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The First Amendment generally prohibits the government from taking any actions to limit your speech, the same as adults. There are certain exceptions, particularly if you are enrolled in a public school, which has some latitude to impose speech restrictions to “avoid substantial interference with school discipline or the rights of others” Tinker v. Des ...


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The relevant law is not so specific. It prohibits child abuse and child neglect which are defined only as general standards and not as specific rules. This doesn't appear to be child neglect, indeed, the opposite to the extent that there is such a thing. So, would it be child abuse? This would be up to the finder of fact to determine, and might depend upon ...


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You are responsible or assessing risks to your children A parent (or a person in loco parentis) is obliged to care for and protect their children this includes assessing the risk to those children and whether that risk is acceptable or should be avoided or mitigated. This applies to all risks, when they should cross the road, when they are responsible enough ...


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Children own their personal property Although legal guardians may place limits on access or use. Unless the aunt is a legal guardian she has no right to retain them. Ask for their return. If she refuses, sue for their return.


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This site says that the legal age for online gambling in AZ is 18, and for "land" gambling is 21, but does not mention penalties for violations. According to Arizona code section 13-3301 "Regulated gambling" requires that Beginning on June 1, 2003, none of the players is under twenty-one years of age. According to 13-3302 Regulated ...


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According to the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries, Under 14 years old In most cases, you need a superior court’s permission for minors under 14 to work. Minors under 14 who are allowed to work must follow the 14-15 year old requirements below. Which may or may not be easy to get. Also: For Employers Employers must complete and sign a ...


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The exception is often called a Romeo and Juliet exception colloquially when applied to statutory rape laws. See, e.g. here. It is an exception to the age of capacity to consent to sexual conduct, not an exception to the capacity to consent to a contract. When children are very young (typically in the range of 7 to 12 as set by statute of common law, it is 6 ...


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In the US, the various "child pornography" laws apply only if there is an actual picture of an actual child. A computer-generated image does not count under those laws, unless it is recognizably of an actual identifiable person who is or was a minor at the time, nor does a description of sex with a child, no matter how graphic or realistic. However ...


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What is the principle that children can consent to other children of the same age, but not to an adult, called? england-and-wales There isn't one, per se.  A child can enter into a contract with an adult - for example by buying sweets, getting a bus ticket, or having a part-time job. Two three year old children that agree on "playing doctor" and ...


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tl;dr It seems like a bad idea. Massachusetts's statutes don't seem to expressly prohibit it—and I didn't find any Massachusetts cases where the registered agent's age was at issue. But registered agents have some fiduciary duties, and the agent has to have the capacity to receive all forms of legal process. Some possible roadblocks are: "minor" ...


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What would happen if a 14 year old minor did a serious crime, for example murder, but the police only discovered the crime and arrested the person when they were 26? Article 10.1 of Ley Orgánica 5/2000, de 12 de enero provides that the statute of limitations is 5 years or less, depending on the seriousness of crime committed by the minor. In the example you ...


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Sometimes running away is a juvenile offense, but it is not an offense for which an adult aged eighteen or over would be arrested or punished. An adult would not be returned home.


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Summary: Yes, you would have an actionable claim against him if you were the photographer of all three photos. This is because you would be the copyright owner. Otherwise, it's extremely fact-specific as to whether such actions are unlawful and liable to a claim for damages, etc. He has no automatic right to use the photographs if he is not the photographer. ...


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Four potential offences come to mind on the provision of further information: Publishing, distributing, or making an indecent pseudo-photograph of a child contrary to Section 1 of the Protection of Children Act 1978 (PCA) Possession of an indecent photograph of a child contrary to Section 160 of the Criminal Justice Act 1988 Possession of a prohibited image ...


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In the United States, I don't know how you could be required to include an age-verification mechanism, as you're generally free to market and sell your game to minors. In Brown v. Entertainment Merchants Assn., 564 U.S. 786 (2011), video-game creators sued to prevent enforcement of a California law that prohibited the sale of violent video games to minors ...


