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What is the Constitutional justification for Federal gun possession laws/

The US Constitution reserves to the states all powers not expressly delegated to the Federal government. What is the Constitutional provision that allows for Federal laws such as the law that felons ...
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Did the DNC waive attorney-client privilege?

In a legal complaint filed by Carter Page, paragraphs 20-22 assert that the DNC waived attorney-client privilege when Fusion GPS disclosed that law firm Perkins Coie had hired Fusion GPS to assist in ...
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What do I put on an “Accepted” line?

I received a letter of intent to sign and the signature block has a line after "Accepted" as though I should put something there. <Legal Entity Name> ACCEPTED: _______________ BY: ...
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How can I learn about the famous patent cases at USPTO? [migrated]

I need information about the famous cases in 2019 at USPTO about the patent cases.
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Large company intellectual property theft

Say a company stole intellectual property from an employee(accept this as fact pretend he understands the contracts he signed and that this was infact his IP) . This employee is now concerned since ...
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Can I use these brands in my free app game as collective items

I'm wondering if I can use different items such as Kellog's Cornflakes or Nestle's Cheerios such as items you can collect by playing the game. Example the character will open a box that has a image ...
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Is it usual and cutomary for seller to provide credit card debt amounts and bank accounts to title agent

Got an unusual one.....selling a house, from an estate, as court appointed administrator. Title agent is asking administrator to provide the consumer credit cards and amounts, of decedent, owed to ...
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Why is a business allowed to refuse a customer?

The Dutch constitution says that everyone shall be treated the same when the circumstances are the same (my translation; original: gelijke behandeling in gelijke gevallen). In addition to that, there ...
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Product Liability and Consumer Expectation Test Regarding Cannabis Edibles [California]

There's a case where a first time edible user takes a gummy and incurs permanent health damage. I have to argue the stance that the consumer expectation test fails and there's a design flaw with the ...
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Difference between terms and clauses in a contract

I'm new to legal terminology used in contracts. I'm trying to understand the difference between terms of a contract and clauses of a contract. All the sites have referred so far provide no clear ...
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Insider trading and time travel

For purely academic purposes. This is not an ethics question. John works for Google. Google decides to release a new social media network called Google+. The launch causes every Facebook member to ...
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Will Stack Exchange EU terms still apply to Britain now that BREXIT has finished?

Background Information Britain has recently finished BREXIT (after years of painstaking decision making about pretty much nothing) and I was wondering whether Stack Exchange's EU specific terms still ...
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Traffic court incident

This happened a couple of years ago and I have a few questions. I got into a fender bender (I hit from behind a stopped car trying to make a left turn). Only damage to the car was on their back ...
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Conditions under which an adult grandchild of a Spanish citizen can acquire Spanish citizenship?

Does the adult British and born in Britain grandchild of a Spanish citizen have a right to Spanish citizenship? And if not, are they treated the same as a person who has no Spanish connections? I ...
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Can a retail tenant call a tow company to tow a car in private property?

We have a retail space at first floor of an apartment complex building. There're 4 parking spaces in the building that assigned to us for employee parking only.(The parking lot it separated with ...
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Is it fraudulent to run two similar companies for splitting out debt?

I started a reconstruction project about 2 years ago. I signed a contract with a building firm, let's say A, including a reconstruction plan of about one year. One year and 9 months later the ...
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Where is the line between transactional vs marketing emails with GDPR?

If a company that offers a product where the user logs in, such as a SAAS product, and they send emails with certain intentions, where is the line drawn between a transactional and a marketing email? ...
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When does liability and actions defer to the corporation

This question arises from the following question: WorkPlace_Refusal If you are requested by an executive to perform a task that you believe is illegal, the executive assures you that it is legal, ...
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If police come to my house with a warrant for my arrest, can they break in?

Suppose police have a warrant to arrest me for a minor offense, like failure to pay fines. If police come to my residence and I quietly hide they go away. If they see me at the window or I speak ...
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cross border copyright claim

i live in EU. somebody from another EU country is writing me that they intend to take me to court for a very minor possible copyright infringement. my question is - if meanwhile i move to live in a ...
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Cookie laws: Do I have to show a banner for technical cookies?

I am aware that technical cookies don't need consent, only marketing cookies need consent. However, if my site only uses functional cookies, do I still have to display a cookie banner that says what ...
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Would company A be legally liable if a hack is developed by a third party to run company B's software on A's hardware?

So let's assume there are 2 console companies: Company A and company B. Let's say that company A creates the gamesystem X and company B creates the playingmachine 5. Both companies have proprietary ...
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Can I mention the official Dungeons and Dragons campaign names on youtube?

We want to start a YouTube channel playing Dungeons and Dragons. Some of our DM's run official campaigns while other's homebrew. I know I can't use pictures and can use the SRD but can I use other ...
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Are open source RAT's legal?

I've been working on a Remote Administration Trojan (Malware) for fun, simliar to Quasar. I would like to publish the software on GitHub as an open-source/free to use tool for under the MIT license. ...
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Can a writer keep an editor's edits despite order cancellation?

I wrote an article and hired a freelance editor who delivered a result that didn't match the value of how much I paid him. He agreed to refund me. There are certain edits of his that I would like to ...
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How should copies of contributions from StackExchange be attributed?

