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HOA meetings transcripts

Florida enables recording of HOA meetings: FLORIDA STATUTE 718.112(2)(C) states: Board of administration meetings.—Meetings of the board of administration at which a quorum of the members is ...
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What legal action can be taken against a very careful “snake oil salesman?”

I have a particular product in mind, but more generally if a company sells a product that people are given to expect will perform a certain function (eliminate mosquitoes, for example), is there any ...
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How to answer a job application with a sealed record

How would you answer these questions if your misdemeanor been sealed. Have you ever been arrested? Have you ever been convicted of a crime ?
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How dangerous is it for British lawyers to give advice on Law Stack Exchange?

How risky is it for people to self-identify as legal professionals and answer questions here? In Britain, precedent such as Chaudry v Prabhakar – 1989 can make British lawyers reticent to give ...
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If you were dangerously operating a vehicle, would you see death (of yourself or someone else) a possible outcome because of your actions?

If you were dangerously operating a vehicle, would you see death (of yourself or someone else) a possible outcome because of your actions? If not then why?
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Why would Twitter not be able to flag / annotate / censor any content it sees fit?

https://kateklonick.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/DRAFT-EO-Preventing-Online-Censorship.pdf As I understand it, the 1st amendment is to protect 'free speech' from government censorship, not platform ...
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Premise Liability in Texas for apartment complexes

So it is my understanding that as a tenant in an apartment building or rental home, a lease also guarantees the tenant the right to expect a certain level of safety and security. You should be able to ...
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Can a Grievance/Complaint Be Retracted?

During an acute mental health episode last year, I emailed my department chair complaining about the "tone" of some of my former professor's communications, accusing her of triggering my anxiety. (The ...
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Selling a home acquired via a beneficiary deed in AZ [closed]

I acquired a home via beneficiary deed and need to sell or move in as i am now paying 2 mortgages. What are my options if i wish to sell? What are my options if i wish to move in? Do i need to put ...
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Detaining a suspect with a knee to the neck

Context: https://www.cnn.com/2020/05/26/us/minneapolis-police-encounter-death-trnd/index.html Assume I am arguing for the police officer Derek Chauvin: If the suspect is handcuffed and in a prone ...
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When moving from abroad, can a US citizen ship his belongings to the US before purchasing his plane tickets?

I am a US citizen who has lived abroad for the past decade. My wife (a non-US citizen), has been offered employment in the US, and is currently awaiting her H1-B visa. We plan to fly to the US as ...
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Neighbor's landscapers leafblowing detritus onto my property

Situation: Two adjacent properties in Oregon Problem: Neighbor's landscapers leafblow leaves and other yard detritus (sticks, lawn clippings, etc) under our fence into my yard. Question: Does the ...
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CC-BY-NC (or CC-BY-NC-SA) technical tutorials

This question is about using material under non-commercial licenses, rather than distributing them. There are quite a few technical tutorials out there that are licensed under non-commercial CC ...
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Why some fraud is more easy to convict than others?

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8344189/Lori-Loughlin-Mossimo-Giannulli-plead-GUILTY-college-admissions-scandal.html This "fraud" seems reasonable. Parents want to put kids in better school. ...
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Can I put a song title in my novel?

I know that for put a song i need to pay for it, but what if I put a song title in my novel like the title of a chapter (example: "21st Century Schizoid Man") or the name of a character (example: "...
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Is any attempt to access restricted information on the web considered an attack?

This article reports that a person who "gained access to the admin portal by simply altering the website’s URL" is now under investigation by FBI for "exploiting personal information". I want to ...
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Other tenant is unreasonably complaining about my use of shared spaces and landlord is siding with him

I know this is a bit of an immature situation. I sublease a portion of a home and share certain parts like the kitchen, bathroom and hallways. Another tenant has continually been complaining to the ...
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What are the implications of the new executive order regarding social media?

As I understand it, Trump is planning to issue an executive order that claims some social media platforms are violating the Communication Decency Act Section 230 by not acting in good faith, and as a ...
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Downloading free software directly from my website

is it legal to have free softwares like VLC and Chrome to be download directly from my website? where the user would click o the icon for VLC for example and get the installer download without having ...
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Is it generally legal to develop and provide of API-compatible software services

Is there a legal issue when providing API-compatible services? By API-compatible services, I mean developing systems and providing solutions to customers that mimic other existing cloud computing ...
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It is legal to play unlisted you tube videos (my own channel ) on exoplayer with custom control

I want to create an app which will play my youtube channel unlisted videos using exoplayer ( Custom controls having No any Logo or trademark of YouTube ). And what is the best Alternate way to do ...
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Trespassed on accident, was told they weren’t pressing charges

So I wandered into a place that I didn’t know was private property and the police found me as they patrol the area and it was daylight and told me i was being put on a no trespass notice for the area, ...
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GDPR/right of erasure and online marketplaces/payment platforms

I am in the early stages of designing an online marketplace platform for professional services. In the context of specifying what happens when a user hits the "delete account" button, I am considering ...
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Would the classic South Park song describe incest in Virginia?

As best as I can tell, Virginia law prohibits many (though not all) incestuous marriages with gender-specific nouns only (§ 20-38.1): (a) The following marriages are prohibited: ... (2) A ...
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Is there any limit on how much bonuses can be given before filing for bankruptcy in the United States?

