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What are valid means of serving statutorily required tenancy information?

A landlord can't give their tenant a valid section 21 notice if the landlord has not previously provided the tenant with written information about the deposit and the scheme, the gas safety ...
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Can this be considered to be self-defense under U.S. laws (graphic video)?

The video is graphic. The store owner stabs a robber multiple times when his life wasn't threatened. Can this open him to criminal and civil lawsuits? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RCu4G_ZkBI0 I don'...
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Under GDPR, does blurhash of a profile picture count as personal data

Suppose I have a web service where users can have a profile page with name and picture. Blurhash is a technology that allows me to create a significantly blurred representation of an image, as a ...
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Reclaim hotel costs from landlord

I was renting a room from a live-in landlord. My girlfriend came from Japan to stay with me for a few weeks. While she was here, the landlord asked for an extra €100 per week while she was here to ...
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What does it mean that I must "immediately reimburse Owner for the cost of any insurance policy Owner obtains for the Apartment"?

On the lease I am considering signing, it says in section 32 D: Tenant shall immediately reimburse Owner for the cost of any insurance policy Owner obtains for the Apartment, including but not ...
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What did Hale mean by "survivor was authorised to give a receipt for the capital moneys"? Why's this relevant to establishing a common intention?

What did Lady Hale mean by "the survivor was authorised to give a receipt for the capital moneys"? As she wrote 'survivor', did someone die? Is "receipt" here like a receipt from ...
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Can a city police officer leave the city to pursue someone who commits a traffic offense within city limits?

If I commit a traffic offense in the city and a city cop observes this, and I then leave the city, can the city officer continue the pursuit, or must they terminate the pursuit at the city limits?
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LSAT questions help needed, where to ask?

Where can I ask questions when I need help with the Law School Admission Test (LSAT)? I am trying to practice LSAT questions and I have some problems with it.
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LSAT question HELP NEEDED [closed]

please explain the answer. i chose option c but the answer is option e
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The next door condominium HOA refuses to cut back 20'-30' high bushes that blocks my view. What action can I take to have them cut back these bushes

These enormous fast-growing thorn-covered bushes are in places 4' feet over my property line. Besides being up to 30' high, they block my view of the horizon and foothills. My HOA has contacted the ...
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Must energy providers cease collection on active complaints and pay £500 for ones referred to the energy ombudsman?

https://www.instagram.com/tv/Cgz4SgUFhnJ/ Specifically, is it true that energy companies are not allowed to undertake any debt collection activity on one's account after one has raised a complaint ...
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Will get in trouble selling this type of game cheat?

Unlike other cheat makers, who modify the game or use the games code as utility for their cheats(dll), and/or inject code(dll) into the target game, instead i have my own software who access the game ...
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Is it legal (in USA) to charge for scraped (public) datasets?

I recently came across ScrapeHero which publicly sells scraped datasets of various kinds. Store locations, product lists etc. Example: IKEA USA locations. Is it fully OK in USA to simply state that ...
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Corporate reorganization - subsidiary rejoins parent?

I'm looking for a term to describe when a previously structurally segregated entity is brought back under the parent. I suppose merge isn't wrong here but I wondered if there was something more ...
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What are the _vertical_ limits of a country's (or other entity's) territory?

The examples deal with the US, but I'd also be curious about similar laws relating to other countries. Imagine there is an underground cave or tunnel whose entrance is in Sonora, Mexico, but which ...
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Using an image found online

I was about to do something but got curious about the legal aspects. Say you search for an image of something, for example a famous work of architecture, because you recently visited it and want to ...
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Is Indiana Handgun Permit Valid, If I'm no Longer a Resident?

Indiana offers a lifetime handgun permit to Indiana residents, per IC 35-47-2-4 (a)(2): Licenses to carry handguns shall be either qualified or unlimited, and are valid for ... the life of the ...
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Starting a Tech Company: Should I rename and reuse my existing C-Corp, or form a new one? [closed]

I have a delaware-based C-Corp formed some years ago, still in good standing, that I used to create a tech startup (never raised any funding, or generated any revenue) which I have put on hold for now....
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Must a law be broken for a court to hear the case?

An agreement between a union and association has expired. Though it had been renewed for many years an impasse has been reached and lockouts have happened. The union has taken the association to court ...
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Serving mandated accompanying materials to an eviction notice by email

On methods of valid service for an eviction notice, case law is rich, extensive, abundant, and unequivocally clear: electronic communications are not a bs valid method of service unless a tenant has ...
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What is the maximum delay for social share (part sociale) effective payback in France? [closed]

Is it treated the same as a consumer payback? I haven't found anything on this specific payback. I heard companies that took as long as three months after the general assembly but it feels abusive.
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Can the same person be charged multiple times for the same crime?

An example of this is, let's say someone is accused of animal cruelty (misdemeanor) and has 10 animals involved, would it be fair to charge this person with 10 counts of cruelty to animals? Even ...
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Was Alex Jones's attorney handing over phone-record evidence a "mishap" or required by law?

CNN reports on Alex Jones's case regarding Sandy Hook as follows: Jones, who was the sole witness for the defense during the trial, did not fare well Wednesday as he was cross-examined by the ...
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I am writing a service agreement, how do I cite a legal code in the agreement?

I am writing a service agreement, how do I cite a legal code in the agreement? As a company, I need to state what we will do and what the law requires us to do This is the law: cvc 22658 (m) (1) A ...
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Do automatically generated notifications from deposit protection schemes' own computer systems adequately fulfill landlords statutory obligations?

