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The situation described could lead to a suit for "Intrusion of solitude" or "invasion of seclusion" one of the torts classed under "Invasion of privacy" The state of Michigan recognizes this tort, and in Tobin v. Mich. Civil Serv. Comm‘n, 331 N.W.2d 184, 189 (Mich. 1982). the Michigan Supreme court said that the elements of this tort are: (1) the ...


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It appears that Plummer v. State is still valid, but only in a very limited fact pattern. It is often quoted on the internet to justify the idea that a person may resist any unlawful arrest with force. That may have been true when Plummer was decided, and it was the clear holding of Bad Elk v. United States, 177 U.S. 529 (1900) But Bad Elk is bad law today ...


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Indiana's open container law is in Section 9-30-15-3 (b) of the Indiana Code. (b) A person in a motor vehicle who, while the motor vehicle is in operation or while the motor vehicle is located on the right-of-way of a public highway, possesses a container: (1) that has been opened; (2) that has a broken seal;  or (3) from which some of ...


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Off the top of my head, unless there's a provision that says otherwise, no, they cannot do that. Obviously, I can't tell you if there's a provision that says otherwise. Consult a lawyer for more specific advice.


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The first issue is to understand that opening up an account with a utility to provide natural gas services is considered an extension of credit. This matters because the FTC requires, under the fair credit reporting act and its general power to issue regulations targeted at preventing fraud, that people who open up new credit accounts to verify the identity ...


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Should this be taken to mean that a physical barrier (with out signage) does not deny entry? It seems that a physical barrier alone does not deny entry under subsection (b)(1). This entire section is defining when a person has committed criminal trespass. Apparently breaking through a fence with no sign does not constitute criminal trespass, unless one of ...


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Nobody is legally required to touch the legal affairs of the deceased. If you have an interest in their affairs (joint ownership of some property), you may have difficulty disposing of your interest other than by abandoning it (unless someone touches it with a 10 foot pole). Their death does not erase your debts. Creditors can sue the deceased and will win a ...


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I don't know of a single term with the meaning you want, but the same result is easily achieved with a little rewriting: I understand that as part of my job duties I may be asked to create or contribute to the creation of “Work Product”, which includes: marketing materials, office documents, website content, computer programs, documentation, or other ...


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Adding to all this is a recent case in Maryland where a homeowner shot two officers (both survived). The police served a warrant for a drug dealer to the wrong address and the home owner was not aware that the unlawful intruders were police officers until after he downed two of them. He immediately surrendered peacefully when he learned they were officers. ...


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It looks like one of the arguments raised by plaintiffs is that the policy violates Indiana's anti-vaccine-passport law, HB 1405 (see page 10 of the full text), which was just signed into law in late April 2021. Obviously previous precedent would not have taken this law into account, and it is possible that IU's policy, even if it had been upheld as legal ...


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The only requirements of next of kin (and really they aren't specific to relatives although they often apply to relatives) are to: Cooperate with the coroner or law enforcement to identify a dead body and to provide information for a death certificate (if asked to do so), and Lodge a last will and testament of the person who died with a court, if you are ...


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Firstly, save everything. All messages on all platforms. Take screenshots where you can. If they have made threats against your life, report them to the police. If you are under the age of 18 in the photo, report distribution of child pornography to the police. You can also contact many social networks and ask them to block the specific image. Refer to ...


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It depends. If the lease is not recorded, the question is whether the buyer has actual or inquiry notice of the lease, which will often be a close question of fact. If there was no actual or inquiry notice, the buyer is not bound if the machines were not a fixture. But, there are lots of ways that the buyer could be placed on inquiry notice without ...


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Unless the car was sold with a warranty, used cars are sold as-is, which means that neither the previous owner, the dealer, nor the manufacturer have any obligation to fix the problem. If the dealer actually knew of the flood damage but unambiguously denied that the car had ever been in a flood (which is something they could not know, anyhow), then that ...


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As a tenant in common, you have the right to use the property. But a tenancy in common can be dissolved and the property can be partitioned (the relevant Indiana code is there). This being hard to do with a house, it is expected that the legal action would be partitioned by sale. Then the question would arise as to what size your share is, which would ...


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