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In Indiana, can an apartment complex force you to remove social media posts if they pertain to the management?

What First Amendment rights? The First Amendment says: Congress shall make no law ... abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; ... By virtue of the Fourteenth Amendment, this restriction ...
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Why does a highschooler (in the US) who has turned 18 still need to have liability waivers signed by parents?

There is no legal need for this to be done (and arguably, a waiver signed by a parent and not by an eighteen year old student in addition or instead, is not even a legally valid waiver). But the "...
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Which type of attorney should I consult for a complex case involving employment, contract, and IP law?

In the United States, a person licensed as a lawyer is allowed to practice any kind of law (from death penalty cases to car accidents to public offerings of securities to wills to employment contracts)...
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How are contracts affected if some of the work in the contract becomes impossible?

While the duty to perform a contract is usually a "strict liability" obligation, the doctrine of impossibility or impracticability of performance invalidates contracts that are impracticable ...
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Could cryonics "resurrections" be enforced?

What could legally compel them to? Nothing. Whoever decides to spend part of their estate on feeding cryonics companies, can only count on his/her living associates/successors to see to the body ...
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Is it legal having two 40 hour jobs in 2 EU countries being non EU

germany No. There are limits on the number of hours you can work, on the number of vacation days you must take, and so on. These limits require that your primary employer is made aware of any other ...
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Discount code as a contract breach remedy?

canada Did Acme have the obligation you suggest? You are essentially asking whether Get a 5% OFF promo code after you complete your profile creates an obligation for the service provider to provide ...
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Expected result of trying to buy a lot with a bad listing

An offer would not be made with the street address but with the legal description and plat map recorded at the County Assessor-Recorder's office First, you're not looking at the real listing. You're ...
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How are contracts affected if the client makes some of the work in the contract impossible?

Contracts generally have mutual obligations. In a typical service contract like you've described, there will be an obligation for A to pay B, and an obligation for B to provide a service to A. Without ...
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What mandates "strict construction"?

canada The principle of strict construction has no role in the interpretation of statutes relating to contract law. As a starting point, no enactment is to be construed strictly. See the ...
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Rights & Remedies Clause Cancels Arbitration Clause?

The two terms are not in conflict. Section 12.3 pertains to substantive legal theories for relief, in other words, that breach of contract is not the only legal theory upon which the ISP may rely in ...
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Could this be considered a breach of Contract

england-and-wales I entered into a contract to have my sewer line replaced, and in the acceptance of this contract, I stated that my homeowner's insurance was covering the cost. I told them in the ...
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Could this be considered a breach of Contract

"I entered ..." is not "My insurance company entered ..." It appears that the contract terms were that they would do the work, you would pay them and they would fill out some ...
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What is the legality of signing someone up for a subscription without their permission?

canada Unjust enrichment If there is no contract giving Netflix a right to the money, this is unjust enrichment. Unjust enrichment has three elements: (1) an enrichment; (2) a corresponding ...
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Is a party entitled to a copy of a video of a document signing?

Generally speaking, you do not have a right to demand a copy to a video of you signing a document prior to litigation over that document. If the video still exists at the time that litigation over the ...
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What mandates "strict construction"?

australia No In interpreting a provision of an Act, the interpretation that would best achieve the purpose or object of the Act (whether or not that purpose or object is expressly stated in the Act) ...
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