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According to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court is every war between nations a "genocide"?

In the UN's Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court you'll find the definition of genocide, Article 6 Genocide For the purpose of this Statute, "genocide" means any of the ...
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PLLC protection still intact if using personal credit card for expenses

Would using a personal credit card to buy things for a single-member PLLC risk weakening the protection it offers over personal assets, or is it fine as long as proper accounting is maintained? It ...
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Is it legal for my boss to require I take the covid 19 vaccine?

I'm from South Africa but we basically follow British/USA law so answers from any of those jurisdictions will be fine. I work in digital marketing. But my boss doesn't want us to work from home. ...
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Can a KY landlord make tenant responsible for a broken front door?

Imagine you try to leave your house one day and find that your front doorknob, which has always been sticky, finally gives up the ghost and you can't open your front door at all. Naturally, you ...
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How to make an indie app to "belong" to the legal company?

Lets say I have a created an app that I now want to start a company for. Company will be a 1-person company who's only product will be this app. What will define what from now on the app's ...
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Is "My Cousin Vinny" dismissal actually possible?

In the 1992 film My Cousin Vinny, at the end of the trial when it's abundantly clear the prosecution will lose, at least that's the conclusion the filmmakers want the audience to surmise, Trotter ...
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Is taking a screenshot or photograph of e.g. a third person's ebay's account as evidence legal?

Alice and Bob live in a flat together. Bob mentions to Alice, that he is buying and reselling merchandise but not reporting it to the tax office, because he does not want to register a business. One ...
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Can I sue someone for false refund dispute claim

I did freelance character design work and comic pages for someone for almost a course of 1 year. He would keep ordering when a piece is done and sometimes would order multiple pages that would take me ...
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Is it legal to refuse an offer for real estate which is above the asking price, when there are no other offers by the published due date

A house in California is for sale with asking price of X . A buyer engages with an agent and finds out in writing that offers will be accepted until a certain date. A buyer submits a formal written ...
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On what grounds is it not considered a crime when the police try to intimidate someone into (falsely) telling them what they want to hear?

In many, many cases, police who question someone (be it an interrogation for a crime, questions at a point of entry, etc.) will try to intimidate them into answering a certain way. This is ...
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Is it legal to not have a surname in Wisconsin?

Is it legal to not have a surname in Wisconsin? Note that I am not American and have no clue where to start looking for the answer. I met someone who claims she doesn't have a surname (her parents and ...
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Is the case for consensual sexting between an Adult and Minor across countries prosecuted?

I am asking for a dear friend of mine, and it's an hypothetical situation. Hypothetically if a male (23) living overseas (say in Italy) involves in sexting with a girl (17) living overseas (say in ...
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Are slander and defamation the same thing?

@Dave One of the elements of slander is publication of the falsehood. The fact that people believe the falsehood and take action based upon it is part of the damages element in a slander case. Forming ...
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Is piggybacking on a licence from an artist illegal?

Let's say YouTuber #1 decides to copy a song from a band. They ask and get a license from them to do a remix. Could YouTuber #2 ask for permission to copy their remix to Pitch raise it and get away ...
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Is there any way to save a Facebook post as a third-party evidence in court?

Is there any way to save a Facebook post as third-party evidence to use in the court room? I need an authentic way of saving it, where the judge and juries will not cast question on the saving ...
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Is it legal for non-US citizens (or lawful permanent residents) to volunteer to US non-profits from their country?

There is a reading service for the visually impaired (part of an 501(c)(3) non-profit, that also provides medical services) that accepts recordings from volunteers who read remotely. Thus state/...
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Is it a crime to attend the Olympic games after a diplomatic boycott as a civilian if you're a diplomat?

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/africa-decision-not-boycott-beijing-093000132.html African countries have ignored Washington's call for a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Winter Olympics, instead ...
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How does GDPR Art. 14 apply to large scale B2B data transfer

Article 14 of the GDPR appears to require any data controller to inform the data subject when a business to business transfer of personal data occurs. Business to business transfer of personal data ...
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Telecom providers embezzlement India and Consumer protetcion Act 2019, India

According to telecom regulatory bodies of India, the connection for any Landline/Broadband or mobile should be close within 7 days of connection closure requests given by the customer, but one Telecom ...
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Can a hairdresser sell my hair without consent

Can a hairdresser sell my cut hair to, for example, someone who creates a wig or uses it as a fertilizer without my consent? Is there a difference between these cases? The hair's taken out of the ...
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Is Simplex noise still patent protected? (What is "anticipated expiration"?)

According to the Wikipedia page on Simplex noise: Uses of implementations in 3D and higher for textured image synthesis are covered by U.S. Patent 6,867,776, if the algorithm is implemented using the ...
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Under the GDPR in Germany, is a privacy-policy required when not tracking any personal data whatsoever

I have a small static personal website, where I publish some technical articles and my personal CV. Do I need to include a privacy-policy if: There are no (third- or first party) tracking services ...
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Bypassing trademarks by changing words if a name is a combination of multiple words

It is possible to avoid trademarks by changing them slightly, such as replacing words if a name is a combination of multiple common language words? I have seen various media (video games, films) re-...
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Legality of SCCs for US Based Data Processors in Accordance with GDPR [closed]

My current organization is building a product that will be a backend data processor for app developers. We will collect personal data from their (the app developer's) customers. We will be marketing ...
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Dealing with expert opinions

Every Economist who is consistent with their discipline subscribes to the subjective theory of value; how does a Judge who wants to be consistent with Economics and coincidentally also is a B.A in ...
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Website URL & blog name - Trademark

I have a plan to create a general blog related to technology and internet marketing and I have chosen the name "LearnIT" and while registering the domain name I found there is already a ...
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Could a country be formed in Antarctica if the new country didn't sign the Antarctic act?

