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Are there any crimes or civil wrongs in disingenuously wasting another’s time?

Suppose that one phones you and states that they have a Nigerian princes inheritance which they would like to arrange to send to you. Or that they would like to donate some money to your organisation ...
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Is TfL bound By their pledged fare freezes?

Is TfL bound in any way to honour their pledged fare freezes to the public on advertising billboards even though there is no contractual loss or consideration? What are the pledges legal status and ...
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Legality of promising to refrain from tipping another off?

X discovers that he has a valuable cause of action against Z, and decides to use it as leverage against Z, but it isn't quite enough leverage to counter Z in the way X would like. However, he realises ...
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What is the point of requiring consideration in a contract?

If a contract where Bob gives Alice a peppercorn and she gives him an airplane will be enforced by a court if one of them tries to back out, what's the point of not enforcing a contract where Alice ...