A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.
For questions specific to the United States as a whole, or that span multiple state jurisdictions. If your question is related to a specific state then you should use that state's tag instead (or as w…
For questions about the property right inherent in a creative work. Please see the tag wiki and FAQ before asking the question.
For questions specific to the United Kingdom. Note that the UK does not have a common legal system across its jurisdictions - consider using [scotland] or [england-and-wales] or [northern-ireland].
For questions about laws related to crime. Please add a location tag if the question is specific to a particular jurisdiction.
For questions about laws related to contracts, an agreement between two or more parties.
For questions concerning the ownership of ideas, designs and creative work. Specific IP tags include copyright, trademark, and patents.
For questions about the internet. Please ensure a tag for the jurisdiction is also included. This tag should not be used when the question does not crucially hinge on internet usage or involvement.
Questions about the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
For questions involving programming underlying computers and machines. Consider using the [open-source-software] tag if the question is about open source software or licensing.
Questions concerning the laws, criminal justice system, civil court procedures and related topics specific to the state of California.
For questions about freedom from unsolicited observation, or the collection, use and distribution of private information.
For questions that are about, or that arise as a result of, workplaces or the performance of work-related duties.
For questions about permission and terms to use intellectual property.
For questions about the interaction of two or more sovereign states, including agreements and laws between them, and disputes of jurisdiction for civil or criminal matters.
For questions specific to Canada as a whole, or that span multiple provincial and territorial jurisdictions.
Questions specific to England and Wales
For questions related to the European Union as a whole, or that span the jurisdictions of a plurality of Member States.
Contracts are verbal or written agreements that parties enter consensually, exchanging consideration. Use this tag when the question is about contracts, or one or more elements of a contract.
Constitutional law deals with the assignment or restriction of the powers and branches of a government. If you are asking whether something is constitutional, it's helpful if you provide reasons as to…
A trademark is a sign, logo or design of some kind that distinguishes a particular product or service (or its provider or source) from others.
Dealing with the constitutional, common-law, statutory, tax treaty, and regulatory rules that constitute the law applicable to taxation.
For questions relating to commercial activity
For questions relating to non-criminal legal branch of [common-law] legal systems. Not to be confused with [civil-legal-system], relating to civilian or Roman law.
Use this when questioning the meaning of legal terms.
Use this for questions where the award of damages, or its possibility, is involved.
Use this for questions about the legal implications of interaction with law enforcement, as well as their procedures and regulations. This should not be used for questions about general police procedu…
A property from which the owner receives payment from the occupant(s), known as tenants, in return for occupying or using the property.
For questions about the fundamental charter of the United States, and the several states of the U.S..
For questions about property that involves lands or buildings.
Jurisdiction of Germany.
Use this for questions about belongings and possessions. See [real-estate] for questions about the possession of houses and buildings.
For questions related to the laws designed to protect consumers from fraudulent or unfair business practices.
A set of regulations which users must agree to follow in order to use a service.
Crimes or torts involving deception for financial or other gain.
For questions about a landlord's duties and responsibilities, within the capacity of a tenant-landlord relationship.
The body of law about corporations, including mergers, acquisitions, corporate governance, corporate liability, finance, and bankruptcy. The fact that a question involves a corporation does not make i…