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Does creating an account or making a purchase apply consent for all marketing communications?

Many companies I have registered with or interacted with sign me up to their email newsletters without my providing my consent. For example, I created an account using my email and hired a bike from ...
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What does it mean to test the law?

UK Parliament passed a law recently in an attempt to block a no-deal Brexit. Government representatives keep saying that the PM will "test the law". Which seems to be different from "breaking the ...
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Manipulating YouTube videos in mobile application

We are trying to build Android and IOS applications that use YouTube API. In my applications, we will get videos from YouTube, then we will manipulate (accelerating, slowing down, playing only certain ...
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Original Jurisdiction of the Supreme Court via congressional abrogation of Sovereign Immunity

In United States v. Georgia the U.S. Supreme Court held that Title II of the ADA validly abrogrates sovereign immunity under the 11th Amendment. A Title II Plaintiff may name a state or one of its ...
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Is downloading a non-copyright paid video course illegal?

I have found an online video course that the user is selling for around $200, and it says on the website that the course is copyrighted in the footer. However, I have checked everywhere online but ...
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Can an employer reprimand an employee for posting negative reviews on social media?

If an employee posts on social media that a company is bad to work for, can they get fired or reprimanded for it? What if they gave specific examples, like how the employer reduced their wage without ...
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Use of names on public records

I understand that by leaving blank the space asking for an author's (legal) name but indicating the author's pseudonym that the two names won't be linked and thus the correlation will not be made ...
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Increased speed limit and decreased speed limit signs located ~1/3 mile apart on opposite side of road. When is it legal to increase speed?

Sorry for the confusing title, this is kind of hard to describe. I just moved to western MA. In my new town, there is this road where on one side, the speed limit goes from 40 to 30, but on the other ...
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Does receiving a stipend for participating in GSoC constitute self-employment?

I participated in Google Summer of Code and received a stipend from Google. I worked with volunteer mentors associated with free/open source projects not associated with Google in any direct way. ...
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Can former residents of Ontario drive in Ontario with a foreign license?

Under HTA 32(1), No person shall drive a motor vehicle on a highway unless the motor vehicle is within a class of motor vehicles in respect of which the person holds a driver’s licence issued to ...
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University dorm serving meat with vegetarian food

I'm a college student and a vegetarian. I've noticed in the last year and a half that the dining hall department sometimes serves vegetarian food on the same platter as meat food, and I let the staff ...
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What is the correct way of discharging contract when parties can't agree on shipping?

When selling stuff on TradeMe, one way of specifying shipping options is "To be arranged". That is, seller can skip researching shipping options/costs and only worry about it once the item is ...
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How inherited Property Assets Split in a Divorce in Ontario, Canada

I cannot find any detains on how Ontario law Deals with the splitting of assets in a divorce. I am specifically interested in if their are any exemptions to inherited family property (a farm owned by ...
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How many legal wives does Winston Blackmore have?

On wikipedia it says Winston's father only have one legal wife: Anne Mae was the first of Ray's six wives, and the only wife he was legally married to. Winston's father only have one "formal wife", ...
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Could libel have legal action taken if the would be defendent was using a VPN that goes to another country?

Normally, if someone writes libelous material about somebody online, they are traced by name and/or IP address. But, let’s say there are neither. So, someone wants to accuse someone of using meth on ...
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Checking out products for “free” [duplicate]

I added products to my digital "shopping cart" worth $700, I was going to pay for it and I'd filled in my adres and completed the form, however the site immediately directed me to the final phase of ...
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Is it legal to advertise private paid labor over academic email?

Is it legal for a public university employee to advertise private paid labor over an academic email sent to other university employees? Would this issue be university-specific, in the US, or is there ...
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Is it legal in England to use adjacent road to move building materials to your property?

I'm in this situation. Builders coming to my street (small cul-de-sac) to move bulky building materials to a property that is located on neighbouring street and its garden backs onto my street. They ...
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As an employer, can I compel my employees to vote?

Obviously an employer absolutely can't require employees to vote for any particular candidate (or even to vote for any candidate rather than spoiling their ballot), but if it was included as a clause ...
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Encryption key disclosure laws?

The UK's Investigatory Powers Act 2000 can force suspects to decrypt encrypted data or face two years in prison. What happens if an individual's private encryption key is managed by someone else ...
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Do firefighters contitute a legislative power?

According to this article ref here, ref here, ref here and ref here: ...History has just been made, as the first legislative body in the country officially announces their support for reopening ...
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What can i do if my GDPR requests are being ignored?

I have requested my personal data removal from one shady company that has gotten to my email somehow. They said they've complied, but i am still getting newsletters from them. What can i do as a ...
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Is there a specific term than “Provisions Relating to This Agreement”?

Because isn't pretty much everything in an employment contract a "provision"? Even if Employment Contracts use the vague "Provisions relating to this Agreement", I still want to know if there's a ...
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Where online can I find real employment contracts for free? [on hold]

I'm asking about complete existing or past employment contracts in North America or England and Wales, not templates or parts. Google unveiled merely contracts from some company called Moxian (Hong ...
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What harm can my parent do with posession of my legal documents? [on hold]

I, a legal adult, am being evicted, and will live by myself away from my parent. My parent currently possesses most my legal documents, originals - some I may not even know I have. I intend to claim ...
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Must employer give 2 weeks work if work is shift work and employee gave notice

I work for a company that periodically asks employees what their availability is and assigns shifts based on that. The calendar with the shift information is about at it's end and a new one hasn't ...
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How to understand submission deadlines and reporting regulations of the European Securitisation Regulation?

