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How to find/choose a private investigator in another state?

I am seeking to hire a private investigator, in a state other than my own (in the USA), to provide me with information concerning particular crime(s) and individual(s). How might I go about finding ...
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Perjury on Petition grounds for dismissal?

In a family court matter, a petitioner for more support funds completed a form, signed it (perjury?) certifying he was a resident in a county he does not live in. Is the readily provable false ...
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How can you have a “quorum of 11” when the Grand Chamber requires 15 judges?

Nigel Foster. EU Law Directions 6 ed. 2018. p. 60 2.5.1 Composition and organisation The CoJ presently consists of 28 judges, one for each member state (as from 1 July 2013) and 11 Advocates-...
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Why did EWCA conclude that Gilchrist Vending v Sedley Hotel Ltd consisted with the principle that nominal consideration sufficed?

I'm asking about the red underline. John D McCamus. The Law of Contracts (2012 2 ed). p. 229 Mountford & Anor v Scott [1974] EWCA Civ 10 (17 October 1974) The third ground of attack on the ...
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Mistakenly agreed with a scammer’s term of use

Say, someone was scammed by a false online bitcoin mining service. He invested some money to buy the scammer’s service, the service was said to produce bitcoins online at a very fast speed without any ...
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Is the car in my possession part of my household effects?

The Netherlands have a tax on the acquisition or import of private motor vehicles (BPM) which can be fairly expensive depending on what car you have. I am moving from another EU country to the ...
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How can video creators on Youtube be fined under COPPA?

I understand why Youtube could be fined for COPPA violations, they collect data on all users, and some of them were kids. But this video asserts that the FTC could fine uploaders for mislabeling ...
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Is it lawful for some English NHS trusts to stock more kinds of medications than others?

Factual Situation My daughter lives in an area covered by a NHS Trust beneath that's not Oxford. Her migraine can be only treated with a triptan on Oxford's formulary, but not her own area's, like ...
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Interview before court date

If you have gotten a court date for a civil case by the labor tribunal (violation of contract clause), is it normal to have some interview session asking for necessary documents before the court date? ...
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Can improperly gathered evidence be used to exonerate someone?

There are many rules governing whether or not a particular piece of evidence can be introduced at trial. Often, these rules are applied to prevent the prosecution from introducing evidence. Do the ...
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Is it legal to duplicate illegally distributed materials, if being used for fair use purposes?

Suppose I wish to use copyrighted printed materials under fair use, and let's assume for the sake of argument that it is completely obvious that my usage correctly falls under fair use guidelines. As ...
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What is needed to start discovery on a civil conspiracy claim?

Say that a plaintiff alleges that defendants X and Y have engaged in a civil conspiracy, and wants to subpoena communications between X and Y regarding the plaintiff. If the plaintiff is already ...
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Are there any cases where the witness has answered the cross-examiner to highlight what he is attempting,and what are the potential consequences

Often a cross-examiner will make suggestions that are almost certainly not believed by the cross-examiner himself. I am sure that there have been belligerent witnesses who have thrown abuse, but have ...
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Cross examination ethics

Due to an ongoing case, I was wondering the following. Can any complaint be made if a barrister suggests something plainly absurd (e.g. the witness made it up when there is CCTV evidence) and also ...
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Neighbour Flooding UK

My neighbour is higher than us and there is water coming down from their garden in just one spot away from their house. This has never happened before in 40 years, but has now been constantly ongoing ...
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In Arizona, can a company require you to cancel a subscription service in person?

A subscription service in Arizona is claiming their service can only be cancelled at the customer's home office, in-person, which is the one that the customer originally signed up with. What if the ...
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Can a company make an ethical commitment to customers that survives even when it's sold?

TL;DR: Suppose a company has made a specific ethical commitment to its customers. When selling that company, is it possible for the seller to prevent the buyer from reneging on or dropping that ...
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Property tax in NYC

How much do property taxes amount to in terms of their related asset worth in NYC? Are they delivered in form of bill or notifies?
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Free english content, translation rights and fan translation

An editor published for a free scenario for a role-playing game. The French editor possesses the translate right for all the content of the game, free content included. Is it possible for the French ...
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Does encoding constitutional rights in state law have any effect?

According to https://local12.com/news/local/student-religious-liberty-act-sponsor-says-it-protects-rights-critics-say-its-not-needed, Rep. Catherine Ingram argued that a recent bill in Ohio - ...
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business law of agency

Mrs.Rebecca Awedam appointed kobi bright as her agent to act on her behalf by clearing her cars from tema harbour for sale at her car garage. kobi bright after clearing and putting them up for sale ...
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How can different cases have the same case number?

I am trying to find the presiding judge's name for the Equifax databreach. I found the FTC's proposed settlement agreement and it lists the case as Case 1:19-mi-99999-UNA. I searched on the case ...
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Requirements \ Standards for Attorney Line-item Billing?

Is there a legal standard or requirements for the verbiage (typically a one-liner) for line-items billed by attorneys? For example: 9/11/18: (30-min) Phone call with John Smith regarding speeding ...
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Falsely Accused of Crime and Banned From Establishment

I recently attended an event at a local venue and received an email falsely accusing me of a crime that I did not commit and banning me for life. The email goes on to state that if I attempt to re-...
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How does Texas law determine what business owner is misclassifying?

