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Is it legal for the court to force administer ABA therapy on autistic patients?

ABA therapy is a controversial field of psychological therapy. It trains an autistic person to behave in a socially-acceptable manner. Such training is extremely onerous for some autistic individuals....
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How to determine HOA rights for roof replacement

I live in a collection of townhouses (about 100) with an HOA. Certain blocks of townhouses share a roof, but they are fee simple and homeowners are legally responsible for their roofs, although the ...
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How is it Legal for sites like Udemy to charge more than 517% (Literally) to it's existing users?

If you search for any courses in Udemy, when you are not logged in and Incognito (important, as they do cookie tracking and mix ups with pixel track as well). You will see a significantly low price. ...
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Indian RPWD-2016: How a person having intellectual disability but not autism is categorised? or an autistic person with not intellectual disability

Indian RPWD-2016 removes the term "Mental retardation", and introduces the term Intellectual disability. However, this act classifies the term intellectual disability into Specific learning ...
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India: Can late-diagnosed or adult-diagnosed autistics get a disability certificate?

RPWD-2016, for the first time, recognises "autism spectrum disorder" as a valid disability. But it says INCLEN test and ISSA scoring are used for disability certification process according ...
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Sports Betting in India

Betting in India is illegal. However, only one side of it - Running a Book, is illegal on Indian soil not placing bets. Now with the advent of online sports book Indians can place bets with offshore ...
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Can a non-canadian outside of Canada obtain a SIN for the purpose of opening a business?

Can a non-Canadian outside of Canada obtain a Social Insurance Number SIN for the purpose of opening a business or are they only available for Canadians and people residing inside of Canada?
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Can a company control who its shareholders are?

The current owners of a privately held company can decide who to sell the business to. (For example, a startup can choose which VC firms to raise from.) But what about a publicly-traded company? Can ...
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Is it legal for a US city to create its own currency?

Is it legal for a US city to create its own currency, and requires local businesses, or businesses and residents, to be willing to accept payments in that currency? That is, nobody would be able to ...
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Suing of Forced Kidney Transplant

I watched this video, and this mother, whose daughter needed a kidney transplant, adopted this child. She treated her nicely, but only because she wanted her daughter to get a kidney from the girl who ...
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What are the possible consequences for using a credit card from “free credit card” videos on YouTube for free trials?

Currently there is an Epic Games-Discord promotion going on, where the applicant can receive a three-month lasting free trial of Discord Nitro subscription. Now obviously, as many companies do ...
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Does an English Police Officer have the authority to compel a purchase?

Per these news article in the Daily Mail and Daily Express, Special Constable Penny Lancaster arrived at the scene of a crime, to whit, a gentleman urinating inside a public sculpture. She then... &...
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Dealing with drunken guy harassing us over anti-vaxxer and conspiracy theories, and cops won't do a thing?

We're in the U.S, and are a couple who are 37/F and 39/M. We live in a suburb of Kansas City, MO. Recently me and my fiance have had a drunken guy kept coming to our house harassing us and shouting ...
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Would it be illegal to help develop an overseas cryptocurrency exchange?

I have been recently invited by one of my personal friends, who lives in Russia, to help develop a cryptocurrency exchange platform. He has already began much of the work, but would like my assistance....
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Is there a complexity requirement for a handwritten signature?

Handwritten signatures are still used to authenticate a document, even though the more serious operations are done in front of a notary (at least in France). This shows that a trusted third party is ...
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Does a remote internship need a visa?

I run a startup in the UK. I know someone from Brazil who wants to help out on our startup by offering some web developer time for free, remotely. Trying to keep things all above board and legal, I ...
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Does postpone reporting suspected tax law violation violate any law?

Jurisdiction: California, USA. Assuming that a person realized that there is a possible tax law violation of unreported income (an individual's violation). However, he/she didn't report that to the ...
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Will X be responsible for child support if Y uses the frozen embryo that X and Y conceived to have a child, even if X doesn't want to have the child?

Assume Alice and Bob created together a frozen embryo, when Alice and Bob were partners and living together (i.e., Bob was not a sperm donor). Sometime later, Alice and Bob separated. In the event ...
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If a person would confess a speeding event many years after it happened, what would be the consequences?

I'm writing a story and I wanted some accuracy on this matter, specifically for the consequences on the person to whom this would happen. Imagine a situation a public person (this will be important ...
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What open-source licence allows internal industry research and development, but not direct commercialization

I need an open source license which allows for commercial entities to join academic and government entities, and to use our tools in their internal research and development. I need to bar the direct ...
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What is the age of consent in Indonesia? 15 or 18?

I found this question on a forum https://www.livinginindonesiaforum.org/forum/general/laws-visas-money-matters-and-documents/52502-age-of-consent Wikipedia says 15. However, Article 82 child ...
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Can/shall I sue Domino's if I felt the manager was being racist?

Can I sue Domino's if the manager was being rude and also I feel he was doing that because he was racist? When I called Domino's for an order that was delayed by 20 minutes, instead of apologizing he ...
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Collecting chess games for an open source database

There are a few questions on copyright and chess already, but I'm going to be a bit more specific. There currently are big, commercial databases of chess games, such as Chessbase's Mega Database. ...
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Traffic Accident. Defending myself (Canada)

I would like to preface by stating this will be my first time in court, and I am looking to get some clarification about proceedings. Situation (my side of events): Got into a little "fail to ...
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How to freelance in Germany while studying, I'm on contract

My master's program starts next October, I'll be living on a student visa. In my spare time I'm freelancing on reddit, and I got an official contract with a client, but as I know, in Germany I cannot ...
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Can I purchase the right of attribution from the creator in a work released under CC BY-SA?

