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Copyrights of an application with similar name to another application

i has writing a php framework that its features is most important features that are exists in codeigniter and laravel and very very another features that is not exists in another frameworks. it's a ...
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HR is suddenly changing their opinion. Can this be considered an act of discrimination?

I had an email conversation with a HR considering an upcoming job interview that I was supposed to be scheduled for. In my last email I mentioned that I have a neurological condition that requires ...
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Job interview adjustment request was ignored. Is this an act of discrimination?

Imaginary situation: a candidate arrives to a job interview for a position of software engineer. She had notified the HR manager that she has severe mobility problems and thus can't move around unless ...
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What does “Dispense with formal citation” mean?

What does "Dispense with formal citation" mean? In various moot scenarios, I have observed the use of the phrase: If it pleases the court, may we dispense with formal citation? when ...
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Campaign sign on Zoom virtual background in town council meeting

As an energetic new member of my towns democratic party forum I was enthusiastic to join tonight's council meeting. I was fussing with zoom virtual backgrounds during the meeting and a political sign ...
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How does one decide on a number when proposing a settlement?

I'm taking my ex-landlord to court. I have multiple claims. He said he's interested in settling and so am I. Is there any standard procedure for coming up with a settlement agreement? Obviously I ...
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Free websites to help me find influential or contentious state/local cases in the United States?

I am looking for free websites that contain (potentially partial) catalogs of state and local court cases in the United States, and allows me to filter and/or sort by any of the following: The ...
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Are all nonprofits tax exempt or can there be charitable + tax-paying nonprofits?

United States/NY state here, if it makes a difference. My understanding is that there is a difference between a nonprofit corporation and its tax status. As I understand it, I can form a charitable ...
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Can an out of state driver's license be used to verify DOB in Illinois for a state ID?

The DMV page to apply for a state ID or driver's license in Illinois states that you need to bring proof of your date of birth to obtain an ID card. It links to an acceptable documents PDF which under ...
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Gsuite's Google Translate Privacy Policy does not exist

Despite the fact that Microsoft has "No Trace" policy for translating documents within their software using Bing Translator, I couldn't find any resources to describe how they would handle ...
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Help with legal interpretation: Employment termination bonus repayment

If you voluntarily terminate employment with the Company or for any reason fail to return from a non-job-protected leave of absence prior to one year of employment anniversary date, you will be ...
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Does procuring cause in real estate apply when you have to change an agent

I found a property for sale online and I toured it with an agent a week ago. There was no signed agreement between the agent and me. However, the agent is not willing to write an offer for me as they ...
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Sharing data to Law Insurance companies

Law Insurance companies expect to share all problem details to them and consider them as a trusted source while almost all the staff are able to look at your documents if you tell them your case ...
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How Does the Compulsoriness of Skipper Licences and Flag State Relate?

Focused core question What documents/licences should I get, if any, in case I didn't wanted to have problems with authorities while sailing around the world, on any given type of sailboat having any ...
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Can employer legally stop paying time & 1/2 to exempt employee after stating in the offer that they would do so?

Late July I got a job as a computer programmer on a 6 month contract with the agency that recruited me (although I actually work for another company). The job is W-2, paid hourly, but as I'm a ...
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“Minimum legal distance” between neighbor's property line and a plant of woody trees

As we know that trees are essential everywhere but they sometimes cause nuisances as well when not properly planted or maintained. Keeping this in mind, has there been made any law that describes the ...
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Can I use a tow truck for personal use (towing own vehicles)

I am sort of thinking of getting a vintage tow truck someday, partially as a restoration project, but I was also wondering if it could be legal for me to save money and tow my own vehicles if they ...
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Is it possible to get a divorce on documents completed online?

For a long time I avoided meeting my husband because I didn't want to divorce him. I think that without my consent, he cannot start a divorce proceedings. However, yesterday he brought me ready-made ...
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Do I have to pay rent at my business if roof is lesking [closed]

I rent a building for my salon and resale shop. The roof has been leaking for over five years and it’s ruining my stuff. I’m not paying rent anymore because my landlord refuses to fix the roof. Can he ...
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Can I get sued if someone uses a song on my app without proper copyrights?

I have a small social media sort of app, if some user were to use a song on my platform without proper copyrights can the platform(my app) get sued ? No there is no monetization for user.
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Is it legal for a public US university to advise its employees to purchase from businesses owned by people of color?

A public US university I'm familiar with is promoting an anti-racism initiative. As part of this initiative, a web article posted on the university's diversity web portal (which was advertised in an ...
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Paying off fines to enable voting is buying votes?

In Florida felons have to pay off all their fines in order to regain their right to vote. An organization is offering to pay off the fines of Florida felons so they can vote. Some people are ...
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Can my landlord ask for a fee for a non-executed lease?

In my lease, my landlord stipulated that on or before March 1st, he was going to email us a new lease (presumably for the next year), and we had to respond within 5 days whether or not we accepted ...
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If I have backed out of moving into my apartment, is my lease still binding/ am I entitled to a refund if my guarantor never signed the lease?

so I am 22 years old and from the state of New Hampshire. So I'm a recent college graduate and during the last 2 years, I have rented through the same leasing company with no problems. Fast forward to ...
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Contesting an expired drivers license ticket due to covid 19

I got pulled over in Ohio (with an Ohio license) a few weeks ago because one of my headlights was dim. The officer was clear that he was just letting me know. He asked to see my drivers license, ...
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Can a NDA define that, any information disclosed is incorrect and invalid?

