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Do state courts have the authority to issue injunctions against the US federal government?

If it is alleged that some action or policy of the US federal government is acting in violation of federal law or the US constitution, it is common that someone will file a lawsuit in federal court ...
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Who is liable when a consumer sues a company?

Recently, a vegan customer decided to sue Burger King for cooking a plant-based burger on a grill also used for cooking meat. This got me thinking: who would usually be liable for this sort of case? ...
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What actions give rise to legislative immunity?

A legislator is being sued under 42 U.S.C. 1983 for violating a constituent's civil rights. The legislator wants to assert legislative immunity as a defense. What is the test for determining whether ...
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Which Cookies require consent for GDPR

I use a number of different cookies on my website for tracking and saving preference. I'm very confused about which can and cannot be set with and without consent under GDPR I'm certain I need ...
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A scam justified in the “terms of use”

Before asking this question, I should say some words. Because this question seems similar to another question I asked, I worry someone may mark this as a duplicate without understanding - In fact, ...
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How to adopt a class from .Net Core? [on hold]

.Net Core is licensed under MIT (copy below). If I understood it correctly, it says I'm allowed to copy and modify the software, including for sale, but that I have to include the license text in "...
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Can a founder 'gift' pre-existing assets to a company after hiring a cofounder?

I live in the U.S. Suppose that I create a company with a deposit of $10,000 and want to bring in a cofounder for an equity stake of 15% in this company. I have personal assets like computer code, ...
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What responsibility I have by letting customers take payments from their clients on my system

I want to let users add their Stripe, Braintree or other payment processors API keys to my system and then let them send links to their clients where they can pay for services or whatever they are ...
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C-91/92 Faccini Dori v Recreb – How does the textual argument that directives bind Member States addressed, support horizontal direct effect?

The author's trying to rebut the court's denial of horizontal effect for directives, but I don't grasp his emboldened rhetorical question. The answer's yes. But so what? Robert Schütze. European ...
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41/74 Van Duyn v Home Office – What legal basis for arguing that only those acts that are directly effective can be referred?

I don't grasp how "the third argument only begs the question"? On what legal basis can you argue that only those acts that are directly effective can be referred? Robert Schütze. European Union Law 2 ...
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41/74 Van Duyn v Home Office – What's “sleight of hand” about the argument that excluding direct effect incompatibles Directives' binding effects?

Plz see embolden phrase under. Why's argument 1 "sleight of hand"? I don't grasp why author brings up international law – how's it relevant? This case is about how the UK "had not ‘implemented’ the ...
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Can I switch my user's payment provider without their consent?

My company uses a payout provider that pays out money to our users. However we have decided to switch to a different payout provider and we are wondering how to inform our users. During this migration ...
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Could the administration justify a rescission of DACA with being anti-Latino?

Let's assume that the Supreme Court will let stand the lower courts' decisions: That rescinding DACA for the bare-bones reason that it is illegal does not meet the criteria laid out in the ...
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In the Trump Impeachment process what is the legal status of notes?

Let me give some background. In my life I make reports on people's homes. My insurance company forces me to use a standard report report that they issue. Why? Because if I used my own format or my ...
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who owns the copyright to someone giving a speech

My question is about video recordings. Who owns the right to a video recording? Is it the person recording or the person being recorded?
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How to obtain a US court order from a different country?

My brother died a few months ago. I requested Google via an online form for the email data of my brother. Now they have replied and told that they need a court order (which contains few information. I ...
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What happens to loans issued by a startup if the startup fails?

I live in the U.S. Suppose that I invest $50,000 in a startup company, signing "typical" paperwork for a 55% stake. The founder then uses the money to issue a $20,000 loan at a minimal interest rate ...
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Breach od contract dismissed with prejustice no burden of proof

This is a bias case. Had all the material fact, evidence, in memo in support several times over 500 pgs. Depositions were taking the defendant clearly says he bought business. Case stated in 2015 ...
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Is it lawful for my old company to buy back all my shares today but pay me over the course of several years?

Brief context is that I quit a startup with some vested shares (not options) that I have already paid taxes for. Their attorney is arguing that the shareholder's agreement allows them to buy back all ...
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Real estate - Transfer Disclosure Statement and Disclosure of Repairs

This question pertains to real estate law in the state of California. I recently purchased a house and moved in this past weekend. Yesterday, the first rain event of the season occurred, and several ...
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How do I find more info about these cases on a county court website?

https://www.saccourt.ca.gov/search.aspx?q=kb%20homes I tried looking up the case numbers, but couldn't find anything
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Legal hurdles to providing personalized service based on protected demographics?

I am a computer scientist and UI/UX designer working on a fun project - perfect interface discrimination. Essentially, in the same vein as perfect price discrimination, I want to create a system that ...
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What does the US Constitution mean by “bribery”?

The US Constitution mentions several specific crimes as impeachable offences. Among these is "bribery". In the English language as it existed at the time of the framers, did this single term refer ...
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Using images from the web in a survey

I am making a survey about beverage ingredients, and to give examples in the survey it'd be easy to use images from blog posts/websites or websites of companies that make these beverages. From this ...
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Copyright of vocabulary collections?