I just happen to be reading this article, and as an independent business owner it upsets me how the media paints business owners who have independent contractors as "misclassifying" their employees. ...
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Filing US tax returns over bank account-related interests

I do know that in the US, bank-account interests are taxable as passive incomes, but what I don't understand is the point of filing tax returns on bank account interests, since the government (or the ...
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Are there any laws against political persecution in the west?

It has been asserted that Julian Assange is being persued by the US, Sweden and the UK for political rather than legal reasons. For example: Demasking the Torture of Julian Assange Abuses Show ...
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Meaning – relevant clauses contained a carve out in the event of fraud

Richard and Damian Taylor. Contract Law Directions (2019 7 ed). p 356. Application [of Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999] to case law The first reported case on the Act, Nisshin ...
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What are 'defensive’ rights under an exclusion clause?

Richard and Damian Taylor. Contract Law Directions (2019 7 ed). p 356. Application [of Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999] to case law The first reported case on the Act, Nisshin ...
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What does 'a third party takes the benefit of rights' mean?

Richard and Damian Taylor. Contract Law Directions (2019 7 ed). p 356. Application [of The Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999] to case law The first reported case on the Act, ...
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Why did McAlpine (M) sue under the main contract between M and Panatown, rather than under the duty of care deed between M and UIPL?

Richard and Damian Taylor. Contract Law Directions (2019 7 ed). BAILII has Alfred McAlpine Construction Limited v. Panatown Limited [2000] UKHL 43. p 349. Benefits in construction contracts ...
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If D leases a house to C for C's promise to renovate it personally, why can't D get specific performance of C's obligation?

Richard and Damian Taylor. Contract Law Directions (2019 7 ed). p 337. The question has arisen whether mutuality needs to have been present from the outset—from the time of entering into the ...
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How can loss be difficult to quantify, but be a familiar type for which damages are frequently awarded?

Richard and Damian Taylor. Contract Law Directions (2019 7 ed). pp. 318-319. As to the application of the law to the facts of the case Lord Reed continued by saying, at paras [98]–[99]: I now ...
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What are the legal and approval requirements to start a commercial franchise Bank in a Country? [on hold]

I would like to understand the standard requirements to bring in a commercial bank into Myanmar. Apart from the bank will consider if it is beneficial to start the business there. What are the legal ...
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How to properly incorporate media icons/logos? [on hold]

I am working on a website where we are going to be providing resources of different kinds. Like Google Docs, Slack channels, Github repositories, and maybe more. We wanted to incorporate the logos/...
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Is it legal to include trademarks in 3rd party icon sets?

From my current limited research, I have come under the impression that some companies do not like it when their logo is modified. For example, in the Twitter Trademark Guidelines (which can be ...
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Semi-Commercial Image License

Creative Commons offers a series of licenses, some of which allow people to use your images commercially, while others prohibit commercial usage. I have some images that lie somewhere in between. I ...
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Source License for App [on hold]

I wrote an app and it's on Apple's App Store. I'd like to make the source code available for education purposes and for anyone to look at for learning or inspiration. I'd like to make the source code ...
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Why can't logos of companies be used by referring to nominative fair use?

Companies have trademarks on their logos. If I want to use their logos in my own production, I need permission to do so. But if my production makes it clear that the use of the logo is only meant to ...
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What happens in Ontario if the tenant does not move out at the end of the term?

The standard Ontario residential tenancy agreement states: The tenant does not have to move out at the end of the term. See Parts C and D in general information. However, Part C just states that: ...
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A UK scammer frauded money from US victim

Could this US victim accuse this UK scammer? Since uk and us has different legislations, how should the victim accuse the scammer?
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Why is Front Running markets not treated as insider trading?

Front-Running is described in the book Flashboys and relies on an information advantage, that is apparently provided by the exchanges to a select few. Is said practice somehow different from ...
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Problems faced by law firms [on hold]

What are the problems/obstacles faced by law firms and independent lawyers on a daily basis and which they would like to be solved so they can focus on dealing with legal matters.
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Is there an appropriate way to 'decommission' military surplus garbs? [on hold]

I have a nice pair of boots issued to Marine Corps members, I bought it from a surplus store. To be respectful, I would like to decommission the boots, that way service members will know I am not a ...
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Buying a home in NYC as a non-citizen with no previous ties with the U.S

If a person wins, let's say, the equivalent of US$ 300 million in another country, goes to New York City and buys a house there, they certainly need to report their own residence in order to live ...
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Employer withholds last paycheck in Virginia

I signed my exit interview form that stated I gave back my property that I had from the company during my employ and that I was receiving my last paycheck. The employer only put the check number on my ...
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Is there a legal path for overturning Nixon vs US (not to be confused with US v Nixon)?

Nixon v US established that impeachment is not justiciable. However, this provides a path for it to become a carte blanche unrestrained power of Congress. This is a far cry from its intended aim of ...
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Does “solicit” mean the solicitor must receive what is being solicited in context of 52 U.S. Code Section 30121?

Background The impeachment of Trump over the Trump-Ukraine scandal has been all over the news as of late for the public hearings. One of the things under scrutiny is the fact that President Trump ...
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Are secret societies legal?

What is the legal status of secret societies? Some assumptions on these societies to restrict the question: 1) They are not involved in unlawful activities in the countries in which members operate....
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Mental Health Mass Shootings Schizophrenia [on hold]

Australia gun regulations took into affect after a mental health mass shooting with Schizophrenia. Has something similar occurred in the United States that the 2th amendment is here to stay?

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