Can a non-disclosure agreement specify that, after signing, any information disclosed or will be disclosed to any third party without permission is invalid, incorrect, and not factual, and this ...
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Clarifying Escape Clause for Rental Agreement

I've recently moved into an apartment in LA, and I'm on the lease with two other co-tenants. For a variety of reasons, I'm planning on moving out (it's a long story), even though all three of us ...
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Do I have a case against brother in law for non payment of shared mortgage?

My husband has been emotionally and financially abused by family for years. His parents have terrible credit and manipulated husband and brother in law (BIL) into buying a house for everyone. Shortly ...
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Missing budget due to employer-sponsor misunderstanding: is that breach of contract?

As per title, 50% of the budget for my salary is missing due to an employer-sponsor misunderstanding. The sponsor is giving 0.5 full time expecting that my employer would take care of the rest. On the ...
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Sell art prints online: copyright?

Say I would like to sell hand framed art prints, for decorations, on e.g. ebay. I have some example posters and so on, mainly modern art works from various modern art gallery's, often in the form of ...
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Employer suddenly decided to use finger prints for clocking in and out. Can I refuse?

I work in a retail store with about 20 staff members. Usually 3-8 work at a time. The job isn't meant to be permanent and pays close to minimum wage. All of a sudden they are adding a fingerprint ...
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Can a US company employ Iranian person outside US?

I have seen this link about Iranians working remotely for a US company. But it's (1) old and (2) about working remotely while living in Iran. I want to know that can I, as an Iranian, get employed in ...
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How can I find glass cutting patents?

How can I find glass cutting patents? Apparently they use a different numbering system than ordinary patents. For example, according to glass collectors, the following patent was registered: 63,795 / “...
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Can an author change the name listed on her book’s copyright page to a new one when she republishes the book?

I previously published books under a pen name through a publisher that has since closed due to the owner’s death. I’m planning to self-publish the books but under a new author name. Can I change the ...
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If Google wins Google v. Oracle America then would creating API compatible software clones be legal?

As of this writing, the Google v. Oracle America case over some of the Java APIs is set for argument on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 in the US Supreme court. If Google wins the case will that mean that ...
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To what extent can the government saying “we won't prosecute X” be used as a defense?

Suppose the DOJ says that they won't prosecute anybody for doing X. John Doe then does X, and the DOJ prosecutes Doe for it. Can John successfully use the defense of "the DOJ said they wouldn't ...
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Can the US Senate be abolished without unanimous consent of the States?

Article V of the US Constitution states, in part: and that no State, without its Consent, shall be deprived of its equal Suffrage in the Senate. It has been suggested elsewhere that abolishing the ...
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Advice and consent of the Senate is defined once in the U.S. Constitution

The constitution defines the phrase "by and with the advice and consent of the Senate" to mean "provided 2/3 of the Senators present concur". It uses this phrase to to constrain ...
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what can be done to find out how to see who owns a gmail account and facebook account used to slander me

I was the subject of an ABC news investigation against a unlicensed psychologist, the episode aired april 10th 2019, ABC attempted to interview the psychologist on april 8th approx 2:pm, less than an ...
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Is it illegal if someone posts a photo of me that was taken by their front doorbell without me knowing?

I was given an address from someone who owes me money. I went to the address and rung the door bell, a lady answered the door. I asked if Tom was there, she replied no and no Tom lives here. I ...
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Amenities I do not use but am being required to pay for

Can a landlord force tenants to pay for a service they did not request/enroll in? I am specifically asking about the $12/month package service that the landlord now says is not optional. Also, they ...
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Does EU/US copyright law follow its citizens wherever they go?

Abby lives in the European Union or United States. Abby visits Ben in Country X, which has no copyright laws. Ben has a copy of a movie that is protected under the copyright laws of Abby's home ...
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Is a US (New York) police officer allowed to take your keys at a traffic stop?

So I was browsing Reddit earlier and came across this video of someone on a motorcycle lane splitting in New York (which is illegal there), when a police officer swerved into the path of the rider to ...
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Does an employer have any obligation to report an employee with possible covid-19 symptoms?

Suppose you have an employee with fever during the covid-19 pandemic. Is there any law which makes mandatory to report your employee to the doctor, health authorities, or whatever for him/her to make ...
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Does the right to use a road affect liability in accidents?

The German traffic law is very restrictive for children on bicycles. In particular Strassenverkehrsordnung §2, section 5 states that children up to 8 years of age are not allowed to bike on roads and ...
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US law regards providing access to user's info to government

So I've heard some people(even in media I think) say that In US there's some law(or regulations) about digital companies(Hight Tech etc) that must provide access to user's information for government(...
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Is it illegal for a store to advertise a product and then never sell it?

Suppose (Store) is planning to sell (Product) at price $N. (Store) puts up a display inside the store for (Product), say an image and a price tag. (Product) is correctly listed as out of stock and (...
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Due process and Board decisions

Say an occupational licensing board in a US state denies an applicant, and then he follows their appeal process and had a hearing before a hearing officer who is not a member of the board. The hearing ...
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Can a president legally issue an executive order prohibiting someone form becoming the next president?

Source President Donald Trump ramped up attacks against his opponent, Joe Biden, calling Biden the "dumbest of all candidates," and went so far as to declare, "maybe I'll sign an ...
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Stealing a wealthy man's sperm to collect child support

Mary works as a maid for billionaire investor Maxwell Baron III. They live in New York. Mary always dreamed of marrying rich. However, perhaps because of her modest family background, no millionaire ...

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