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Leave Germany for few months after having registered

I am a an Italian university employee in Munich. I have rented a flat until the end of November and I did the "Anmeldung" in the offices of the burgeburo. Now I need to leave Germany for 4 months due ...
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Gun regulation Australia [on hold]

If I recall Australia increased regulation of its guns after a mass shooting. This seems to be at odds with the vast majority of the United States gun ownership laws. It also concerns me what might ...
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Can a website incur liability for linking to a funding campaign for a lawsuit against it?

A large website that hosts user-created content has recently announced that they are redacting links to a fundraising campaign for a lawsuit against it "under direction from [their] legal team." Is ...
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Does nulidad de pleno derecho cause effects ex tunc?

spain Does nulidad de pleno derecho1, 2 cause effects ex tunc? 1: I don’t know the translation. 2: See also art. 6 of Real Decreto de 24 de julio de 1889 por el que se publica el Código ...
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Is replacing a failed part with a faulty design with the same part considered a repair, in the EU

I am wondering about a situation that used to happen with the 2011 series of MacBook Pros. At one time, they all started to fail, one after the other. The root of the problem was identified and well ...
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Would a hypothetical anonymous musical be artist in violation of Spotify's Terms of Service?

In Spotify's Terms of Service (specifically, Section 8: User guidelines, Statement #8.22 of https://www.spotify.com/us/legal/spotify-for-artists-terms-and-conditions/), Spotify states that in ...
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Can the racial/ethnic makeup of a company be used in a discrimination case?

Suppose a company is made up 100 employees, and that 75 of them are from the same ethnic background or race, say Jewish, or black. The company is in an industry that has nothing to do with that race, ...
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Volunteer Labor Union in New York State

In the state of New York, is it legal for a group of volunteers to form a labor union? If not clearly legal, is there anything that prohibits a labor union of volunteers? Clarifing edit I am ...
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Can a president be evicted from the White House?

Currently, there are impeachment investigations going on for the POTUS. Lets say the POTUS is formally impeached and Trump is removed from office. However Trump refuses to leave the White House on ...
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Legal status of corporate nondiscrimination policies

I work for an organization that has a standard nondiscrimination policy. They state that they are an Equal Opportunity Employer and list about 20 protected classes on the basis of which they ban ...
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Legal contract vs agreement made through email and facebook messages

An agreement is made in California with my sister and another person through emails and facebook messenger that the person will be taking the year long lease but only until December. After December my ...
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Renouncing Moroccan citizenship

What can a Moroccan do to renounce their Moroccan citizenship? I have no ties or any affiliations with Morocco nor have I ever been happy to be one, and I despise it. I wasn't even born there in the ...
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What is the legality behind landlords throwing away tenants belongings UK?

Me and my housemates have started having issues with our landlords, where they will dispose of any utensils left on the kitchen worktop or in cupboards without being cleaned. Before moving into the ...
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Signing a contract where some agreement is mentioned but not disclosed?

I got a termination contract that should be signed by 3 parties - me and 2 others. Basically, it is about the termination of initial contract. Thing is some specific agreement with id number is ...
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Is an auto-submitting form GDPR/DPA-compliant?

TL;DR is a form that automatically submits itself, even after the user has closed the window, GDPR-compliant? An organisation I am part of has an online form on their intranet for reporting incidents ...
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Copyright on a artwork based on a tutorial

I'm not asking about a specific case, but I'm interested to know about the general principles that would cover the following scenario: A CGI artist makes a tutorial on how to design and make a ...
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Is anonymous analytics data subject to GDPR?

I am reading the definition of "personal data" here https://gdpr-info.eu/issues/personal-data/. My understanding is that GDPR comes into play when information is about personal data. Let's say there ...
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Are online cryptocurrency mining frauds legitimate? [on hold]

I saw many fruad cryptocurrency mining frauds like startminer, genesis-mining, 99mining, bitcoingpumining, and jetmining. They say if you purchase for a membership, then you can earn cryptocurrency ...
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What kinds of sanctions would be applied if you wrongly invoked the Fifth Amendment?

Under the Fifth Amendment, one might say at a hearing, "I refuse to answer on the grounds that it would incriminate me." Suppose the subject matter were embarrassing, but not necessarily criminal. ...
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Can I serve claim by email, if defendant agrees to email back to confirm reception?

I'm actioning against a car dealer in GTA in ON. I can drive to it and serve them in person, but of course I prefer email — I don't want to go back to the "scene of the contractual breach and tort"! ...
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Is there any law that requires private companies to divulge the information they know/posses about you when formally requested?

In the U.S., Is there any Federal or State law that compels private entities to hand over the information they have about the requester? If there is, what would be the penalties for not complying with ...
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Would it be copyright infringement to use a name of a D&D spell/creature in an unrelated game?

If I were to create a video game with mechanics and a story that are divorced from D&D, but still used a name like "Eldritch Blast" for an attack move, is this still infringing on WoTC's IP? ...
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Are international US REU candidates considered “independent researchers” under B-1/B-2 visa category?

US REU programs sometimes accept "self-funded" international students. Such international candidates do not receive any financial assistance from the host university but participate in research. ...
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Does NH Criminal Law RSA 627:4 II-a mean a person could legally brandish a firearm if they feel they are in imminent danger of deadly force?

Typically among most states, brandishing a firearm is not only illegal, but is frowned upon as a tactic to scare away a potentially forceful criminal since the state would deem that the person ...
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USA, why the trial decision based completely on jury?

