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Has anyone ever been acquitted of trespassing or another crime because a property sign did not say "POSTED"?

It appears that the word "POSTED" on private property signs is, in some jurisdictions, legally significant. Has anyone ever been acquitted of trespassing, or any property owner lost a ...
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Can a squatter exclude a subsequent trespasser from a property?

Meet Bob. Bob is occupying a property as a squatter and is awaiting his hearing date for the interim possession claim. In the meantime, he is organising private underground music events in the ...
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Does a "no hunting" sign on its own imply other activities are okay?

If a property has a "No Hunting" sign but not a "No Trespassing" sign, is it legal to go on that property for reasons other than hunting?
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Is a person serving a property owner with notice of a lawsuit excempt from trespassing charges?

If John sues Bob, and he walks past Bob's "POSTED - NO TRESPASSING" sign up to his door to serve him notice of the lawsuit, Bob says "Get off my property!" before realizing why ...
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