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In fine print: Refund Policy

Please accept my apology if this should be posted on English Stack Exchange or elsewhere. I would like to take a person/organization to small claims court for not providing a refund. They ignore my ...
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Parking ticket for parking in a private lot reserved for customers of X, Y, and Z business's

In BC, a parking ticket has been issued to a man who has been a previous customer within the last two months of one of the three businesses listed that this lot is reserved for. Before this, he ...
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Does adding a title to a separate property render that a community property?

For community property states (e.g. California), does adding a title of a spouse render a separate property a community property? Why or why not? Thanks.
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How to prove that someone forged my signature on a contract that I was not aware of

How to prove that someone forged my signature on a contract that I was not aware of using DocuSign and a Per-Selected Style signature
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Did Japan have one of the first secular animal protection laws globally?

Tokugara Tsunayoshi is known to have enacted laws for the protection of animals or living things and is nicknamed "the dog shogun" for that. The Britannica claims, it contained the death ...
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Can I ask a company for money in exchange for info on a bug

Suppose one found information about a large organisations software, for example Apple Pay, about their payment system that could cause very bad legal trouble for them. This could be related to to the ...
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How often have unanimous decisions been overturned?

With the recent Loper Bright Enterprises v. Raimondo and Relentless,Inc. v. Department of Commerce decision overturning of the unanimous 1984 decision in Chevron v. Natural Resources Defense Council, ...
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In a two-party consent state, can I record video only (no audio) in secret?

From what I understand, the two-party consent state was born from telephone call wiretapping. Assume I am in a two-party consent state. To record audio and video, I need the other parties involved in ...
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Can an employer use your FMLA “tardiness” from a previous time working for them in a re-hire situation?

I had FMLA with a job in the past but left on good terms. I left that job for another job a year or two ago. I applied this year to be rehired for an open position but was told my “tardiness” when I ...
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Am I breaching any laws/policies for publicly posting customer service interactions?

I've recently had string of poor customer support experiences with a major corporation whom I rely on for the majority of my personal communication. I'd like to post these interactions in a public (...
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If I take a photo of a building from public street, can i use it in a post or book without permission? [duplicate]

Lets say i take a photo of a building or another structure from a public location, do I need permission from the building's owner or architect to use that photo in a book? This is to explain a certain ...
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Good resources on public participation?

I'm currently doing some reading for a research project on the Aarhus Convention. Could anyone recommend any good resources (ideally available freely online or on JSTOR) on public participation e.g., ...
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Reporting an app vulnerability to the authors

At the beginning I'd like to inform that the case refers to US law, which I am completely unfamiliar with. Cutting to the chase, I've been recently training reverse engineering skills on lately ...
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If I tell my friend to buy and open a product, then return it to the store, then I buy that product at an "open box" price, is that considered fraud?

Based on a Reddit post I read a moment ago: Sounds shitty but this is an amazing way to get deals at best buy. Buddy goes in, buys it new, returns it a few hours later. And boom! Now you have an open ...
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Are hardware benchmark results copyrighted?

Let's say a content creator benchmarks a piece of hardware (for example, a graphics card). Is the resulting number of that benchmark copyrighted or can I use this number (not talking about the video/...
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Can you sue a company for false advertisement even if you signed their terms and conditions?

I only have a broad general idea about false advertising so I am not sure if this scenario would be applicable for someone to be sued for false advertising. If the buyer agreed that upon buying an ...
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How can states legalize cannabis?

Since cannabis is still federally illegal, how do states legalize it? Couldn't the federal government still enforce their laws?
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Is section 13 of the POCSO act read together with section 67-B of IT act 2000?

so the two acts have related provisions in regards to CP offences. Section 13 of the POCSO act states that Whoever, uses a child in any form of media (including programme or advertisement telecast by ...
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Plants over property line Massachusetts [closed]

MA neighbor had property survey conducted which shows that a few feet of what was condiered our property for decades is actually hers. She is planning to extend her fence and enclose the facythia that ...
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Can landlord prevent tenant from installing window air conditioning in NYC?

In a standard non rent stabilized apartment in Brooklyn NYC, is a tenant allowed to install a standard window air conditioning unit, assuming it won't block any fire exits, and assuming it's safely ...
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Request for Assistance with International Property Law Case in Portugal [closed]

am seeking legal assistance with a property law issue involving the inheritance of a house in Portugal from my late husband. Despite paying my Portuguese lawyers €1,000 upfront, I have not received my ...
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What is the current state of U.S. law regarding misleading inducements in shadow banning?

The general idea appears to be that social media companies retain the right to deamplify users' voices, for reasons that may or may not be ethical or sensible. The question is whether users have any ...
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Why is it punishable to refuse to sign a traffic ticket in some states in the United States?

In the United States, the 5th amendment instates the absolute right to not be forced to testify against oneself. With this being said, states such as California and Pennsylvania, it can be a crime to ...
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Can one be sued for destroying illegal goods?

