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Would you be allowed to get a government ID if you had no fingerprints?

Would you be allowed to get an ID sans prints if you did not have fingerprints because you'd lost your hands in an accident or something? What if a construction worker who had accidentally sanded his ...
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Retired Police Officer (still state licensed) obligation to report a crime

*Texas *Retired Police Officer, still holds state license (former chief of police in small suburb) *family member of the officer tells him of an [alleged] assault against her What is the oath or sworn ...
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Are ThomasNet.com's terms and conditions contradictory?

ThomasNet.com is a directory for businesses to advertise themselves. It requires that business owners themselves " agree that you will not use this website or our services or applications for ... ...
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Reasonable to assume mobile application trademark protection will allow for robust competition?

The USPTO 009 International Class category for trademarks, which covers "recorded and downloadable media, computer software", is where every mobile application seeking trademark protection ...
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Taking large sum of dollars from the US to a country that is under economic sanctions

I am going to fly from one of the US airport to Iran (with a connection in Doha, Qatar). As you know Iran is not a normal country, as per its relation with the US. I am planning to take a relatively ...
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Can legal actions be taken against an app developer if his/her app fails due to technical faults?

For example, a developer has developed an app that shares the location of the user to the saved contacts during an emergency on the press of a button. But the app may fail to work due to network ...
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How to relinquish copyright for hired help [closed]

I have a small video game that I will be selling. Some people volunteered to translate it into different languages. I also paid for assistance creating some music for it. Everything is done already ...
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Default judgement when the court can't provide the requested relief

Bravo v. Pelosi is the latest attempt to overturn the 2020 US Presidential and Congressional elections. The plaintiffs are suing everyone they think is even remotely related to the election, and a ...
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What it takes to conceal facts of medical malpractice?

I would like to focus on cases which involve a complainant having suffered as a result of medical malpractice or neglect of their need for medical care exercised by their caregivers, such as parents. ...
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Does The “Right To Be Forgotten” Include Sent Emails?

Say that you maintain an email service, and person A, sends an email to person B who is also on your email service. If person A deletes their account would that mean that person B no longer can view ...
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A case of discrimination?

Adam has a "philosophical belief" that the fairness of most forms of discrimination is debatable, as a special case of his belief that most anything should be debatable in a democratic ...
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How can the odbl / dbcl data be used?

We have a database containing a list of addresses and want to start performing some analysis based on those addresses. It feels important to note we aren't selling or making our service public (or its ...
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How can illegal immigrants safely, legally return to their home country?

If one over stays his visa, and wants to go back, how can it be done? {For example, from California to Israel} I heard rumors that if one "gets caught" they might be held in detention ...
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How can employer help employee get green card?

What are the minimum requirements that an employer can go through to help his employees get a green card? If no company is made yet, is it legal to make a new company, just for the sake of helping ...
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Is there any chance of getting a penalty for cookies with no notification for a private person with small site?

I am planning a small demo application using DRF and when using the DRF web interface csrftoken cookies are saved by default. After reading tons of material about GDPR and cookies I completely disable ...
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Does CC BY-SA permit denial of attribution if the requested pseudonym is political?

According to CC-BY-SA 4.0, § 3(a)(1), "Attribution. If You Share the Licensed Material (including in modified form), You must: [...] retain the following if it is supplied by the Licensor with ...
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At what point is unsolicited explicit material considered harassment?

My significant other and I were talking about how often she seems to get explicit advertisements on Pandora or Youtube. I'm sure many of you have heard one or two at some point - I can type out some ...
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Help with “Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License”

I have a dataset to be used for Data Science research. This dataset (will be referenced henceforth as the "Original Dataset"), is licensed (to the best of my knowledge) under CCA-NC-ND. I ...
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Is this “Works for Hire” language enforceable?

I am reviewing a job offer that includes this Works for Hire clause: Works for Hire During the term of your employment, you may create an idea, process, trademark, invention, technology, program, ...
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How to send a document restricting its spread?

I have a personal project I am working on and I wrote a detailed presentation of it, where I describe the internal mechanisms in a certain detail. I do not know how/if I will license it in the future, ...
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Disclosure obligations to employers: UK full-time salaried employee intending to take up additional paid employment 20% with a non-competing business

I recently started working full-time (i.e. approx 37.5 to 40 hours/week) in the UK as a permanent employee of a UK-based private organisation, with monthly salary paid through BACS to my UK bank ...
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Are judges allowed to lie?

Is it legal for a judge to lie? For example; if a judge tells a condemned prisoner that he will be hanged at noon on one weekday in the following week, but that the execution would be a surprise, and ...
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Are online stores supposed to state the true “order cost”/value of an order on the package/envelope for the customs?

I bought an electronic device for about £200 (GBP) from a UK online store to a nearby country where I live. When the package finally arrived, a few weeks later, it stated "£20" for the value ...
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Why and when did New York State decide to run grand jury investigations differently from US federal grand jury investigations? Other differences?

CNN's May 27, 2021 video 'Frustrated and concerned': Haberman reveals Trump's view of NY probe includes a short interview with "New York Law School professor and former Manhattan assistant ...
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Do pedestrians have the right of way in parking lots?

Consider a parking lot, such as this one: specifically, its one-way lanes. If a pedestrian is crossing them, does he have the right of way? If a car hits a pedestrian there, is there a conceivable ...
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How are US grand juries instructed not to 'indict ham sandwiches' if there is no judge or opposing counsel?

In the May 26, 2021 video How a NY special grand jury could impact Donald Trump CNN’s senior legal analyst and former federal prosecutor Elie Honig mentions the following in a background piece ...
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Under what law or authority does a homeless asylum seeker's lack of access to mail impose a duty on the government to electronically notice an alien?