CC BY-SA 4.0 requires attribution as specified in § 3(a)(1), If You Share the Licensed Material (including in modified form), You must: identification of the creator(s) of the Licensed Material and ...
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How do wayleaves attach to property?

A neighbour has asked a telecoms company to provide broadband to their property, but to do this the company will need to dig a trench that crosses a small corner of my property. Accordingly, the ...
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What can be the consequences for a github user who forked a repository with illegally uploaded ebooks?

Github is usually used to share code. There is a feature called fork. This is described here: github fork. What happens if a user forks a repository that contains illegally uploaded material like ...
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Can digital signature/Hash sequence be copyrighted?

So in order for you to copyright your piece of work - any work -- it has to meet criteria of minimum creative value. According to "An artist’s guide to copyrights" by Laura Levin-Dando: a ...
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How are laws enforced after time passes, which can impact the results?

If Person A commits a criminal or civil offense on Day 1, which then becomes lawful on Day 2, can Person A be prosecuted or sued on Day 3 (Day 1, 2, and 3 are not necessarily subsequent days, but ...
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Is everything in an animated TV show copyrighted?

let's use Futurama as the example. I understand all the characters are copyrighted. What about certain objects like slurm? or the holophonor? Are all objects in the whole duration in the episode ...
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Can a pre-ticked checkbox be used to RECALL/REVOKE consent under GDPR and/or ePrivacy/cookie law?

I wonder, can a pre-ticked checkbox be used to recall/revoke consent, or does revoking/recalling consent need to be a separate, explicit action? I have made a specific consent function like this: When ...
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How do trademarks apply to Open Source?

How do trademarks apply to open-source? Hypothetical: In the early 1990s, there is a company operating under the name Portable Network Graphics, who brands their products with the mark PNG. They ...
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Are there any legal issues for commercial emulator software?

There are many emulators for old computer and game console systems (like C64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, NES, Sega, etc). But all I know about are free and open-source software. I was not able to find ...
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Do you have to be a lawyer to represent someone else in court?

Recently, I've had to secure durable power of attorney (POA) for a friend of mine with a neurodegenerative disease to help him with a bunch of different matters. We've been working our way through the ...
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A Lawyer recieves an unintended letter from a client. Is it privileged?

This is based on a situation in a mystery novel. In the novel a lawyer receives an envelope addressed to him by a client, in the client's handwriting, which the lawyer knows well. But the letter ...
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How to force a UK company General Meeting to be held

Because of Covid-19 lockdown, the UK government passed emergency legislation in 2020 to allow companies to hold virtual general meetings and vote electronically. The Annual General Meeting is required ...
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In general, to who do you report *house* (not apartment) owners who make a ton of noise?

As I took a bicycle trip from the horrible, noisy ghetto where I live, back to the fancy neighbourhood where I grew up, I was shocked by how many loudmouths there were. For instance, one of the ...
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Can a natural person issue stock in a private project they’re working on?

I’m trying to find out about the legality of issuing stock in some project you’re working on if you’re just a natural person, by which I mean that you haven’t knowingly founded any sort of ...
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What is copyright law for using audio recordings to train machine learning/AI model?

I am considering using audio soundtracks training data for training a machine learning model. Under this consideration, these audio files are speech excerpts obtained from some TV programs posted on ...
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Is it reasonable for me to ask for the removal of a contract clause that says all the patents I produce go to the company? [migrated]

I was recently offered a funded masters program in the field of mathematical modelling and computer coding. I was given a contract to sign which I subsequently declined because I was unhappy with a ...
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Am I entitled to the full calendar month of my apartment despite an out-of-sync 60 day notice?

I have been living at an apartment complex in which my lease is month-to-month. Rent is not prorated based on number of days in the month. Each month I owe the same X in rent. The complex required a ...
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Is it illegal to implement a patented algorithm or method and take advantage from it?

I have been working on an SW project that combines image processing and IMU data since 2019. (Mobile platform) Unfortunately, a company got a patent on the same method that I have been working on and ...
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Moratorium in Missouri [closed]

My grandfather owns a condo. My grandfather has dementia. Before my grandfather was diagnosed he allowed his son to move into the condo in April of 2020 for $800 a month ( verbal agreement .) My ...
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What to do about Corporate ownership and registration renewal documents if Delaware corporate state registry had expired?

20 years ago a corporation was formed to purchase a private aircraft. The Delaware corporation's state charter had expired years ago due to non-payment of renewal fee. What are the legal ...
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Hiring a contractor to take screenshots of anatomical structures, License problems? [closed]

I am hiring a contractor to take screenshots of anatomical structures that I have painted. I want to make sure he has no rights or any ways to claim anything in relation to my images. This is the ...
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What distinguishes civil offenses from theft of services?

According to the Q&A information at Why is stealing from an employer a criminal act when stealing from an employee is a civil act?, an employer declining to give an employee a paycheck is a civil ...
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Is Apple's private relay feature illegal in Colombia and South Africa, and if so, why?

Apple has announced a new browsing feature designed to hide a user's browsing from others. The article linked above said the feature is banned in: China, Saudi Arabia or Belarus, Colombia, Egypt, ...
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Australian laws to protect employees general skills against IP claims

I live in Victoria, Australia. When signing a contract for software development industries, the employers tend to write the contract agreement conditions too broad to protect their IPs. When searching ...
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Are there countries where businesses allowed to charge what the market will bear without being harassed, fined, or imprisoned by state actors?

According to Wikipedia: As of March 2021, 42 states have emergency regulations or price-gouging statutes ... Some states that do not have a specific statute addressing price gouging, can nevertheless ...

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