Watching the series about O.J. Simpson I was wondering “why in almost every case the decision based on jury?” and I personally think that this case is a good example to cast doubt of that legislation ...
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Could a Doctor Refuse to Treat a Patient in an Emergency?

Suppose a man commits a hate crime against (Hypothetical Church), and in the midst of the crime, the man is critically wounded by the police and rushed to the hospital. Suppose there is only one ...
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How do you pronounce and hand-write the symbol §?

How do you pronounce and write by hand the symbol §, which is used extensively in legal writing? And what do you call the symbol? For example, "#" is called the number symbol or hash. "&" is ...
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Is Java (JRE) still free for commercial use? [migrated]

United States here. I have a client that I would like to build a small suite of Java 8+ applications for to be installed on their office desktops and servers. This requires the Java Runtime ...
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Isn't paying overdue taxes an indirect admission of guilt?

People are strongly advised to pay taxes due, regardless of how old they may be. But wouldn't it seem obvious that paying taxes due years back would be somewhat of an admission of guilt? You are ...
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Is DDoSing (attacking) a website dedicated to criminal child-sexual-abuse legal?

There still exist some illegitimate, or even inhuman websites doing these: Commit child sexual abuse, distributing the records and selling them to earn money Maltreat and slaughter non-insect animals ...
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Petition to Discharge [on hold]

I new to find a great/good lawyer in Hinesville Georgia who can help me to file a petition to discharge to close out an estate. An also a quick claim deed.
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How Could the Winklevoss Twins Have Legally Prevented Anyone from Stealing their Facebook Idea

Please give me legal, black-and-white answer. Winklevoss Twins say someone stole their idea for Facebook and Judge awarded them some millions. But how could have Winklevoss Twins protected ...
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Is it legal to create an alternative implementation of proprietary game server?

There are various multiplayer MOBA or MMORPG games, that have no publicly available documentation for their proprietary server protocols, and which only have one official client that provides an ...
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If you are the sole owner of an LLC and you sign a non-compete on behalf of the LLC are you bound to the non-compete or is the LLC bound?

I want to set up a business entity where I (CEO &/or sole owner) can sign non-competes on behalf of my business and not be personally bound to the non-compete. What's the right legal business ...
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Changing mind about agreement before taking effect

If two parties A & B both agreed to sign off on a development program document on x date, where the development program document states the agreement will take effect on Y date, however A changes ...
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Deletion of Facebook messages

This question has been asked before, but it doesn't bring up several important points. As things currently stand, deleting a Facebook message only removes it from your inbox but the recipient still ...
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Damages when third party contractual obligations prevent mitigation

In the SCO v Linux fisco SCO argued: sure, ordinarily we'd mitigate damages by telling the Linux kernel programmers what the infringing code was so the infringing code could be removed, but ...
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Would it be legal to share a small passage from a book for free?

If I share 1-2 pages from a book to my followers to introduce/promote the book, can this fall under fair use or fair dealing? I will carefully select the passages to copy from books to give the taste ...
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Is the following nondiscrimination policy itself discriminatory against Christians? [on hold]

Country: US State: Michigan Situation: I work for a large employer in Michigan. We have over 10,000 employees total. My employer bans discrimination on the basis of an incredibly long list of ...
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Conflict between a religious belief that accounts for the existence of transgender people vs. one that doesn't

Country: US State: Michigan Example: Ann belongs to a denomination that accepts the existence of transgender people as what they claim they are. Ann starts a company that grows to over 25 employees,...
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Volenti non fit injuria in English Law

An interesting situation had just happened to me and made me think about a potential line of defence in case of troubles. From the beginning: my neighbour asked if I could let him jump from my ...
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Got a ticket in Quebec for violating pedestrian red light. Name spelled wrong

Last year, I got a ticket from the police for violating a pedestrian redlight signal. They issued the ticket to me but spelled my name wrong. I emailed them to fight it in court, and now they have ...
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Cleaner leaving defamatory messages on fridge - is this a crime?

Come across a situation with a friend of mine which I'm not sure is actually illegal or just really bad practice, they live in university accommodation and while all residents are out one of the staff/...
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Prevent lawsuit from slip on ice

I am a homeowner and water tends to pool on my sidewalk. In the winter months, I do the best I can to remove the ice, but there's so much of it that it's difficult to control. Am I liable if someone ...
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Does Canada Have A Law Against Automatic Software Updates?

The Windows 10 1909 November setup license agreement has a provision which seems to suggest Microsoft must provide Canadians with the ability to entirely disable updates. Is there such a law?
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GDPR in a scientific, transborder scenario

Let us assume that a dental clinic, in a country that is not part of EU, is making dental x-rays for its patients, which may or may not be EU citizens. By the law of this country, the clinic is sole ...
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Non Military Citizen's actions towards the enemy in the time of war

What are the laws around a non-military citizen taking action during the time of war? If that citizen were to support the enemy, would that be seen as a crime? What if the citizen were to attack the ...
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Bank tell me it is safe to wait for real-estate loan offer

I'm trying to buy a real-estate and I have already signed a sales agreement. The bank tells me it is slow currently to print an "Offre de prêt" (loan offer), and has given an "Accord de prêt" ...
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Can you copyright reproduced information by open government licence?

I want to use some of the information from one website, but that website has a copyright. The source of the information is under Open Government License" I have a few questions regarding the licence ...
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Buying a business in Germany

Therr is Person A with SoleTraderCompA and person B with no company. Person A wants to sell to B, B wants to buy. Both residents of Germany. How can this be processed? Transfer obligations etc. ...

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