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The main legal effect of a cease and desist letter is to establish that if you continue in your course of conduct, that your actions were made with full knowledge of the contents of the cease and desist letter, and intentionally in defiance of that request of the cease and desist letter. There are many civil wrongs and criminal offenses that are only ...


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In the EU, education is the responsibility of individual Member States, there is no EU-wide law that I can find on the matter. However, Article 165 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union states: The Union shall contribute to the development of quality education by encouraging cooperation between Member States and, if necessary, by supporting ...


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The statute of limitations is quite relevant. A couple points to help explain why: First, there are a lot of different legal actions that could arise from someone stealing property. You could have criminal charges for theft, you could have a civil claim for conversion (to pay the value of the stolen property), you could have a civil claim for replevin (to ...


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The statute of limitations is entirely relevant in real-life The purpose of such statutes (for civil claims) is to allow people to be secure in their property and to require those who believe they have a claim against it to act promptly on that claim. Let's follow the logic. I obtain some property (fraudulently or otherwise). I keep it for a few years and ...


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Choice of law (also called conflict of laws) arises when a legal dispute occurs across legal boundaries. For example, suppose I live in New York, and sign a contract to buy computers from you, a company headquartered in California. If we have a dispute about the contract, we need to decide which state's law and which courts (and juries) will be used to ...


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