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Does Montana's law to ban TikTok violate Sections 9 and 10 of the Constitution?

There are potential constitutional challenges to the bill, but as noted by the answer from user6726, a bill of attainder challenge would not be a very strong one. Better arguments that the legislation ...
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Does Montana's law to ban TikTok violate Sections 9 and 10 of the Constitution?

In light of extant case law, this is not a Bill of Attainder. Nixon v. Administrator of General Services, 433 US 425 identifies the essential characteristic of such a forbidden bill: a law that ...
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Does a state Department of Revenue typically have access to your property / home?

MCA 15-7-139 says (1) Subject to the conditions and restriction of this section, the provisions of 45-6-203 do not apply to property valuation staff employed by the department and acting within the ...
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Could a state enforce a law that establishes a definition of "biological sex"?

There are several dozen federal case precedents addressing the rights of transgender individuals under existing federal laws. The cases most squarely on point and binding on the U.S. District Court ...
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Prescriptive Easement - how exactly does this apply to utilities?

What right in exact footage does this grant? Or, is this basically up to the power company to make a statement about what is reasonable / normal for them? I can find no case law where it was ...
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Plumber employment

Yes, if the management company has a plumbing contractors licence new-south-wales Plumbing is “specialist work” under the Home Building Act and a person (including corporations) who perform such work ...
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