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Most recent case in Texas where Spanish colonial law cited

I understand that some real estate cases in Texas relate to deeds that may have been granted prior to even Mexican independence. Have there been any such cases and if so when was the last one?
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What are the best legal methods to protect one's jewelry designs? [closed]

As handcrafted jewelry producers, our cooperative has created literally thousands of original jewelry designs over the past 30 + years. What would be the most effective and practical ways to protect ...
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Car with tinted windows: will rolling down the windows keep me out of trouble in Mexico?

My car has 4 tinted front/rear windows + tinted rear windshield, and Mexico has anti-tinting laws that cause the police to remove tints on the spot. Will rolling down the windows keep me out of ...
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identity theft of traditional artisans

As a legally-constituted craftswomens cooperative in Mexico, do we have a legal right to complain about the use of the images of our own persons and of our family members to promote the sale of ...
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When an American citizen dies in Mexico without a will, which countries' probate law applies?

When an adult American citizen dies while vacationing in Mexico with no will but assets in both Mexico and the US, which countries' probate law applies?
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Can a Mexican employer really claim rights to IP created before the start of employment if not declared?

THE EMPLOYEE expressly acknowledges that pursuant to Article 163 of the Mexican Labor Law, all rights to any inventions, improvements and any intellectual property rights (“Intellectual/...
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Travel to Mexico if you were arrested in the USA for smuggling drugs from Mexico

Question... an Englishman who lived in Texas for a few years, who did not have a green card (but his parents did) visited Mexico and smuggled drugs from Mexico into the USA. He was caught with ...
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If a person commits assault in Mexico and not charged in Mexico, can he or she be charged here in the U.S.?

A man assaulted a woman while in Mexico. She did not press charges there and they returned to the U.S. Can she press charges against him in this country for something he did in Mexico?
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Legality about recovering deceased relative online account

In the case of a deceased relative, is there any law violation in any of these circumstances in relation to an online account (let's say google, facebook, twitter, msn, etc)? Countries interested: USA,...
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Being sued over a promissory note [closed]

Background: In April 2018, I was hired by a company A that outsources services. When I was hired, I signed two promissory notes for $25,000(local currency) for the concept of value of training for my ...
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Why was El Chapo tried in the US?

I don't know the full story of El Chapo or seen any of the documentaries/movies. However, I'm assuming he committed the same crimes in Mexico. Why would he be extradited to the US without facing trial ...
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What is the equivalent for "Consideration" (English common law) in Spanish speaking countries?

Consideration is a concept of English common law and is a necessity for simple contracts. Consideration may be thought of as the concept of value offered and accepted by people or organisations ...
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What laws prohibit winning prizes in international contests?

In the https://flutter.dev/create contest, the rules say this: Persons from the following countries or regions can submit but will not be considered eligible for the contest due to local rules, ...
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Legality of importation of Insulin from Mexico

NBC Nightly News (1/22/19) carried a story about people purchasing insulin (which may or may not require a prescription) in Mexico because the same drug costs approximately 10% of the US price. One ...
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Is unlawful entry into Mexico a crime?

In the U.S. there is a federal law making unauthorized entry into the country illegal. Does Mexico have similar law? If so, does anyone know of English translations?
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is there any law like the 18 U.S. Code § 201 in latinamerican countries?

In many latinamerican countries, legislators and others politicians are receiving benefits to support some laws which favors international companies. I've read that US has the 18 U.S. Code § 201 where ...
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Can someone who owns property on the border prevent/delay government related construction?

A card game company has reportedly bought acres of land on the Us/Mexico border, and also hired eminent domain lawyers to defend it. Could this actually prevent the construction of something (i.e a ...
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