I recently stumbled across an answer to a question stating that certain content could not be copyrighted. I wonder if this is also the case for collections of vocabs found online. Can they be ...
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Landlord obligations when plumbing causing flooding in unit

I live in an old building that was originally a single family residence but long ago was converted into four units. The unit below mine has flooded probably 10 times in the last year. Our landlord is ...
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Court Decisions where Ethereum Blockchain was used to determine a verdict

I asked on https://ethereum.stackexchange.com/, and was directed here. Where can I find actual cases where Blockchain (particularly Ethereum Blockchain) was used in a case, or better yet, decided the ...
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Missouri Public Record doesn't say misdemeanor

I'm looking at my public record and my charges and all it says is RSMo: Not Available. I looked at other people with MIPs and they say the same thing however other charges that I knew of showed ...
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Legal status of photos of trademarks

The link below takes you to a photo of a sign bearing a registered trademark... North Dakota - Legendary Yet the photo is in the public domain. I would like to use the photo in a book about state ...
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Bought a book that is in the public domain … but the T&A of company says I can't redistribute it

I purchased an ebook that I'm 100% sure is in the public domain (published in 70's, no copyright notice or copyright reg with us office). However, the company I bought the ebook from has this in ...
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Doesn't COPPA incentivize mislabeling Youtube videos?

My understanding of the current situation with Youtube and COPPA is that Google was collecting private data (comments, viewing history, email addresses) about kids, which is a clear violation of COPPA....
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Does an adult with a legal guardian have the right to see who they want?

For context- there is a family friend who has autism. This man used to live with his father, who was his legal guardian. Upon his father's death, a family member took over taking care of him. This ...
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Is remove and ignore a valid response for copyright infringement notice in the EU?

There is a Hungarian non-profit organization in the EU, which has a website. One of the members posted an article on that website and use a copyrighted image as an illustration. The image was ...
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Seeking advice regarding Judicial Review in the form of Cart against Upper Tribunal refusal permission to appeal

I have an immigration issues here in UK. My asylum claim was refused back in April 2013, by Home Office using words that doesn't exist and or using non-existent events and what was more worse by that ...
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Tried for a crime committed in another country

I want to ask whether a country can try a citizen (or a PR) for a crime not committed under their jurisdiction, provided that such country has no extraterritorial jurisdiction over its own citizens or ...
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Handling a disputed invoice: verbal quotation

If a professional services firm gives a verbal quote (in line with market rates) but then bills for services that, by an order of magnitude, exceed the original quote (and market rates) – what ...
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Does the product liability settlement law vary for online purchased products?

In this modern era, most of the products are online purchased. If the product is found defective or harmful, how can we file a product liability settlement claim? Does the process vary from normally ...
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p 129 of Gustav Radbruch's Einführung in Die Rechtswissenschaft

My local library doesn't subscribe to PhilPapers. Anyone here have it pls? No library near me has this German book. Robert Schütze. European Union Law 2 ed 2018. p. 211. All emboldenings are mine. ...
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How many choices are in para 47 of United Kingdom v. Council (Working Time) Case C-84/94?

Robert Schütze. European Union Law 2 ed. 2018. pp 261-263 scanned. Once the Council has found that it is necessary to improve the existing level of protection as regards the health and ...
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Is a 10 hour workday in Germany 9AM until 7PM or 9AM until 7:45PM?

From what I found in the google-translate of (what I believe is) the relevant Ministry of Justice page, it seems that lunch and breaks count towards the maximum of 10 hours per day in Germany. ...
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Hiding order invoice information, GDPR

I have a software where we can show order invoice information by typing in the order number and buyer email. Now the thing is that I need to hide the sensitive order information like: Name Surname ...
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How was Töpfer identified because it “had applied for a licence prior to a Commission decision that retroactively empowered the refusal of licences”?

Nigel Foster. EU Law Directions 6 ed. 2018. p. 246. 9.1.5.3 Instances in which ‘individual’ has been recognised Where the identity of the natural or legal persons affected is fixed and ...
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In 62/70 Bock v Commission (Chinese Mushrooms), whose “discretion to act was already waived”?

Nigel Foster. EU Law Directions 6 ed. 2018. p. 243. 9.1.5.1 Direct concern With ‘direct concern’, the general rule is that if a member state is granted discretion to act under the provision, ...
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How to seek concurrence for motion before service of process?

Should a Plaintiff, who is required to seek concurrence before moving to amend a complaint, do so before a defendant has been served with the original complaint? If Plaintiff is required to do so, ...
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Why unacceptable for Von Colson to have succeeded under direct effects against an arm of the state, but Harz not against a private employer?

Nigel Foster. EU Law Directions 6 ed. 2018. p. 215 8.2.2 Indirect effects Case 8/81 Becker, and its acknowledgement of a wider concept of direct effects as a standard by which the conformity ...
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well, I fell for the sugardaddy scam

So, long of the short. They offered to pay off my meager credit card debt. I was able to cancel all the payments but one. I called my bank and reported a fraudulent payment. It was for $211. So, am I ...
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Incorrect details on MLS listing, misrepresentation?

I am my own real estate agent and I recently got a property under contract. The description the selling agent added on the MLS said the property was rentable via Airbnb. When I asked for the bi-laws ...
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Game company goes bankrupt, another company wants to make a sequel how?

If a game company goes bankrupt but another company wants to make a sequel. Is it possible for the other company to obtain rights to make a sequel? Who would they even contact about this? p.s. I'm ...
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Florida HOA proxy eligibility

Are there an limitations imposed by Florida FS718 as to who can serve as a proxy? Specifically, is there any reason a non-owner can not serve as a designated proxy?
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Last Will and Testament

If you search for will services there are many that seem to do nothing more than fill your name and other details into a predefined format. These services also often charge money for it. Of course ...

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