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Is it legal to wear human skin?

Can human skin or parts that is legally obtained be worn as jewelery or clothing in public? What about having a dehydrated body in your bar?
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Is the public road limited to the ground?

this is a simple question: is the public property only limited to ground level ? By this I mean if I hang items by the window of my room (I live right on a street, no private under the window) is it ...
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When a company sues the “U.S.”, who are they really suing?

According to this Wall Street Journal report, Huawei is suing the "U.S.". What does this really mean? Are they suing the entire U.S. government, a branch of the U.S. government, the people of the U....
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Is it illegal to masturbate inside public toilet behind closed door out of view from the public?

I suspect someone is doing that but it is hard to catch him because it is illegal to install surveillance camera in the toilet. Putting that aside, is this act that should be done in private at home ...
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Why should tech firms get away with publishing child pornography and facilitating child sex grooming rings? [closed]

I read a recent newspaper report that the UK police force were dealing with roughly 80,000 cases of online child sex grooming. If newspapers, or publishing firms published child pornography there ...
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Jurisdiction in cross-state-border exposure

In Queensland, the Summary Offences Act 2005 states "A person who is so near a public place that the person may be seen from the public place must not wilfully expose his or her genitals so that the ...
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Procedure for changing illegal procedures and processes by bureaucratic organizations

I have found that many government agencies, both state and federal, adopt illegal procedures or attempt to collect information illegally or create administrative barriers to obtaining information from ...
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Is it legal to upload PDF to my site just to let people read it?

Is it legal to buy a PDF eBook then upload it to my site just to let people read it (like a public library) and not download it?
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What type of lawyer do i need for suing the state?

So, let me get specific so I can get a more accurate answer. My fiance's daughter had been in the custody of the State of Oregon for about 10 years. Yes, a ten year open case. She was taken from her ...
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Where is the rule guidance on implementing the Collin's amendment?

BACKGROUND The Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act was signed into United States federal law by President Barack Obama on July 21, 2010. Section 171 known as the Collins ...
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How to determine if statutory interpretation in a court opinion dictum or holding?

Recently I was looking at a case in the Federal courts that was appealed, then reversed and remanded back to the District trial court that first heard the case. I'm interested in a passage from the ...
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Can I lien a public building in the U.S. or how to collect on a judgment against a public entity?

I have a signed contract and performed the work, but the public entity refuses to pay the invoice. My contract stipulates an interest rate for non-payment, which I have been adding to each invoice (...
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Can the federal government class action an Eminent Domain lawsuit?

The only way for President Trump to build the wall will be to get private land on the border. Some will undoubtedly refuse sale. Will the Department of Justice have to sue them one by one or can they ...