On StackExchange there are two conflicting pieces of information about the requirement of attribution. How should it be done? From https://stackoverflow.blog/2009/06/25/attribution-required/ So ...
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Public Hospital District and Religious Meetings

We have a Public Hospital District in our small Washington State community. After a recent remodel they have a very nice community meeting room. I found that the meeting room is open to public to rent ...
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Is breaching ToS of installed software automatically a copyright infringement?

Suppose entity X offers some software (maybe for free, maybe for a price) bundled with some terms of service. Suppose person Y (after paying any relevant price) installs the software following X's ...
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How is responsibility fixed in a matter of mobile phone misuse, when multiple persons have been using the device?

This question involves a situation where somebody might possibly be misusing a relative's mobile phone to discreetly engage in some questionable online activity. Sharing of mobile devices is still ...
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What is the difference between “I swear” and “I affirm”

In court oaths, there is the option to admit one of the following: I [...] swear [...] so help me God. I [...] affirm [...]. What is the significant difference? I am looking for code, statute, law, ...
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Contract law: implicit payment?

If I enter an establishment that offers drinks/coffee/food and say "I'd like a coffee/beer/whatever" and the waiter gives it to me, shouldn't they explicitly mention that it's not for free? If some ...
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Clarification of “per stirpes”

If it matters, this is in the US state of Oregon. If we bequeath equal shares of something to our two children per stirpes, is his/her spouse automatically included, or only their children?
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Is there any European country that requires or required its citizens to have completed the compulsory school as a driving license precondition?

One of the many recent Romanian governments tried to introduce a restriction for getting the driving license: Romanians will no longer be allowed to get driver licenses unless they finish ...
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Does impeachment conviction necessarily imply removal from office?

The relevant bits of Article 1 Section 3 state that: Judgment in Cases of Impeachment shall not extend further than to removal from Office, and disqualification to hold and enjoy any Office of ...
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Manuscript transcription -

I was given a 250-year-old anonymous Italian manuscript to work on by its owner some time ago. I did research on it and transcribed it. I provided the owner with the transcription and the result of ...
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Can a Singapore-based crowdfunding platform invest in non-Singaporean businesses

So, I'm studying Singaporean regulations on Crowdfunding and P2P Lending platforms, and went through the MAS FAQs on the subject: MAS Response to Feedback Received - Facilitating Securities-based ...
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Paid Family Leave in New York State

If I take FMLA and use sick time and vacation time during my leave, would I still be able to receive any monies from NYS thru its Paid Family Leave? Or since I am being paid, I would not be eligible ...
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Relationship between subsections in an agreement [example provided]

Section 1.3 states "A student may be suspended or restricted in accordance with Section 5 of Policy A" Section 1.4 states "In circumstances where a student is X, the student may have restriction ABCD ...
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California news media defamation damages and actual malice

California Civil Code 48a concerns libels in news media: (a) In any action for damages for the publication of a libel in a daily or weekly news publication, or of a slander by radio broadcast, ...
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Is something considered stolen if it possibly could have been lost?

I had lived in a rental house where the landlord had the notion he could "immediately evict someone" if he felt like it. I installed a security camera. I have a video of the landlord and a couple ...
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Can a spouse get an Indian visa & OCI for a US-born child from an EU country, if the husband is in India?

I have heard both parents need to be present in same country for applying minor's Indian visa, with only exception of death or divorce. Note that - Father is not in the same country as Mother. ...
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Is creating commercial study guide materials for a trademarked exam considered fair use / illegal?

Provided that no text or diagrams are directly used, is creating commercial study materials considered against fair use / illegal? Given the amount of study guides available for various trademarked ...
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What will happen if someone/a group can't be confirmed that they commited a crime?

What will happen if (Bob) with 6 friends murder a person (Jake) in a room with 20 people, but after the police arrive they can't confirm which people in the room committed the crime? What will happen ...
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Philippines - United States

Just wanna ask is there a way to file a case to a person even though we are here in the Philippines? Our CEO from the US put a business here and then after 3 weeks of hiring us, they shut down the ...
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(How) Can a state be accountable for murder?

Premise: The fiancee of Jamal Khashoggi has said the world has failed to hold Saudi Arabia to account There are quite a lot of cases when agents of a state can kill (with or without sanction) an ...
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How far does professed ignorance of a critical fact go to prove professional negligence?

Plaintiff is suing a surgeon for complications that arose from the application of anesthesia. Assume that this has already been established as the cause of the injury. The following exchange takes ...
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Open Source Brand Infringement

I'm going to avoid using real names here, but this situation is real. There's an open source software called Foo which is used for cooking recipes that's been around for about 13 years and it's ...
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Do old buildings have to conform to “modern” building code in California?

I've only got the 2016 building codes on me, but there don't seem to be major changes in the relevant 2019 building codes according to what information I've been able to find. Section 402.5 (Chapter ...
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Can this be considered legally a fraud from a United Nations organization?

I came across a job advertisement few weeks ago in Stackoverflow: https://stackoverflow.com/jobs/305935/application-architect-net-c-sharp-unops?so=i&pg=1&offset=0&l=thailand&u=Km&...
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Why judge 'wrong to find that Art 3 created a procedural obligation to investigate whether there was a risk of a breach by the receiving state'?

I don't grasp the emboldened sentence. Pls see the question in title. How does investigating "whether there was a risk of a breach by the receiving state" differ from "whether such a risk actually ...

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