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Can an impeachment charge be dismissed on the grounds of double jeopardy?

Two impeachment articles were drafted by the House and then sent to the Senate Abuse of Power Obstruction of Congress. Now say the senate looks at the original articles and underlying evidence and ...
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Do I have a “legitimate interest” in not deleting data under GDPR? [closed]

I'm building a software service that processes data from a platform similar to a social network. Users authorize my service to access and display their friends' activity, and my service notifies the ...
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Legal requirements to save videos

I am developing an app that provides added value to the user using its smartphone camera. We were wondering what requirements do we need to fulfill in order to start sending these videos to our cloud....
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Can screenshots from YouTube videos be used in technical manuals and on websites, according to copyright laws?

The screenshots have no persons visible, at least no faces. Is there a difference if the screenshots have been processed with an art filter to look like a drawings.
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Are US Senate impeachment convictions reviewable by the Supreme Court

Alan Dershowwitz proposes that a conviction of any President by the US Senate would be unconstitutional, if the charge against the President fails to include " bribery, treason or a high crime". ...
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Does implementing the following functionality violate Google Play policies?

An app called Bass Booster has the functionality of displaying a list of installed applications that are possibly incompatible with it. I plan to implement in my app a similar function, which shows ...
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How to expand your business outside of the USA to a foreign country to sell products or services (in general)?

I am looking at the roughly 200 countries of the world. Small places like Jamaica and Isle of Man, or even Puerto Rico, etc. to big places like India and China. If you have a business entity ...
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For a trademark application, how do you decide which goods and services to pick, considering near duplicates result in dozens of applicable areas?

I looked at the list of choices for goods and services in the TEAS Plus Application, and it looks to me like most software companies would technically operate under a huge number of these selections, ...
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Is it commercial disparagement when one business confuses other business customers on how to schedule appointments?

CGLI policies have following trigger for advertising injury: d. Oral or written publication, in any manner, of material that slanders or libels a person or organization or disparages a person's or ...
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US expat entrepreneur without US address. How to file for licenses? [migrated]

I’m a US citizen trying to start a business in the US from overseas (for now) and need a US address to file with USPTO for company name, as well as for LLC, US taxes, and my business license etc. ...
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My N-400 denied, because I traveled outside USA more than six months (7 months), [closed]

My N-400 denied, because I traveled outside USA more than six months (7 months). I have a green card since 2014, (5 years). After I completed my interview, without ant problem, they asked my to ...
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Is there US law that can compel Apple to create software?

It is my understanding that US law has jurisdiction or routinely compels corporations (BA, VZN) to: turn over customer data to law enforcement(VZN) how to build systems (in regulated products: BA ...
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Speak different language on trial

If a native english speaker person on trial decides to speak in a foreign language, i.e. chinese, exercising his right of freedom of speech, the court has to hire a translator?
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Can one company sponsoring or advertising on a website cause liabilities for the sponsoring company if the website has problems?

I've always been curious how this works. Say there's Company A and Website B. Website B does things that are in the grey area of law. Company A tries to operate fully legitimately as an actual ...
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GDPR Compliance With Invoices and Order in Database? [closed]

I'm currently working on completion of my first full stack web application and I'm making sure I have all my ducks in a row for GDPR and CCPA compliance. I understand that users have a right to both ...
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GDPR - does a unique device identifier count as personal data?

I'm planning to sell my software online. The payment process is handled by a reseller (FastSpring), so the personal data collected (like the buyer's name and e-Mail address) is never stored on my ...
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Agreement/Contract for sharing revenue from mobile app

One LLC (company A) building a mobile application for another LLC (company B). We agreed that company B does not pay me anything to company A but they will share revenue – 50/50 from ads and in-app ...
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Cosmetology salon workers status in California from 2020?

I have been reading at various sources that beauty salon workers that have independent contractor status would be reclassified as employees starting from 2020 throughout the California. Presumably ...
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Are there some torts for which the proof is “slam dunk” or close to?

The tort in question is that a driver hit a child while driving. Below are three different cases of this: Example 1: Someone is driving in a residential neighborhood at a "safe" speed of about 10 mph....
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COCO - Common Objects in Context License Issues [closed]

As stated on Coco License: Images The COCO Consortium does not own the copyright of the images. Use of the images must abide by the Flickr Terms of Use. The users of the images accept full ...
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Resolution of intractable disagreements between shared car owners

The jurisdiction is the State of Maryland in the USA, should that fact be of interest. A friend of mine is involved in intractable dispute with the co-owner of a car. I'll call my friend Abe, and the ...
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“Penetration testing” of laws

In computer security, there is a process called pentest. People who do this are usually hired by a company to simulate cyberattack and find vulnerabilities which hackers could abuse. After they do ...
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Does a process exist to legally drive a homemade car?

Let's say that I have a very old car, install scrapped, recicled, off-the-shelf and/or handcrafted components, and effectively create a brand new car, completely different fron the original one, both ...
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How does the GDPR differ from national data protection law?

Before the GDPR came into effect, I had to deal with both the German Bundesdatenschutzgesetz and the Italian Codice in materia di dati personali, and recall them having very similar provisions (though ...
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Is it illegal to refuse a man to enter a Women's Only Poker Tournament?

