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suing in Mexico an American company based in Dallas Tx [closed]

I worked in Mexico or an American company based in Dallas Tx They hold part of my pay check about half of it they also made some of the employees go from Mexico to the USA and work without a work ...
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What rights do students of public universities have regarding professional misconduct / lack of rule enforcement?

I’ll try to keep the story short, but the university I attend has recently had a tense situation arise between a professor and a student. The professor clearly broke the University’s own rules on ...
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What can a company do that contracts for services with an IT company and cancels contract but IT company won't return proprietary data

What can an insurance company who contracts for services with an IT company do if IT company will not return propietary data after insurance company cancels contract to use a different IT company ...
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In the US, can a manufacturer enforce how their products are used?

Petzl (a company manufacturing outdoors equipment) has the following statement on their website: Self-belaying is prohibited! We cannot ignore the fact that some people use the GRIGRI as a ...
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Tipping competing salon that unjustifiably sued us to IRS for misclassifying their former employees?

We are being sued by a competing business salon that in complaint filed with court alleges that their "former employees" conspired with us in stealing trade secrets (a.k.a. customer contact list). In ...
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What bar ethics restrictions are there on lawyers commenting on current legal cases?

In the United States, what bar ethics restrictions are there on lawyers publicly commenting on ongoing legal cases in which they represent no parties? Since different state bars might have different ...
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I was kicked out during the orientation

I was offered a full time job that i did not take and i refused it and I requested for a part time. I called and i asked since the director didn’t reply to my email or message and i was told that the ...
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You must pay more just because you can

Suppose I win a civil lawsuit against two parties in California, one being wealthy and the other being poor (and unlikely to pay), but the poor party has clearly (according to the judge, any jury ...
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Court for parental rights of a kid [closed]

Well I adopted a kid when he was 3 years old.That was 3 years ago. His parents were drug addicts and the kid was given to the social services. Their parents have gone to rehab and successfully dont ...
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How to prevent app to publish except play store?

I have published one application to the play store around 2 years ago. it has a good user base. But my problem is that I found my app on apkpure https://apkpure.com/ also where I have never uploaded. ...
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Marriage between two brothers and related situations

Incest (for example between a brother and sister) seems to be illegal in most countries. The main (and only?) argument for that is that there is a high probability that the children might be ...
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Bookmarking Service - How much of a website's page is it okay to analyse?

I'm working on an app that could be described as a bookmarking service, where a user can add a URL and build topical lists of interests. For some specific websites that a user could be interested in ...
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Why's it nonsense that a contractual variation is enforceable if the other side’s obligations are altered trivially, but not otherwise?

What exactly does otherwise mean? What are the other wises? wise means manner/extent. O'Sullivan & Hilliard's The Law of Contract (2018 8 ed). p 106. 5.55 Furthermore, there are several more ...
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Don't David v Goliath cases make obvious why the claimant’s reasonable expectations should prevail over what the contract says?

Mindy Chen-Wishart. Contract Law (2018 6 edn). p 434. 11.5.4.4 Exemptions for breach of contract Section 3(2)(a) invalidates unreasonable exclusions or restrictions of liability for breach ...
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How does it make any sense that a landlord buys its tenant's leasehold interest in the landlord's property?

Pls ELI5. The Landlord (Hughes) unmistakably owns the property leased to the lessee (Metropolitan Railway Co). Thus why'd a Landlord buy the lessee's leasehold interest in the landlord's own property?...
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In Tweddle v Atkinson (1861), why didn't Tweddle's dad sue?

I read the judgment but it doesn't answer my question. Richard Taylor, Damian Taylor. Contract Law Directions (6 edn, 2019). p 89. Before we move on to estoppel, this last section on consideration ...
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Would Veronica Theriault Have Been Arrested in the US?

