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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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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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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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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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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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