I read a story about men entering women's only poker tournaments. One example from the article states that eight men joined the field of over 1000 female poker players in the $1,000 buy-in 2009 WSOP ...
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Personal Injury Attorney [closed]

I’m interested in being a personal injury attorney. A personal injury attorney receives both a salary and they get a bonus based on the amount they brought into the firm based on the contingency fees. ...
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Russian Dual Citizenship Tax Rules

My mother and I are thinking about having me applying for Russian citizenship since she is one. Is there any tax regulations we would have to be aware about if I were to apply, but live in the US? ...
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Is a carpark a road, given this definition in New Zealand law

I am wondering whether a car park would be considered a road. Per Land Transport Act 1998 interpretations a road is: (a) a street; and (b) a motorway; and (c) a beach; and (d) a place to ...
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What are the “default rights” for the source code on the Internet without license shown?

Suppose that one finds programming code from a web-page without any license. How a reader of the web page can use it? Can she copy it to own computer, compile it, run it, do some statistical analysis ...
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Un-Accepted Income

In the question, Refusing income or payment without tax liabilities, the accepted answer states, Generally speaking, you can not "turn your back" on income you are entitled to receive. What ...
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Process IP address without GDPR consent

We are trying to log the location of our visitors, without storing their actual IP address on our servers. To geolocate the IP address, we use an external service, to which we make an API request ...
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Cookie opt-in required on paid-for web-based software-as-a-service application?

Context: We provide a paid-for web-based software-as-a-service application. This application requires users to register an account, and agree to our terms & conditions and privacy policy to be ...
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What authority (or authorities) have established the status of State ratifications of U.S. Constitutional amendments?

Background In the Untied States, the NARA is the authority that receives all final documents related to the State ratification of a United States Constitutional amendment as implied on the NARA ...
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What legal concerns may be caused by featuring a post on meta?

Recently a post on Meta StackOverflow got unfeatured by SE employee, with the explanation that it was done because of some "legal concerns." Given that: similar posts exist on main Meta and are ...
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Is it illegal to create code that causes damage to a computer system?

I'm reading about the Computer Abuse Amendments Act of 1994 and I just read: 'it is illegal to create any type of malicious code that might cause damage to a computer system.' Can someone clarify ...
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Is it possible to request the court to appoint a public defender in a civil infraction case?

Related: In a civil infraction case, does the defendant have to turn over evidence to the prosecution beforehand? Simple parking ticket dispute. The defendant has been put through an unreasonable ...
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Would Australia extradite an Australian fugitive who escaped from an Indonesian prison?

If an Australian was convicted of committing a crime in Indonesia, then escaped from an Indonesian prison, and somehow made it back to Australian soil, would the Australian government extradite them ...
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Can a local government charge a fee to enter a public downtown area during an event?

Legally, can a local town or County in the U.S. (Florida) block off access and charge a fee to the citizens to enter a fenced in downtown area during an event?
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Meaning of numbers in UK Parliament Sessional Papers

I have a (scan of) an 1858 volume of papers drawn from Sessional Papers of the British Parliament. These appear to be Command Papers, which, according to various sources, were numbered [1] to [4222] ...
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Are skill game tournaments gambling?

We consider whether a skill-based online multiplayer game with some entry fees to a tournament and prizes for winner and sub-winners (consists of entry fees) is in US and EU law classified as a ...
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PTO payout at 50% due to combined sick and vacation leave In MA

Massachusetts resident working full time. Handbook states accrual of leave is earned monthly based on a yearly amount of 168 hours per year. The carry over limit is 35 hours annually. There is ...
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Is it possible to sell a software to enterprises, then release its source code for free?

The title says it all. Out of curiosity and because I didn't find any result when searching about that, I'm asking here if it's technically possible to sell a software to an enterprise, then months ...
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Are documents generated by the patient part of psychotherapy notes under HIPAA?

HIPAA defines psychotherapy notes as follows (emphasis added): Psychotherapy notes means notes recorded (in any medium) by a health care provider who is a mental health professional documenting or ...
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Are there any common names for company and individual contractor (US) in international law? [closed]

I know, natural person is almost common for non contractor person. But what is about common names for individual contractor in different countries; and for any company, corporation, etc.?
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What is the term for the human behavior of not being able to truly understand what it means to abide by a legal contract until after the fact?

Sorry if this is in the wrong place or just a dumb question. It honestly expect it to be rejected. However... I'm curious if there's a term for the human inability to fully predict what it will be ...
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What should I reply when someone ask about their GDPR information against a cold marketing email?

I recently received an email says "..please send me a GDPR information about all my data you have assigned to this email.." I collect the email address from a public domain (say GitHub) and ...
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Payed a company to draw a picture

I purchased a drawing to be commissioned by a company who is mainly based in Asia and the Uk, but they have artists that work for them all over the world. This was on November 1st 2019, they sent me ...
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Can I refuse to refund a client/friend if they didn't give me access to their website to honour a warranty?

This concerns UK law. Last autumn I made some minor alterations to the website of a business owned by a friend, adding their contact info next to the logo in the header of the webpage. I'm fairly new ...
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Does a Pet Deposit change the meaning of Wear and Tear?

I am curious, in a Rental Agreement there are the following stipulations for having pet(s) on the property: a non-refundable pet deposit be made (Payment) I think I can safely assume this is for ...
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Can a School Keep a Child from their Parents, as a byproduct of discipline? (USA)

This issue had been bugging me for a while, and I think I finally figured out how to phrase it: As one of the punishments for infractions, some schools will detain children, hold them past the end ...

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