There is a viral news story about an Australian woman named Veronica Hilda Theriault, who falsified her resume and used fake pictures and references to get a high-paying job. She was arrested and ...
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German “Quiet Hours” exceptions

I haven't been to Germany but I've heard of the Quiet Hours law. It is required to keep noises at very low levels during "quiet hours" like at night, on Sundays and holidays. However, I'm pretty sure ...
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Requirements to be a DPS for a LHCSA in New York State?

I'm looking to hire a Director of Patient Services (DPS) for a Licensed Home Care Services Agency in New York State. I understand that the DPS must be a Registered Nurse. Are there any other ...
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Can a man who owns a strip of land going through another's house extort the owner of the house with threat to build on the land?

There was a recent article on cracked.com discussing an individual who accidentally purchased a tiny strip of land, worth approximately 50 dollars, thinking he was purchasing the house it ran through. ...
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Is it illegal to NOT store logs within the UK? (VPN related)

Introduction: I co-run a VPN company. I have a few legal questions since our service has a strict NO-LOG policy enforced. Question: In the UK, it is illegal to store sensitive and private customer ...
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Is due process a civil right or liberty?

Civil liberties are rights afforded to people that the government cannot impose upon. Civil rights govern government processes in an attempt to make them fair. Is due process a civil right or ...
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Is there any legal way to stop specific websites from offering nulled versions of my software for free?

Last year I wrote a piece of software that functions as an accessory application for a large forum software suite. Specifically, it is an "Application" for Invision Community. You can find other ...
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Can State/City bar US Federal LEO from certain locations?

The Official Website of the City of New York claims: Federal enforcement officers, which includes ICE, cannot enter hospitals, schools, or shelters. What exactly does this mean? E.g., suppose an ...
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In Canada's famous “Ron Engineering” case, what really is protected by Contract A?

In Ron Engineering, the supreme court ruled that a "Contract A" is formed when a bidder submits a bid. This seems to imply that Contract A is formed by the bidder, not the receiver of that bid, ...
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does the phrase below mean a 'No Comment' notification must be received?

Project Co shall implement the plan submitted in accordance with Section 4.6(a)(iii) upon receipt of a NO COMMENT notification from Contracting Authority, in accordance with Schedule 10 - Review ...
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Are “de facto independence” and “de jure independence” really international law terms?

I have seen a certain factions of Taiwan independence supporters claiming that Taiwan's current status is "de facto independence" and only needs to formally declare independence to make its status "de ...
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Investment Service Business - What are the legal requirements? [closed]

What are the legal requirements of operating an investment service that trades cryptocurrencies on the behalf of clients? Specifically in the United States. Clients would send their cryptocurrency ...
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How do I protect my assets in a will from being passed to potential second spouse if my wife should remarry and die?

Jurisdiction in in the USA . I do have children and want them to have my assets should my wife remarry and --pass away-- and not to her second spouse. We are writing our will out and someone ...
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FCC: 1975 Rules Relating to Multiple Ownership ( 47 C.F.R. § 73.34, 73.240 and 73.636 ) source? does it exist?

Where can I find the original/historical 47 C.F.R. § 73.34, 73.240 and 73.636? To clarify, I'm looking at wikipedia: Cross ownership rules of 1975, but cannot find the primary source: Amendment of §§...
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When purchasing with excess cash in a shop, is the sale completed when I pay, or only when I receive change

I'm asking purely out of curiosity, and would be happy with answers relating to any jurisdiction(s). As an example, Ben wants to buy a banana from Sam's shop. Bananas are priced at £0.50 each. Ben ...
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Is it legal to copy the design of a website only to demonstrate coding ability to clients, nothing more?

I'm trying to find out what is "fair use" or not. I'm a web developer trying to get off the ground and my website portfolio has nothing. So, I'm thinking to have a section of my website called "how-to ...
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Is a contribution clause necessary in dual-licensed MIT-or-Apache code?

I’ve noticed a lot of dual-licensed MIT-or-Apache Rust projects have added this clause concerning contributions: ### Contribution Unless you explicitly state otherwise, any contribution ...
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What to do if seller sends more than ordered?

