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What are the differences between particulars, facts, and information?

In this tax rule, in some places information sharing is legalised/allowed where on the other places particulars sharing is legalised/allowed and elsewhere facts sharing is allowed though in some ...
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What does this clause mean in a job offer?

What does the following paragraph mean? I haven't heard of "perfection rights to innovation and proprietary information" before. It sounds like the company could sign on the employee's behalf. ...
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What does equitable mean, especially in special education law?

I understand equitable as it's used in ordinary speech, but not in the legal sense, apparently. Here is some legal text I'm having trouble understanding: "In order to have a chance at ...
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What is unearned advance payment?

An advance payment is unearned per se, they didn't work for it, they were just given it. Why reiterate that is is unearned? The way I understand it is that somebody is given an advance payment but ...
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The meaning of 'rise or fall' [closed]

As a non-English native speaker and as a law learner, I wonder the meaning of the phrase 'rise or fall'. It doesn't need to be exact, so whoever knows it, please answer to me. Thank you.
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the meaning of 'Held:'

I want to know the meaning of 'held:' in the middle of the image I attached below. It's very simple question but I'm an English learner. Please give me your help.
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How to parse 'notwithstanding … forfeiture is avoided otherwise than by relief'?

[Source:] The landlord argued that the tenant must pay the administration costs based on the covenant[,] given by the tenant in the lease which read as follows: “To pay all expenses (including ...
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Why 'Solicitor General', and not 'Barrister General'?

In countries with this dichotomy of the legal profession, mostly barristers argue in courts. In the UK, solicitors with Higher Rights of Audience can argue in lower courts. However, if Solicitors ...