I am currently reading through the Reporting Instructions for securitisations which states for non-ABCP securitisations on page 7: Information on the underlying exposures for non-ABCP ...
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moving to dismiss a count in an amended complaint although “answered” in the original complaint

Hypothetical scenario: Plaintiff files a complaint having three counts A,B, and C. Defendant files an answer to counts A,B and moves to dismiss count C for failure to state a claim. On Plaintiff's ...
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What's the difference between a single solid white line and a double solid white line?

What's the difference between a solid white line and a double solid white line on the United States? I read on https://www.wwinjurylaw.com/blog/2016/november/can-i-cross-over-the-solid-double-white-...
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Are standard apartment leases' hold harmless clauses legally enforceable?

I happened to be looking through a new apartment lease and saw the following clause: HOLD HARMLESS FOR GUESTS. To the fullest extend permitted by law, Residents agree to defend, protect, indemnify, ...
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Can I post email correspondence between myself and my apartment community Property Manager online?

I live in a fairly upscale apartment community in a major city in Florida. I've been having major issues concerning building security and another matters that I tried to address with our property ...
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Independent contractor, feeling like an employee - Will California's AB5 change my classification?

I have been an independent contractor in California for a number of years with a business. Some of my tasks include graphic design, ad creation and management, search engine optimization, product ...
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Deceased Parent's Unclaimed Property [on hold]

My mother passed away back in 2015 and we went through probate, and were named the executors and personal representatives of the estate via court documents I'm not too sure why this wasn't found by ...
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Is it legal to hire someone to witness a situation (i.e. workplace bullying)?

I'm hoping to get some insights about the legality of hiring a witness to gather evidence. This person would be an unaffiliated third-party that simply listens in on a co-worker conversation from an ...
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Export compliance and iOS

I want to release my first app to Google Play and App Store. I have a question about Export Compliance issue. Since I didn't even know this is needed I am struggling. I already posted a similar ...
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Can a business put a specific cancel-by date into a contract?

I attended a gym in Michigan and canceled my membership on 8/28/19. I paid month to month and was under no long term contract. Even though I moved and haven't visited the gym since 8/17/19, I'm being ...
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What happens to lawyers' fees in a split contingency case?

Suppose a client is on a split contingency arrangement, so that the client pays X dollars up front, plus a contingency percentage that's less than the customary 33 1/3%. Suppose that the case goes to ...
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Teacher license laws

As a teacher, am I bound to a 30-day notice if I never have signed a contract for the past 3 years for the position I am currently working? I have another job offer which requires me to give a 2-week ...
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Can MetLife Override Intestate Succession of Pre-Deceased Beneficiaries

My grandma has a Life Insurance policy that she started around 1983 with Horne’s (now Macy’s) until 2003 when she retired. The names Beneficiaries were my dad and grandfather (her husband). Both are ...
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What would happen if Protagoras v Euathlus were heard in court today?

So, I was browsing Wikipedia today, and I came across this article, detailing a lawsuit in Ancient Greece. Basically, what had occurred was that a man, Protagoras, had entered into a contract with ...
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LLC change contract dispute

We entered into a work contract with an outside contractor who has not completed their scope of work but want compensation. The contract was written with our old LLC name which is no longer active. We ...
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What are the legal implications of the director and witnesses of the person who forged the signature?

While my husband was traveling on business out of state, under time pressure he pushed my naive 24 year old son to take a legal document requiring my signature (without my prior knowledge or consent) ...
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Living will to euthanize me in a Phineas Gage/Tila Tequila situation?

There are fates which scare me more than death, more than permanent comas or disability, more than amnesia or dementia. It's suffering brain damage which would render me abhorrent to my former self. ...
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tampering with food and drink

Is it illegal if someone put something in an ice maker at work. I brought it up to someone and we KNOW who did it. And can prove it. But there was a metallic taste to it and was stuff floating in the ...
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How do I write an agreement between a token issuer and token bearer?

I'm making a decetralized blockchain app that lets users create tokens and sell them to other users with the agreement that the issuer will repurchase the tokens at the bearers demand. So its pretty ...
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Is it possible word a contract such that it brings in all the features of registering a company?

I've just understood the concept of writing a contract. It is just an agreement between two people written on the paper and signed by all the parties involved. So, if it is possible to write contracts,...
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How can I determine how and who legislates drug laws? [migrated]

I would like to know what process is involved in justifying the prohibition and or control of a substance and how this varies from country to country. For example, opiate based pain killers are a ...
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Where can I find references for UK rental/tenancy law?

I'm moving out of my flat and my letting agent insists I give them the keys before they do the check out inspection. I'm really uncomfortable with that - I've had landlords and agents try to keep my ...
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Are there successful ways of getting out of a reverse mortgage?

My father in-law took out a reverse mortgage several years ago. He later passed away. It wasn't until after his death that we learned about the reverse mortgage. He died approx. 4 years ago this ...
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Ability to Assist an Injured Officer (USA)?

Related Suppose Bob is walking down the street, and finds an injured LEO, who is attempting to shoot a third person, let's call him Charlie. The officer is too injured to complete this action (can't ...

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