...if any. An asylum seeker in the United States is not entitled to work unless, for no fault of his own, the government fails to proceed with a non-frivolous application for 180 consecutive days, ...
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Is repairing dealership cars in Ontario illegal without mechanics license? [duplicate]

I want to start a car dealership in Ontario, Canada. Some of the cars I will be selling will need to have minor repairs done that I can do myself to pass safety (brakes, oil, lightbulb, etc.). I do ...
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New York City- Tenant Rights

I have a question regarding tenant's rights under a leased property; I can't seem to find the answer anywhere online. What are the obligations of a tenant in a 1yr lease to provide notice of vacating ...
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Estate Administration - Evaluation Date for Securities

Suppose an estate has assets (stocks and/or cryptocurrencies) that will go to the primary beneficiary , but the second beneficiary gets a % of the estate (in cash). How does the estate administrator ...
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Does it violate HIPAA to ask if employees are vaccinated? [duplicate]

My new company requires their employees to wear a mask if they are not vaccinated from COVID-19. When I came in for my first day, earlier this week, I saw some people not wearing a mask, and I asked ...
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Do new VAT rules apply to gifts from non-EU countries?

I'm a Russian citizen and I'm going to send a gift to my friend from EU (Poland). I heard that after 1st July countries of EU get new rules of VAT, and they also mean, that now you must pay VAT, even ...
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Impact of GDPR on remote work outside of the EU (as LLC)?

I do remote work for clients in the EU. The legal foundation is a B2B contract between two EU legal entities, one of which is the client's limited company, the other my limited company. Since both ...
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Does NEPA currently categorically exempt satellite systems? Is there any legal basis to Viasat's request for the FCC to consider light pollution?

Space News' Viasat asks FCC to halt Starlink launches while it seeks court ruling says: Viasat formally asked the Federal Communications Commission to stay an April 27 license modification that ...
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What are the formal requirements to cite the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in U.S. courts?

I understand that there has been no attempt to broaden protections subject to civil rights in the U.S. on the grounds of human rights so there is likely no example for such a reference, but U.S. ...
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Can I possess a locked unloaded handgun at a campsite in a county park in California?

I thought I found the answer in California Firearms Laws Summary : "Unless otherwise unlawful, any person over the age of 18 who is not prohibited from possessing firearms may have a loaded or ...
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Is robbery a non-violent crime? Can police deliberately ignore robberies? Is it legal to violently resist a robbery?

I just came across the following facebook status. I cannot testify to its veracity, although given the SF DA policy not to prosecute quality-of-life crimes it sounds believable. Anyway, this status ...
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Can Bob be convicted by the US for viewing fictional child pornography hosted by a US site while viewing it in a non-US country?

The wording on the relevant legal literature confuses me. According to 18 US Code 2252: Any person who.. (2) knowingly receives, or distributes, any visual depiction using any means or facility of ...
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UK - Can contracts override property deeds

If a property is held 50/50 on the deed by two people, can a contract be written up to adjust the ownership based on further conditions? Is there a specific name for this? For Example: A home is ...
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Can an employer monitor employees off-premises?

Can an employer monitor employees off-premises or during activities not in course of their employment? Can they fix what people can do in their day to day life and activities in any way? For example, ...
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What is considered “production” of an illegal image?

Is a child sex abuse image considered “produced” by Bob if it was “received” or “viewed” on Bob’s computer? Does the computer displaying the image on Bob’s monitor count as him producing it? Or would ...
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Would it be illegal for Joe Biden to take back pardons issued by former President Donald Trump? [duplicate]

I've been wonder whether this would be illegal to do if Biden were to take back pardons issued by Trump. Does Biden have that authority to do so if he wanted to or would it be Un-Constitutional?
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Is selling alcohol from one individual to another for profit illegal without a license?

Consider this scenario: Joe works at a liquor store. Shortly before the store closes a potential customer calls in, and asks if Joe could purchase the products so that the customer can buy it off him ...
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Is it legal for a store to accept payment by debit card but not be able to refund to it, even in event of staff's mistake?

A store accepts payment by payment cards, including debit and credit cards. Refunds are allowed, however due to a technical problem refunds cannot be made to debit cards. Sometimes a refund is ...
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Lemon Law: May civil penalties be assessed for the damages more than once and each up to 2 times thereafter?

Hypo... Bob buys a vehicle for $20,000 with a balance on the new vehicle warranty from the manufacturer; however, soon finds out that the engine, the AC and the radio do not conform to the written ...
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If a law or state constitution is struck down as unconstitutional, is there an obligation for the legislature to repeal it?

When a court strikes down a federal/state law or state constitution as unconstitutional, can the legislature just leave that unconstitutional provision on the statute book as long as the executive ...
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Evidence Estoppel

It is in the interest of the courts to that Florida HOA records are accessible so as to ensure that it is possible to resolve difference before bringing them to an authoritative adjudicating body. ...
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Cat Grooming Incident

I recently took my cat to a groomer that advertises as being ‘cat only’ and even had a large sign on the front door that said ‘No Dogs’. When my girlfriend dropped my cat off she said there were two ...
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Is arbitration an “action or proceeding”?

Section 1681h of the Fair Credit Reporting Act grants limited qualified immunity to creditors, stating that: [...] no consumer may bring any action or proceeding in the nature of defamation, invasion ...
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Could a third party be forced to hand over data if it is headquartered outside the US?

In the run-up to Epic v. Apple, Apple as the defendant has requested information via court from several companies that while not involved directly in the lawsuit, could be relevant for making Apple's ...

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