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A very specific case in CA is child actors. They are protected by California Code, Labor Code - LAB § 1308.9 and others. This involves setting up trusts for the child actor's wages to go into.


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Adults are bound to contracts with minors The technical term is that a contract with a minor is that it is voidable by the minor unless it is subject to the exemptions - a contract for necessities or a contract of benefit to the minor (e.g. a reasonable mobile phone contract). Until the minor chooses to void it, it is binding on everyone involved. They can ...


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Iowa law that is relevant to custody is here. At no point is a child prohibited from expressing his wishes to a judge. §598.41 prescribes how the court determine custody. Para 3(f) specifically includes Whether the custody arrangement is in accord with the child’s wishes or whether the child has strong opposition, taking into consideration the child’s age ...


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I think the closest you are going to get to actual laws are issues regarding competency to stand trail. A person who is not competent cannot be convicted of a crime. Courts require competence as part of due process. A concept that is enforced in an attempt to keep court proceedings fair. The fact is that children who have not entered puberty have no ...


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If there is an actual case, could you link to the English text article that inspired the question? On the U.S. side of the house, most laws reguarding sexual communications with minors do have a "Romeo and Juliete" exception where if both parties are close in age, but one would not be old enough to consent, it doesn't count (there is a minimum age ...


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In your first example this is a result of what's known as "Age of Criminal Liability" which is the minimum age one must be in order for the person to be held criminally liable for breeches of law (It depends on the jurisdiction in question, but typically 11 years old is the extreme high of the age while 7 is often the low end of the range.). Two ...


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In a minor's conservatory account, it is common for courts to allow conservators to purchase low yield investments such as municipal bonds, treasury bills, money market accounts, CD's and other low quality securities. This may have been the norm at some point but it is increasingly uncommon, although Georgia is regressive in this respect. See Georgia Code § ...


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There are a number of pages that are relevant, for example this (Lehigh county), this written by MidPenn Legal Services, this (PAlawhelp) and this (Erie County). There is no statute regarding emancipation, which means that the courts deal with the issue on an ad hoc basis. The process is basically that you file a petition with the Court of Common Pleas, ...


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Steam's side of the problem Consumer Side From Steam's point of view, every user of Steam has to be at least 13, because they positively affirmed to be so when they applied dor a steam account and confirmed Steam's TOS. It's a sentence that can't be bypassed even with parental consent, as it is a hard requirement for the contract to be valid: You may not ...


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Yes, maybe australia In Australia, child abuse material is classified as the sexualised depiction of persons under 16 (or in some cases 18). This applies under both State and Commonwealth laws. Common charges in NSW will be possessing, disseminating or producing child abuse material under s 91(H) of the Crimes Act 1900 (NSW). Further Commonwealth offences ...


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Once the search goes out... Once the police get the report of a missing person and they actually do file it (which can be tricky if the person is in the 18-21 gap but much easier below 18), the missing person is in their system. Contrary to popular belief, there is no 24 hour waiting period to report a minor missing, that is a rule that only regards adults ...


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In New South Wales, the common law about minors has been replaced by the Minors (Property and Contracts) Act 1970 (NSW) (the Act) which reduced the age of contractual capacity from 21 to 18 years and described “children” as “minors”. This isn't done comprehensively in any U.S. state. Instead, it is done mostly piecemeal. Some of the more important laws in ...


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Most likely no. Minors can't sign legally binding contracts unless there's an excetion. They can't handle large business transactions. Both are jobs that fall upon both directors and officers of a corporation. A director or officer also might need to sue on behalf of a company, and minors can't do that either. As such, minors below 16 can't hold such ...


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"Induce" means "bring about", It is left to the fact finder (juror) to decide if the accused's action "brought about" the minor's violation of the law. If the minor habitually violated the law on his own and only incidentally happened to be in the presence of a pot-smoking adult, a reasonable juror would not find that the adult ...


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Moderation note: this answer was merged from a duplicate question that focused on iowa Overview Minors in most US states can and do own property, and their parents have no automatic right to take that property. In some states there is a rule, dating to 18th- and 19th-centuary law, that a child owes labor to his or her father (or more recently parents) and ...


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