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Which local bylaw allowed the Wigan Casino to host all-nighters?

The Wigan Casino night club (1973-1981) was central to the Northern Soul movement. Club goers were known to use amphetamines so they could dance and enjoy music until morning. In the documentary This ...
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Rhode Island and Connecticut

My real property instructor wrote, "Connecticut and Rhode Island are divided into geographic regions called counties, but they do not have functioning governments, as defined by the Census Bureau." I ...
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Recourse for town lands seized by the Federal government and later remitted to a state

I am interested in the case of a town which had a large portion of its chartered land essentially seized by the US Government in the 1950s to be used for military purposes and for which only a nominal ...
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Can State/City bar US Federal LEO from certain locations?

The Official Website of the City of New York claims: Federal enforcement officers, which includes ICE, cannot enter hospitals, schools, or shelters. What exactly does this mean? E.g., suppose an ...
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What do I do if someone forged my name on bill of sale to transfer title?

Hello I need help with advice on where to go with the situation I'm in. I made a deal with the guy to trade my Dodge Durango and my Mustang for his Suzuki street bike and a $2000 digital water pump. I ...
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In what legal form can one shape their de facto occupation of local authority land?

I own a section in a small rural town in New Zealand. The boundaries of it are well known as I did a redefinition survey to find them out. Let's call this land A. Historically, land A has had a piece ...
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When is a place 'generally accessible'

In local regulation at a place I wish to wildcamp there is something like this (translated): 1) Within the city limits of Werfen, Austria it is not allowed to place tents, trailers. mobile homes ...
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Is investigative intimidation illegal?

I had an account a 'redacted' closed and they have told me that they are investigating my account and seeing if legal action needs to be taken. I take this as a deliberate threat of legal intimidation....
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Social Services - Legal Jurisdiction of Child Abroad

Does the child care department of social services have the legal right to interviene with a child that has a legal domicile (and juristiction) from another country? For the sake of argument: Child A ...
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How to prepare for an interview under caution?

My wife and I have been asked to attend an "interview under caution" by Lambeth Council (a local authority in London) regarding our daughter's lack of school attendance (both her GP and a child ...
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Is it illegal to give handouts to panhandlers?

In our municipality we have a public safety bylaw, and one part of the bylaw clearly states that, "No person shall engage in panhandling." The definition of panhandling in the bylaw is as follows: “...