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A legal entity other than a person such as a firm

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Is it possible for a juridical/legal person (a company) to have multiple nationalities?

While the answer to this question may be an obvious yes, my question is more related to what defines a legal person per se. A natural person can have multiple nationalities, but the "person" ...
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What information about a person are private and what are public?

What information of a person I may write on my web site without special permission from that person? Lets take 'Steve Jobs', you can find a lot of websites where you can find date of birth, name, ...
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Can the Whanganui river be prosecuted for corporate manslaughter?

On March 15th, 2017, a law was approved in New Zealand recognising the Whanganui River as a legal person. In accompanying media articles it wasn't clear whether this meant a living entity, a person or ...
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Meaning of the word "person" and "individual" under U.S. law

How does the U.S. define the word "person" in the statutory sense? I know the Dictionary Act defines it as an "individual" or a corporation, corporate body, but that leaves open the question, what is ...
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How to find where to serve process on a company with a non-unique name?

Suppose I transacted with a large business (perhaps a chain store or a hospital) that has a publicly-facing name "ABC", in the U.S. state in which I live, and wish to sue it for whatever reason. How ...
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Legal Identity for Conjoined Twins

Conjoined Twins are identical twins who share some physical connection. In particular, some share the same body, although both possess separate heads. As such, what are the legal ramifications for ...
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Can a natural US person hold citizenship while remaining non-juridical?

What law should be referenced regarding when and how a natural person becomes a juridical person in the US? According to Wikipedia: While human beings acquire legal personhood when they are born, ...
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