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Is it illegal to have a product delivered to a different ZIP code to pay less sales tax?

You need to pay tax on it. From CA FAQ on use tax. - Generally, if sales tax would apply when you buy physical merchandise in California, use tax applies when you make a similar purchase without tax ...
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If a cashier forgets to charge me for something, do I have to remind them?

When you go to the store, they offer various things that they are willing to transfer to you in exchange for money. In the simple case, they offer you an apple in exchange for 50 cents. When you hand ...
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Could I file a complaint against discrimination in my favor?

united-kingdom You can't sue someone for what they have done to someone else. The Citizens Advice Bureau states If you make a discrimination claim, you need to show the court that you’ve been ...
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Could I file a complaint against discrimination in my favor?

You wouldn't have standing to bring a lawsuit, since you suffered no actual injury. A law review article from 1990 discusses the question of standing to sue in discrimination cases (which is almost ...
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Could I file a complaint against discrimination in my favor?

british-columbia The B.C. Human Rights Code allows a complaint to be filed on behalf of another. See s. 21: a complaint under subsection (1) may be filed on behalf of (a) another person, or (b) a ...
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Is it legal for employers to charge for training if you leave too soon?

There is a reason these are commonly called "TRAP"s (Training Repayment Agreement Provision). These agreements don't just protect the employer from paying for training that an employee can ...
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Oregon decriminalized possession of certain drugs. Is the act of buying still illegal?

It's still illegal to sell most drugs like that in Oregon Oregon did not pass the law to make the state a haven for drug users. It’s still illegal to purchase, carry, and consume illicit substances ...
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What does it mean for a crime to be committed "in the presence of" a person?

It means with the person right there when the crime happens Learning about a crime that happened when you weren’t there does not allow a private arrest - only constables at common law or others ...
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Oregon decriminalized possession of certain drugs. Is the act of buying still illegal?

In addition, many of these substances are still illegal to posses under Federal Law, which means the DEA can still prosecute you for drug offenses even when Oregan does not. All that said, unless you ...
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Do minors need to disclose their age in business agreements?

It'd be prudent A minor in Oregon is limited in the choice of jobs they can fulfill, and employers usually need certification to employ them at all. Also, even if they would be a freelancer, they can ...
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Is it legal to remove a phone from a driver's hand?

You have asked many questions on this site about whether it can be self-defence to do X. The answer is always the same: any offence may be justified or excused by self-defence or defence of another. ...
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Is it necessary to have one's driver license in one's posession while driving in Oregon?

You have to carry it with you. ORS 807.570 (1)A person commits the offense of failure to carry a license or to present a license to a police officer if the person either: (a)Drives any motor vehicle ...
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Does an eighteen-year-old Oregon resident who obtained a driver license as a minor need to get a new license to tow a trailer?

I couldn't find the same wording on the Oregon DMV / law websites, but in a Background Brief on the Oregon Legislature website, there is this statement, just after discussion of restrictions on a ...
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What does it mean for a crime to be committed "in the presence of" a person?

If the private person was made aware of the crime by hearing something indicative of the crime, but did not actually see it happen, is a citizen's arrest allowed? If the private person was present at ...
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Is it legal to remove a phone from a driver's hand?

This may theoretically be viewed as a self defense: driving while texting is dangerous also for the passengers of the car. The danger is not very extreme but the force is also not excessive. Who knows....
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Is there any requirement to state the specific reason for a conviction?

How can one appeal if the basis of the conviction is unknown, with only suggested or possible reasons presented in multiple choice format? You just appeal by rebutting all those possible reasons, and ...
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Can a victim of theft retroactively give the stolen item to the thief?

I'll rephrase the question for clarity. Assume the defence and prosecution submit the following joint agreed statement of facts: at 20:00 Y owned the Item at 20:00, X took the Item from Y when X took ...
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Are emojis acceptable in contracts?

Thumbs up emojis are equivalent to signatures in Canada. Recently, a Canadian judge ruled that a thumbs-up emotional was legally equivalent to a signature. This court readily acknowledges that a 👍 ...
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Is the "questionably legal maneuver" from XKCD 207 actually legal?

Unless a sign is posted to the contrary, right turn on red is legal in Oregon. Assuming a u-turn is legal at the second spot, the maneuver is 100% legal. What's actually probably illegal is going ...
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