Note: please provide citations on the issue to substantiate any answers. Under the housing act 2004 the landlord must furnish the tenant with information about their deposits protection within 30 days....
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Must a deposit be reprotected for each successive tenancy, even if both the tenant and property remain the same?

Suppose Tim the tenant signs a 1yr fixed term AST with Larry the landlord. Tim pays Larry a deposit, which he protects. At the end of the fixed term Larry and Tim elect to sign another fixed term of ...
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Did Google illegitimately unpublish my app from the store? And can I sue them?

I have an app with lots of downloads and 4.8* reviews on the Play Store for over the last 2 years. In the last update we submitted they decided to check the Privacy-URL as well. This URL was temporary ...
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Must a work be "essential" for fair use to apply?

In comments on this answer (now moved to chat) user supercat wrote: While there seems to be a belief that use of short clips is automatically fair use, a key requirement of fair use is that the ...
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Can I share Health Care Power of Attorney with another person listed?

My father has a Durable Health Care Power of Attorney that appoints me as his agent "effective on [his] inability to make or communicate health care decisions". It goes on to say that if I ...
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When a person intentionally misrepresents items to a self-checkout machine to save money, what crime is being committed?

There are plenty of ways that people "trick" self-checkout machines into giving them discounts. Some popular ways include: When the machine asks what item is being weighed, intentionally ...
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Tax Responsibility - American Remote Work in Toronto

I'm an American software developer working for an American financial services company that only services American citizens and permanent residents. I am a remote worker who lives and works in Michigan....
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Does Google have a right to block our app for trademark use?

In a recent app store update, we've included in our description the names of several brands that we support through functionality in our app. Some if not all of these names are trademarked in the ...
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What is the process and deadline whereby penalties may be sought from landlords For breaches of deposit protection obligations?

Suppose one paid a deposit and did not receive prescribed information confirming its protection within 30 days but only more than 8 months later. The landlord should be liable for 1-3x the deposit ...
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Could an advertising campaing be legally imitated if it is based on public domain images?

The case I am thinking about is absolutely hypothetical. The company XYZ asks an agency to create an advertising campaign. Outsourcing after outsourcing the work ends up on a gig site and it is done ...
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Does the labor code supersede an employment contract for notice service? (Canada, NS)

Just a technical question. My employment contract states that notices must be served by Courier, Mail or Email and that my notice period is 30 days from service. The NS Labor Code states: Notice of ...
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Does SolveForum abide by the CC BY-SA licence for StackExchange content?

I have noticed that SolveForum is replicating StackExchange questions, particularly their Biology Forum which seems to be replicating the Biology StackExchange questions (but not answers). While this ...
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Understanding legalese in a UK template service agreement

I'm reading a template service agreement prepared by a UK private limited company for an executive role, and I struggle to understand this clause 13.11, which concerns the post-termination ...
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"Find my device" and GDPR compliance

Google and Apple both offer a "Find my Device" service which allows to track or even remotely wipe a stolen device. Yet some companies claim that tracking stolen devices is not a legitimate ...
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Why would a savvy, skillful lawyer refuse to apply to be a Queen’s Counsel in England and Wales?

Assume that a lawyer is shrewd and skilled enough, has even been regarded and touted to be a future QC, and can swimmingly afford the application fee. In England and Wales, solicitors have become, ...
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Housemate's car backed into garage when remote started - who's at fault?

Bob and Alice live together. Bob is away from home on a trip. Alice is home to greet the contractors for house repairs. When the contractors arrive, they tell Alice they need the driveway for the ...
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In INA 212(a)(9)(B)(i), what does "other than an alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence" mean?

INA 212(a)(9)(B)(i) states that Any alien (other than an alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence) who— (I) was unlawfully present in the United States for a period of more than 180 days but ...
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At what point does something become theft?

Let's say Bob enters a store and he only needs to pick up a few small items. The store provides shopping carts but he doesn't use one. He grabs the small items he needs and to transport them to the ...
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How do extraditions work between countries with different law contexts?

As part of an international investigation between Morocco and the FBI, the 21-year-old Frenchman was arrested and jailed in Morocco. He is wanted by the United States for his alleged involvement in ...
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Are forced arbitration clauses legal in European countries?

I'm curious about the legality of forced arbitration clauses in "fixed format" contracts that the general public are expected to agree to for buying goods or using services. I'm not ...
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Can you be denied a concealed weapons permit in NY if you don't have social media or give references?

Since the Bruen decision, NY has changed the requirements to get a concealed weapons permit. They have since required applicants to demonstrate “good moral character” and (1) attending an in-person ...
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What would happen if qualified immunity is ended across the United States?

There is a growing movement to eliminate qualified immunity for Police officers in the United States. What would happen from a legal perspective if this actually happened? Can officers be personally ...
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Does John Demjanjuk ruling theoretically jeopardize members of the US armed forces residing on German soil as parts of a "mass murder machine"?

Does this decision/ruling mean that an American soldier can not safely cross German soil due to universal jurisdiction? Practically speaking given the international political dynamics I don't suppose ...
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Can an improper prosecution defeat the double jeopardy rule?

If a case is brought under let's say murder and it is deemed the incorrect law to have charged the defendant with. Let's say due to an incompetent DA if the defendant is found not guilty because of ...
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Is “dry humping” someone under 18 considered rape? [duplicate]

Can fully-clothed dry-humping someone under 18 without consent count as rape in the state of Arizona? And if not, what sort of offense is it? If found guilty, what would a typical punishment be in the ...
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Speed enforced by radar - why the extra verbiage

Jurisdiction NYC. Sample speed limit sign. +-------------+ | | | Speed Limit | | NN | | | | Enforced by | | radar | +-------------+ Why must the authority ...
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