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Minor in Disclosing Party of an NDA

In an NDA, the Disclosing Party made a clause that any and all ideas generated by the Disclosing Part and labelled confidential are the property of the Disclosing Property and cannot be released ...
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Are NDAs enforceable if they require violating copyright?

As NDAs and copyright violation usually do not go together, I'll provide some background: Suppose that a company, we'll call them Olio, created a smartwatch that uses publicly available computer code ...
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What is wrong with these strip searches?

I believe there is a law that states strip searches are performed by same-sex officers. Woman Says Strip Search After DUI Arrest Went Too Far Fully Nude Strip Search by Cops: Male Police Stripping ...
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Gag order in reference to a Criminal Investigation

Lets say you reach terms with a party "B" about a dispute and they specify a gag order. That is you cannot disclose the nature of the settlement, or disparage party "B". The settlement is in ...
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Overly Broad Sports Facility Liability Waiver

The University of California, Berkeley introduced a new liability waiver this Fall Semester. If students refuse to sign the waiver, they'll be barred from using the campus gym and other sports ...
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How long does an energy supplier need to honor a deal from its shady contracted salesman?

These door-to-door energy salesmen came by my house wanting me to switch energy companies. They made several worse-than-dubious claims including trying to hide the fact they were representing another ...
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How much authority do teachers get from *In Loco Parentis*?

I am concerned entirely with the issue as it relates to property. Let's say at Madeup Prep the cell phone policy allows for phones to be in pockets, but not out in class. Some teachers, however, ...
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Can a beer brewery and liquor distribution company have almost the same names, since they are different classes/categories?

If a beer brewery has already trademarked the name barrelhouse, and I own a liquor distribution company, for wine and spirits, that I wanted to trademark as barrelhouse selections would this pass?
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How does equal pay for substantially similar work (as per the California Equal Pay Act) apply to commissions?

I'm curious about the following scenario. If a business hires people and pays them a commission, is the employer obligated to be neutral in how it directs sales to each employee, in cases where the ...
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What are the conditions surrounding character witnesses in trials?

I'm interested in how certain trials work in US Law, particularly when it comes to Character Witnesses. How do defence teams go about selecting character witnesses, in particular when it comes to ...
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Unsolicited ideas clause in terms of service in the context of corporate email contact links?

Most term of service contracts have a unsolicited ideas clause that contains language like: suggestions or ideas relating to enhancements, new or improved products, technologies etc. If the ...
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Mandatory Disclosing of Minor's User Data to Minor's Guardian

I was thinking of ideas for software projects to work on, and the one I thought to try brought an interesting legal question to mind. The idea was to create a collection of tools, such as a browser, ...
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Lawful vs legal [duplicate]

My understanding is lawful is the spirit of the law and legal is the letter of the law. Is this correct? If so then if you have to break the letter of the law to fulfill the spirit of the law would ...
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What kind of legal trouble would have a law firm that called its defeated opponents assholes?

Say a new law firm wants to come up with a fresh and juicy marketing strategy to win a share of local law market. They adopt a moral code which, although could be seen arguable, is nevertheless ...
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Michigan auto insurance laws for a student

I am a PhD student at the University of Michigan. I have been a PhD student since September 2014. I have never had a car, and have not had auto insurance in the past 4 years. I also do not live in ...
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How to prepare for early termination of 12 month lease

I am planning to enter into a 12 month lease in California. However, circumstances may arise which require me to move out before the lease ends. I looked at what typically happens with early ...
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Landlord wants to charge me more than my deposit and failed to give proper notice to vacate

I recently moved from a rental house in MN where I was renting one room. Two other tenants occupied the home as well. During my stay there I experienced smoking inside the house (legal and illegal ...
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What does phrases “Deserve an asterisk” and “Putting an asterisk” besides someone's name, means morally and in lawman's terms?

I got to see this amazing web-series called "Suits", I just wonder is there an actual legal proceeding called "putting an asterisk" besides some lawman's name ? If there is what would it mean in Law &...
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Does annexation of state apply to territories under dispute e.g. Kashmir?

I am not clear on the legal definition of annexation. Can we say India is annexing Kashmir, or Jammu and Kashmir? Or does the word strictly apply to two nation states only. Many definitions are ...
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Is Medium at risk of legal action?

Medium is sort of a content facilitator that charges its users for premium content and passes on part of that fee to authors, when the reader interacts with their work. However, over recent months, ...
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Can you request your personal data from a government agency under GDPR?

Can you address a request to a government agency (let's say for example the French "Ministry of education") to access the data they store about you under GDPR ? Does GDPR requirements apply to states ...
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When was the freedom of speech part of the 1st Amendment first applied to the executive and judiciary?

the first Amendment states: Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the ...
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Refusing service based on sexual orientation

LegalZoom wrote an article about whether businesses can refuse service here: https://www.legalzoom.com/articles/the-right-to-refuse-service-can-a-business-refuse-service-to-someone-because-of-...
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Legally act on the behalf of someone else, within a web application?

I've the following scenario. There is a computer system (web application), which let users log data of their work. This data is processed into bills and metrics. Now a new function should be added, ...
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Can GDPR be used to reset an account?