I read on https://www.cnn.com/2020/05/26/investing/hertz-bankruptcy-executive-bonuses/index.html (mirror): Hertz paid out millions of dollars in bonuses to its executives just before its bankruptcy ...
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Multiple payee check/draft and endorsements (UCC)

Assume an insurance company Payor makes out a $40,000 check or draft Payable to the order of parties A and B and C, where C is the mortgage company on the insured property. The back of the check ...
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Is missing a single payment on a loan a crime?

Is it a crime to take out a loan with no intention to repay? Take this scenario. Someone misses a single payment on a loan. It was proven that they intended to miss the payment. Does this count as ...
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Ohio Lease Firearms Clause Eviction

I currently reside in Ohio as a CHL/CCW licensee. I've recently moved into a community with a strict firearms clause that simply states that a firearm must be unloaded, fully encased, and carried in ...
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Would it have been legal to step in and prevent the death of George Floyd? (Interfere with arrest to save a life)

I know this is a viral topic right now but I don't mean to ask it simply for the sake of hype and controversy. I am genuinely curious about it. If this question isn't appropriate here, please advise ...
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company in Ireland with exact same name as a company in Australia offering same service

ie and .co.uk domain name for a company I am starting in Ireland. However I found out that there is a company in Australia that has the same name but under a .com.au domain offering the exact same ...
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How to encourage landlord to fix retaining wall

I am located in Colorado, USA. We own a house that has a rented home behind it. There is a retaining wall between the two properties. We have checked on the county assessor's website and the ...
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GDPR - Personal data

I've read the definition of "personal data" and I still can't understand it clearly. For example I have a youtube account and create a comment, is this comment now considered my personal data? If that ...
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Use of GPL licensed code in commercial software [migrated]

I have created an library (A) that uses several other GPL v2 or v3 licensed libraries (B,C,D) which, I am not the author of. I am only the author of A. Can I license library A under a GPL or a dual ...
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Targeted SMS invites to use an app

Here is my idea. Sign up for an app using your phone number You get prompted to have access to your phone contacts to show you who else is on the app We take your contacts not on the list and store ...
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How to write a contract that guarantee someone's ownership of a part of a software developed by him and others?

I want to hire programers without direct money but by guarantee to them that the software will be in their ownership .. In the other hand guarantee the secret of the app idea and codes .. How to make ...
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Can a child release his own work into e.g. the public domain?

I (15 years old; living in Germany) write software now for ~four years and wondered whether I can release it into the public domain or under some free software license without having to ask somebody. ...
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Why do we need lawyers in the Judicial system?

Law is supposed to be known to all citizens. It is also assumed (implicitly) that it is correctly understood: Ignorance or misinterpretation is not an excuse before the judge. So why are we required ...
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Is it true that only people who own properties in Karnataka can make an agreement of sale in Karnataka?

I am planning to purchase a plot in Karnataka. Currently I have no properties in Karnataka and I'm a Keralite. I heard that in order to make an agreement with the plot owner, I need to have some ...
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Using The Great Seal of United States in a Virtual Theme Park Game

I plan on do a recreate of my favorite theme park as a Virtual Theme Park as a game enter image description here one of the attraction sign has the great seal and I am wondering can I use before I get ...
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In Washington state must a doctor report things that happened in the past?

Are Washington state's mandated reporting requirements triggered if a doctor discovers that their adult patient had been abused in the past? What if there are no longer any 'protected populations' at ...
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Copyright limits of a Collective Work

Let's say an organization asks a panel of volunteer judges to select the best short stories of the year. The judges select a set of stories, which are all available for free by a CC-BY creative ...
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What happens if you call the police to report another police officer?

For instance, if you witness a police officer committing a crime or police brutality, would calling the police or 911 lead to an immediate response against the first officer?
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CAN-SPAM laws regarding mass emails to local government officials

I've a web developer who's been asked to set up a webpage which allows website visitors to send a pre-written email to a certain politician in our local government. The user would just fill in their ...
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How does a requirement to wear a mask infringe civil liberty?

I come from a scientific background, so wearing a mask is second nature in a laboratory & clinical settings: I am biased because I do not want to infect patients or inhale pathogens. That being ...
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Possible problems with obtaining F-1 visa [closed]

I am from a third world country who is possibly moving to US soon for studies. There is a funding provided by school and there is an acceptance so the only thing left is getting a visa. Let us assume ...
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Product experience in 3D VR/AR

Let's imagine the case I offer to see a 3D sportscar (Ferrari or any sportscar brand), and you can explore it in my own programed VR/AR web-visor. The customer is not buying the product (the 3D model ...
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Can I name my app using the name of a long defunct company?

I am working on an app and want to name it Vidmark. Apparently, this name is the name of a long-defunct company (since 2001). Could I get into trouble using this name?
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Is it legal to distribute, in my .NET app, the interop contract (reference) from a third party COM DLL?

When you reference a COM DLL (xyz.dll) in Visual Studio, it creates a interop contract (file interop.xyz.dll) that is used to "communicate" with the DLL. It is usually embedded in your software. If ...
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How can I inquire about some one else's border crossing history in Canada?

Googling about accessing information about traveling and border crossing history in Canada, I could only find information about how can one, access the information about SELF history of border ...
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American father seeking child support and child vistitation information for child in Brazil

I am an American that has a 4yo child in Brazil. The mother and I do NOT get along to say the very least. The mother was mad because she wanted a relationship and I told her I did not but I would ...

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