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Can a court’s decision be copyrighted?

No in united-states The court is part of the trifecta of government - it's part of the Judicative. The government can not have copyright in its works: 17 USC 105 declares such papers to be without ...
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Can a court’s decision be copyrighted?

united-kingdom Generally the UK judgments available from the Courts and Tribunals Judicary website and BAILII are asserted to be Crown copyright and licensed for use under the Open Government Licence.
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Can a court’s decision be copyrighted?

new-south-wales Not only can it be, it is copyright Copyright in judicial decisions continues to reside in the State pursuant to the Copyright in Judicial Decisions Notice 1995 (NSW). There is a ...
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Can a court’s decision be copyrighted?

In slovakia, it cannot: § 5 par. b) of the copyright law 185/2015 Z. z. says explicitely: Za predmet autorského práva sa nepovažuje ... b) text právneho predpisu, úradné rozhodnutie alebo súdne ...
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How constitutional is working for hire?

State-specific answers are welcome. Copyright is exclusively a matter of federal law*, and it in the exclusive jurisdiction of the federal courts. See 28 U.S.C. § 1338(a) ("The district courts ...
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Can a judge make it case law that 2×2=5?

united-states Will the judge not face any disciplinary consequences but just public outcry and reputation damages? The judge will be absolutely immune from civil liability for this decision. A ...
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Can a court’s decision be copyrighted?

Not in brazil. Law 9.610/98 (our copyright law): Art. 8º Não são objeto de proteção como direitos autorais de que trata esta Lei: [...] IV - os textos de tratados ou convenções, leis, decretos, ...
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Where can one find the full decisional text of R v Hale (1979) 68 Cr App R 415, [1979] Crim. L.R. 596?

The Criminal Appeal Reports and Criminal Law Review are commercially published, by Thomson Reuters and Sweet & Maxwell respectively. They are not freely available on the internet; paid access to ...
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Which legal system has more specific and generic laws?

The premise shows have a huge misconception about what makes a law: Civil legal system has no included laws, only the civil/penal code exist and you can not be punished for anything that is not ...
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