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Are there any laws against political persecution in the west?

It has been asserted that Julian Assange is being persued by the US, Sweden and the UK for political rather than legal reasons. For example: Demasking the Torture of Julian Assange Abuses Show ...
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What are the legal and approval requirements to start a commercial franchise Bank in a Country? [closed]

I would like to understand the standard requirements to bring in a commercial bank into Myanmar. Apart from the bank will consider if it is beneficial to start the business there. What are the legal ...
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Is it legal to pay a potential political candidate to do something that would disqualfy them from running for office?

Before an election is it legal to pay someone to move out of a jurisdiction so that they will not be allowed to legally run for a specific office?
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Companies discriminating based off Political Views? Similarity to Religious Views?

There are frequently reports of companies that are refusing to serve customers who support a certain political party (so a company run by Democrats refuses to accept a Trump supporter as a customer or ...
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May I claim fair use for public commentary of a political ad?

Preface I am not a legal professional I know that fair use is such an ambiguous area. Hypothetical Scenario I want to publish (online) a marked up copy of a political candidate's campaign ...
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Is it moral and legally-diligent to pay taxes in the US? [closed]

On the one hand, there is the ethical problem: budgets are continually running deficits and there is a trillion dollar debt now. You wouldn't give your kids money if they were being so irresponsible....
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What legal reason is there to publicize Michael Cohen's client list?

As a lay person I'm a little shocked at the proceedings with the Michael Cohen raid, as it clearly has some issues with attorney client privilege. While it may have bearing on the court case, and I'...
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Hiding goods within a store

In the UK there is a grassroots campaign in which participants hide newspaper publications they consider to be of a dubious moral or political standing with the intent of making it more difficult for ...
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Can a political party name be trademarked in the United Kingdom?

Can a political party name be trademarked in the United Kingdom? I appreciate that the name could be registered with the Electoral Commission, but the application process for that requires at least ...