Consider this story: One evening, Bob walks trough the park and witnesses how a man apparently sells drugs to a group of minors. As he approaches, the man runs away, but Bob catches up on the minors. ...
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Who is liable when an apartment complex's worker signs for a high value package, claims he immediately returned to sender, but no record of doing so? [closed]

Apartment complex mailman signed for a package worth $1,200. Upon the package's arrival, the item was signed and received by the apartment complex's mailman. Immediately after, I received a call from ...
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Is it against law to expel from political party if one has voted against it in the national general elections? Eastern Europe (EU) case

This is about Eastern European country that is the member of EU. Political parties of this country are eligible to receive monetary support from the country budget (taxpayer money) based on the ...
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Unilateral Contract Mod Creating Ambiguous Contract [closed]

I have a small business and entered into a contract with a vendor a few years ago. We both signed identical copies of the contract at the same time, and each kept our copies. A few years later, we ...
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Civil Lawsuit and Policy Lawsuit [closed]

Suing for stealing Theft of Records and my information is in the Tax Collector so I can get a chance to get a new settlement.
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Do I have to pay? [closed]

If I signed a paper allowing my girlfriend to take our two daughters from the US to Canada just to visit, but never returned, can she make me pay support if I never get to see my kids?
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(USA) Can reproduction of a public record be prohibited?

Partial image of what I suspect is a public record: Is "reproduction prohibited" legally enforceable?  That would make thousands of genealogists in violation, as well as sites like ...
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Is there a grace period for working papers between the ages of 15 & 16? [closed]

In NY, Is there a grace period for working papers between for students who have passed their 15th birthday, but have not yet reached the age of 16, when the school is not open?
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I have seen Patty Mayo He seems to be a Bail enforcement. Is he allowed to Take contents out of people's fridges Such as a Coke a cola [closed]

I ask because he seems to be doing it a lot recently in a lot of his videos. Patty Mayo is a youtuber on YouTube, he does bail. Enforcement And takes people to jail. And I just want to know if he's ...
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Can one distribute data requiring users to sign some non-commercial use agreement and then still add a CC BY-SA license on that downloaded data?

Can one distribute data requiring users to sign some non-commercial use agreement and then still add a CC BY-SA license on that downloaded data? Or does that render the non-commercial use agreement ...
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Why does it take so long to get a guilty verdict in obvious cases?

I am not a lawyer and TV has definitely not been an accurate representation of the law. So I'm hoping to get some clarification on things here: Today we learned that the person who committed the ...
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Legality of randomized price for product

Suppose I sell a product online, except instead of charging $1, I charge $100 and then with 99% probability give the money back. Would this be legal or would it be considered an unlicensed lottery or ...
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What proportion of Supreme Court decisions are on the substance of the underlying claim, as opposed to technicalities?

In the recent decision on FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION ET AL. v. ALLIANCE FOR HIPPOCRATIC MEDICINE ET AL (the mifeprestone case), the Supreme Court ruled against the Alliance on the grounds that they ...
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Do rules of statutory construction apply to administrative code? [TX]

I am wondering if the rules of statutory construction governing statues passed by the legislature also apply to administrative codes in Texas. Specifically, 16 TAC § 26.111(g), which states "... ...
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How does statutory licensing under 17 USC Chapter 1 work?

In the U.S. there is a peculiar legal framework of "compulsory statutory licensing" that applies only to commercially published "non-dramatic musical" works and audio recordings. ...
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State rights regulating traffic safety

The increasing weight and height of passenger vehicles puts others at risk during side-impact collisions, as well as at risk due to disparity between large heavy passenger-truck EVs and small ...
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If I'm doing drugs in the privacy of my home and neighbors threaten and try to break in and harm me will the police still help me? [closed]

I know this is a stupid question but isn't that invasion of privacy? Even though I'm in my apartment and not in public will the cops still come to stop the harasser from attempting to break in and ...
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Is relinquishing US citizenship without formal renunciation possible?

I read here: Relinquishment can happen without the individual's explicit intention to abandon their citizenship. However, Afroyim v. Rusk says this: Under the Citizenship Clause of the Fourteenth ...
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Does pleading true to violation of probation requires you to plead guilty?

A defendent in Texas, was given probation with the conditions of not getting other charges. They pick up a charge, and they plead true to the violation of probation conditions due to that charge. Does ...
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Are social networks legally required to implement user banning/suspension funcionality?

So are social networks that don't allow users to be suspended/banned legal? Or they are required to implement this feature?
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Countries that revoke citizenship obtained at birth because of retroactive revocation of a parent's citizenship

Suppose a person was born with citizenship of country X because at least one parent had citizenship of country X at the time of their birth. Now, suppose that, after the person's birth, it's ...
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Do patients have the right to foot moulds / models from chiropodists? [closed]

If a chiropodist produces a 3D model or mould from a patient's foot in order to produce orthotic insoles, is the chiropodist required to retain the model or mould for a particular period of time? Does ...
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Are online file converters legal?

Online file converter: Web-based tool or service that allows you to convert files from one format to another through the internet. Users upload a file in a specific format, it is converted on the site'...
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Request for reference to an old case - Svensk juristidining, 47 (1962) 17-32, cited in Zeisel

I'm reading an article ''Trial by mathematics: precision and ritual in the legal process'' by L. Tribe published in Harvard Law Review 1971 April (link). It mentions in page 1340 an interesting ...
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Is it possible to word a contract such that it brings in all the features of registering a company?

I've just understood the concept of writing a contract. It is just an agreement between two people written on the paper and signed by all the parties involved. So, if it is possible to write contracts,...
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Is it illegal to share a recording of someone else's private conversation?

Can a private conversation that has been recorded without the knowledge of any involved in the conversation. Then shared in a text message amongst 20+ people be considered illegal? It was shared to ...
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Is it littering if you pick something up, examine it, and put it back?

Watching children play with random garbage found on the side of the road (and their parents futilely trying to stop them), the following question came to my mind: If you pick up a piece of garbage, ...

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