebook that its thief bequeathed to a museum that refuses to give me back the notebook. What is my recourse?

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Is evidence of defendant's racism unhelpful in a defamation case involving accusations of cheating in sports?

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Can a company own intellectual property created off the clock?

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I bought a bottle of spirits with the security tag intact. Have I committed theft?

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Can private text messages be considered defamation in Canada? [closed]

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Must medical providers/businesses give a copy of a patient's medical record to the patient if the patient requests it in France?

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Claiming a copycat version of a well-known, out of print board game is similar to the original

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Loan contracts with very high interest: are they even legally binding?

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Can salaried employees be forced to attend meetings without being able to charge the time?

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Can "agreeing not to know anything" be enough to constitute "knowledge" of a waiver?

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Denial of a motion to compel arbitration

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Who owns a copyright of a work that is found to be infringing? For example Warhol case that SCOTUS heard

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(European law) Lawyer threatened to open case of theft against me for keeping company laptop during bankruptcy proceedings [closed]

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Is monetizing a piano video playing others' sheets illegal?

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Can a State exploit the 11th Amendment to bypass Diversity jurisdiction?

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How much violence is legally permitted to defend property?

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What happens when the law changes?

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Can a software include a list of deities/gods?

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Substitute of Bible when sworn in court

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Selling Reading Guides For Novels

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Is it legal to scan a copyrighted book for personal use?

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Is not stopping for a damaged car wing mirror counted as a hit-and-run?

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Intentionally using old company address

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Do contracts have to be equal in terms of the amount of information shared?

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Is it legal for ProtonMail to suspend access to your email until you pay for subscription periods that haven’t yet elapsed or for you’ve not had use?

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What fiduciary responsibilities do real estate agents have for a buyer?

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Can attorneys act as privacy proxies for a business transaction and conceal the identities of their clients?

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Nokia G10 Android kernel source code availability and GPL request procedure [closed]


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