I have an issue with AirBnb: My account is something like 7-8 years old and I didn't use it for 6+ year. I don't have the password anymore so I did a password reset, but it wants me to confirm my ...
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France, how long does a landlord have to give back caution if renovation are not the tenant's fault

I've recently moved out from my old place. After talking with my landlord after checking the state of the premise, he told me that he was gonna give me back my caution in a period of two month. At ...
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Internet provider breaching a contract

During the beginning of this year, I've upgraded my internet and everything was perfect until May. I started noticing that it wasn't as fast as it used to be and that sometimes internet connection ...
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questions about the Rubik's cube trademark/copyright/patent

i checked Rubik's cube image rights and i'm still confused about the legal protection of Rubik's cube. I know the patent expired and their 3d trademark lost a case in EU. Does this imply they ...
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Must party reply to facilitate term in settlement agreement?

I had taken my ex-landlord to court. We reached a settlement. Part of the settlement was he would grant me access to pickup my furniture he took. The ex-landlord hasn't been replying to my emails and ...
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Can a mover indefinitely delay the delivery?

I made a cross country move recently from OH to WA. Moving of household items were contracted to a company and they subleased the job to a mover based out of IL. It has been more than two mo this ...
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Can party be responsible for unintentional leak of confidential information

Under what circumstances can a party be liable when confidential information they are in possession of is leaked? For example I signed an NDA with my workplace. If they send an email to my personal ...
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Can I bargain a severance package?

University is laying off many people from our department. We will receive one or two months of pay, and a lump sum for a number of employment years. I am curious if I have any leverage when I am ...
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Does the ATO recognise a PayPal business account as a valid business account?

The Australian Tax Office requires that all registered companies have a dedicated bank account for their business. Does the ATO recognise a PayPal business account as a valid business account? I'...
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International marriage and divorce law (Australian marrying a non-Australian)

If an Australian marries a non-Australian outside of Australia, what is the legal status of their marriage in Australia and the implications for the Australian party in the unfortunate event of ...
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early admission for kindergarten

My 4.5 year old daughter was admitted and approved by the school board for early admission in kindergarten. She started her school last Aug 1, 2019 but today (Aug 21) the principal informed that my ...
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What are typical pains that law firms and attorneys experience?

To any lawyers out there, I'm trying to find out what gives you guys headaches...! I'm a web developer, and I want to specialize in offering services to law firms. But I don't know what they need......
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How to purchase/sell seized cattle

I own a construction company in Quebec Canada, a client did not pay me. I spent 5 years in court and finally won but he refused to pay so I hired a bailiff to seized his cattle they're going to be ...
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Claiming Stolen Information in an NDA

Set Up: A unilateral NDA is created in the state of Rhode Island between a Receiving Party and a Disclosing Party. This is a basic patent NDA that grants the Receiving Party the ability to see the un-...
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Contract terms: If it isn't forbidden, is it implicitly allowed?

I know someone who owns a short term rental property and who requires incoming guests to sign a contract. Their lawyer covered several areas including early cancellation on the part of the guest. ...
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Doxxing UK, court appearances

Am interested to know if doxxing applies to a newspaper that publishes a defendant’s full name and full address (minus the postcode) following a first hearing in the Magistrates Court? Can a ...
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If a landlord approvs a tenant but refuses to allow them to move in, can the tenant recover fees associated with temporary housing?

Venue is NYC/New York State/US. The Situation: Landlord's real estate agent shows an apartment to Bob. Bob likes the apartment, puts down a deposit, submits an application. Application is approved,...
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Can mailed documents make time sensitive requirements without indicating a postage date?

A friend of mine recently received a court document that required action in a specific time frame (in this case, 10 days). However, as hard as she looked she was unable to find any postage date to ...
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Is it legal to intentionally manipulate a person towards suicide?

I think this should count as murder (attempted murder if the victim does not fall prey that is), since there is an intention to kill and the process is plotted and carried out ruthless with ...
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Can The President Of The US Pardon Everyone?

Can The President Of The United States Pardon everyone, for example lets say a criminal organisation is commiting crimes, after awhile they get raided by the police,everyone gets arrested and ...
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Are there tests to apply to wills to check their validity?

What kinds of tests can one reasonably apply to wills to check to see that each stipulation holds up without going before a judge and can withstand a courtroom challenge?
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Speed bumps on private non-hoa road (California)

I live on a private non-city-maintained road. There are ~30 houses, and I'm roughly in the middle, it's a dead end road. There's no HOA and since we get snow there's one neighbor who has done the job ...
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Work place photos/images

Can my employer force or require me to take a photo of myself? And then display the image publically at my work location?
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Buying Organs in different Jurisdiction

A podcast indicated that it is illegal to buy \ sell a kidney in everywhere but Iran and was labelled a 'repugnant' transaction. If an American who was critically in need of the organ went to Iran to ...
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How can I report an animal breeder who sold me mistreated animals?

I bought two German Shepherd puppies from a breeder in North Carolina. I live in South Carolina. The one puppy has a hold in her heart and both puppies have worms. The worms come from drinking ...
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I have a right of setoff and secuity interest in payroll tax funds [on hold]

The Irs has also deemed me not a peo.. can i be arrested and convicted of theft for setoff of these funds and exercising a security interest? I am in florida i see no statutorial procedude for ...

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