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Where to find the Vatican copyrigth law?

This article writes about the current copyrigth law in the Vatican City State. It claims there is a new law from March 19, 2011, no. CXXXI. Where can I find this law? According to this Vatican ...
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Laws regarding amateur chemistry sets for lawful and safe exploration of science [closed]

Last week a squad of 20 members of the weapons of mass destruction division of the FBI shut down my block and raided my apartment. They didn't find what they'd expected to find (basically they found a ...
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Has the legal status of Jesus Christ every come up in court? [closed]

This Easter weekend, we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. That being said, in the public sphere, the question of whether this resurrection has actually occurred is a heated one. Life and ...
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Related to death penalty

Is there somewhere a list of all countries in the world that have death penalty and of when someone can/must be punished by death penalty?
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Where to find brief for Jaffe vs Roberts

I am interested in finding the brief of the petitioner in the US Supreme Court case "Robert J. Jaffe, Petitioner v. John G. Roberts, Jr., Chief Justice, Supreme Court of the United States, et al." ...
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Famous case involving stacking the deck in a standards body

When I first got involved in telecommunications standards back in the 1980's, some standards old-timers gave me an old case to read about one company stacking the deck in standards for steam boilers (...
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Finding text of legislation in India

Where can I find the text of the Indian Domestic Violence Act of 2005?
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Is there a list of SCOTUS decisions by “side”?

Is there a source that lists all SCOTUS decisions for, say, the past 25 years, which names justices in the majority, versus dissenting justices (even better, separated by written opinion so that ...
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Documentation for “appropriate, standard legal practice” in rendering written decisions

A question arose while reading "Impartial hearings under the IDEA: legal issues and answers." IHO = Impartial Hearing Officer in a special education impartial hearing (a type of administrative hearing)...
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Where can I find the official Laws of Nigeria?

As not being an English native speaker, I have to write an academic report in my mother tongue but I can't find the official Laws of Nigeria because of the lack of my googling skill. Where can I find ...
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Acts passed in the UK affecting criminal justice under Blair

What is the best repository for researching acts that were passed in the UK under a certain government that affected a specific area of legislature? Is it necessary to trawl through all acts passed ...
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Where to find statistics on incarceration rates for a certain time period?

I need to find statistics on the incarceration rate of African Americans for the 1930s. Where can I find these statistics?
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Where can one find the penalty per state for a particular drug crime?

Are the sentencing guidelines for each US state available in some consolidated tabular form? I want to be able to easily compare the crimes and their penalties across states to try to identify any ...
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The legislative limitations on web pages mirroring

Are there legislative limitations on web pages mirroring? Let me explain the task. If to publish some article with HTTP links in any web site, the source of information that has been used could be ...
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Resources: decriminalization timeline list

I'm curious as to what decriminalization laws have been passed through out the years and at what times around the world. Are there any sort of lists or resources that deal with decriminalization laws ...
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In the state of Maryland, are there codes governing apartment building garage doors

I haven't been able to find anything on this particular issue. Are there safety regulations governing the type, maintenance, operation, etc. of garage doors in the state of Maryland for condos/...
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Are there resources that investigate a judge's personal life and opinions?

Preface: I ask this question for judges who lack (auto)biographies or whose (auto)biographies lack enough detail. I purpose to learn about the personal lives or opinions of judges, to discover ...
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Federal Rules of Procedure - Multi-jurisdictional local rules

Has anyone anyone ever come across a full set of the complete Federal Rules that also contains an indexed version of every jurisdiction's local rules? I looked last year and I know the big 2 didn't ...
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Criminal law in the Vatican State

According to the media a former ambassador from the Vatican to the Dominican Republic is being put on trial in the Vatican for being in possesion of child pornography. This makes me wonder how the ...