I recently ordered one volume of sheet music online from a boutique publisher in The Netherlands that only accepts orders via email (I'm located in Sweden). My email clearly stated a single product ...
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When not to participate in a civil case appeal

Suppose a party files a notice of appeal and gets an appeal brief due date and properly responds however the intended appellees ignore the notice of appeal aka do not respond to the notice of appeal - ...
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How to prevent assets in a will from being passed to a person suffering from incurable dementia?

Triggered by this question, a similar one. How can I write a will such that if a beneficiary is suffering from senile dementia at the time I die, they are passed elsewhere? The situation may well ...
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Under what circumstances is summary judgment or an expedited trial granted?

From what I understand, a summary judgment is granted by a judge if the facts are not in dispute. So what is the threshold for this? Example: A hits B, and B sues for assault and battery. During the ...
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What can I do if the tenant has vacated the apartment but didn't pay last month bill for electricity?

I have an apartment which I gave to 3 students on rent. This month they vacated the apartment without paying the last month electricity bill. I have no written agreement but did police verification. ...
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Legality of Cyber Attack on illegal foreign website

I live in a country where website that provides pornography, illegal drugs, prostitution, illegal gambling, etc are forbidden (in Indonesia). But foreign websites (ex. from western countries) on those ...
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For what “apparently formalistic procedural reasons” would courts deny potential illegality to continue unchallenged?

I read the judgment on BAILII, but still don't grasp the meaning of the boldening. Bradley, Ewing. Constitutional and Administrative Law (2018 17 ed). p 683.       Claims for ...
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Why would estoppel allow officials to play fast and loose with legal rules and the limits of a public authority’s powers, duties or jurisdiction?

I read all three cases in footnote 193, but they don't explain the boldening.       At an earlier time, the courts rejected the use of the private law doctrine of estoppel in easing ...
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2 meanings of 'power in Admin Law – 'authority to restrict or take away the rights of others' v 'the capacity to act in a certain way'

See emboldening pls. What are the other differences between the two meanings of 'power'? I don't reckon I spotted any! Isn't (b) just a type of (a)? 'authority to restrict or take away the rights of ...
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What can a victim company do when it's hard to differentiate between a Physical Pentest from a Criminal Physical Penetration

Red Team: Adversary Simulation. A team of penetration testers (a red team) is hired to legally break into a facility to test its security. Since the job of Red Teaming and Penetration Testing, ...
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Ownership of email

I am employed for a company (in New Zealand) that has its own domain and which runs their own mail server. At the time of my employ I was at liberty to forward email from (myemail)@(company.name) to ...
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In addition to base pay, what other payment in lieu of benefits must employer provide?

I may be confused about this. In Canada, in addition to the hourly rate, must an employer pay any additional fees, like vacation pay? I know one place I work paid 4% of base rate in lieu of vacation. ...
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What are one's options, if he is incorrectly listed as defendant in civil lawsuit?

A little background: Two employees working for a competing beauty salon left it and came to us to rent out two stations. Since day one we have had landlord-tenant and not employer-employee ...
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Could evidence obtained through time travel be admitted under the Fourth Amendment?

This is of course a wild hypothetical question and there is probably no good answer. Suppose a police force obtained a time machine and wanted to use this to obtain evidence to investigate crimes and ...
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How to protect assets from being passed to a beneficiary in a will when they are likely to die soon also

I'm going through the process of creating a simple (my first) last will and testament. I'm young with modest assets. I'm married with no children and live in the United States. I'd like to have ...
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Mootness as a strategy to maintain unconstitutional regulations

In the U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) arguments for New York State Rifle & Pistol Association Inc. v. City of New York almost all time seemed to be devoted to the question of mootness. This case is ...
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Trademark on name “Galactica”

I am not very knowledgeable in the matters of international trademark law so I was hoping to get some insight here. I am considering a development of a computer game and the best name I came up with ...

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