If somebody left their country with a few hundred or even thousand others, took supplies and all materials needed to start there, could somebody form a country in Antarctica? The first answer is ...
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Under GDPR can a company give out the demographics of employees e.g. ethnic background without anonymising it?

If a client asks for the demographics of a company's employees e.g. female to male ratio or ethnicity. Does this have to be anonymised so it is compliant with the GDPR or can the names be revealed?
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What legal restrictions are there on creating NFT's?

Creating, or minting, non-fungible tokens (NFTs), involves calculating the hash of a digital file and creating a token containing that hash on a blockchain such that only someone knowing the private ...
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Can I use forum posts related to user to analyze them?

I would like to create an app, which would make analyses based on user behaviors, posts, comments. I can gather those data from sites, forums because e.g twitter and so are public websites, they are ...
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Did Djokovic receive judgments from Australia's Federal Circuit Court, then Federal Court, more speedily than average?

I quote Paul Daly, University Research Chair in Administrative Law & Governance at the University of Ottawa (Faculty of Law, Common Law Section). Educated at University College Cork (BCL, LLM), ...
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Restrictions on For-Profit Businesses Operating Similar to Non-Profits

Let's say an individual wanted to create a for-profit corporation in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as they have evaluated the non-profit/tax-exempt options and they do not fit the business model ...
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Is there a contract, or was this offer not accepted?

Mr E orders a cake for his wife's birthday at a bakery on his street. On the bakery's window, a sign is up that says, 'Today's special offer! Any customised cake for £50!' Mr E orders a customised ...
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Are projects produced as pre-conditions for employment interviews sole work or work-for-hire?

It is a somewhat common practice to ask prospective software development employees to produce small-size projects which perform according to certain specifications. If the spec is not a run-of-the-...
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Privacy Policy and CCPA - selling of personal information

I would like to know if the following scenario is considered as "selling personal information" according to CCPA: Scenario: Have a subscription based web application. For payment have an ...
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How long should I wait for a Data Access Request in Ireland

A few weeks ago I made a Data Access request to an Irish company I've been doing business with for just over 10 years. I've not received any sort of response - not even an acknowledgment of my e-mail. ...
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Libel - imaginary situation: Name of Subject not at first known

X writes a malicious statement about Y on the internet, for instance accuses Y of a crime. Real name of Y isn't known at this moment of time, but it becomes known later. Does this still qualify as ...
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Using Chromium Embedded Framework is free for commercial or needs to obtain a licesen? [closed]

I want to develop an app and need to use Chromium Embedded Framework (CEF) to display websites. CEF behind the scene is using Google Chromium engine so I think we may need to check the license of that ...
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Is a non-poaching clause enforceable if the employee resigns first?

I worked for a company called Widgets Inc. There, I hired Bob, who turned out to be a great employee. Since I have left, Bob has become unhappy at Widgets Inc and is going to resign, he asked me if I ...
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Intellectual property with hiring minor as software engineer

I'm currently running a startup in California, and I'm looking to hire a few minors as paid software engineering interns. Since minors are unable to sign contracts, will I run into any issues with ...
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Can you patent natural things?

Can you patent simple things that exist in the world naturally? By simple things I mean like a neem stick toothbrush or Turmeric power?
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DMCA Takedown: How to respond to counter-notice & Defendant disclosed my info and about DMCA takedown request on online community, is it legal?

Is it legal to publicly disclose the information of received DMCA takedown request including user information of requester? Currently, I have filed a DMCA takedown request to a company for infringing ...
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Can shop staff search your bag when you are selected for a random rescan?

(UK based). My question refers to the situation where you are using the "scan as you go" system in which you scan items and pack them into your bag as you go around the shop, and pay at the ...
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Is a certificate from a car dealership legally binding or can they unilaterally change the terms?

The car is purchased new from authorized dealership in New York State in 2014. To sweeten the deal, the dealership gives a certificate to buyer a certificate for free oil changes for as long as you ...
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Can I Force A Rent Deduction? [closed]

Moved in September 2021. Before move in, but after lease signing vandals hit the unit destroying doors, all window and door coverings. Landlord stated he would fix these after I moved in. Never ...
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Can you trademark the appearance of a word?

Can you trademark the appearance of a word? For a common word such as "sky", a trademark will only be granted for a very narrow set. That's what I was told, but what about the appearance of ...
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Is It Legal For Amateurs To Investigate Crimes / Cold Cases?

As someone who is not a member of law enforcement, I have an interest in possibly investigating unsolved crimes and cold cases near me, including missing persons. I am in Michigan, in case ...
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Penalty for not giving sufficient notice of termination

Suppose someone in the United States has signed a contract promising to give his employer a certain amount of notice (say, one month) before terminating his employment. If the employee decides to ...
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Enforcement of foreign court orders in the USA

Can non-US court orders against US entities be honored/enforced in the US? Say if I sue a Californian company in a New Zealand court (which happens to assume its jurisdiction) and win some monies, ...
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What is "Intention to relinquish U.S. Citizenship"?

I was a Sri Lankan citizen who acquired US citizenship via naturalization about a year ago. This automatically voided my Sri Lankan citizenship. However, I got to know that I can apply to resume my ...

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