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If I'm doing drugs in the privacy of my home and neighbors threaten and try to break in and harm me will the police still help me?

Many issues come together in this: In many countries, bystanders may be able to make a citizen's arrest when they witness a crime. "Doing drugs" is often a crime. Yet the conditions for a ...
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If I'm doing drugs in the privacy of my home and neighbors threaten and try to break in and harm me will the police still help me?

Yes and yes Subject to police discretion (meaning the police are under no obligation to do anything), the police can stop your neighbour breaking the law and they can stop you breaking the law. So, ...
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Is it illegal to share a recording of someone else's private conversation?

What do you mean by “private”? If you mean a conversation that the participants did not want overhead but was conducted in a way that allowed others to overhear, then that is not illegal. If you mean ...
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In a two-party consent state, can I record video only (no audio) in secret?

Short Answer There is no uniform answer to this question that applies to the entire United States at this time. Long Answer Most (but not all) two party consent laws do not apply to video recordings ...
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Is it illegal to share a recording of someone else's private conversation?

Yes, it is illegal. 18 U.S.C. § 2511 states: (1)Except as otherwise specifically provided in this chapter any person who— (c)intentionally discloses, or endeavors to disclose, to any other person the ...
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Is it illegal to share a recording of someone else's private conversation?

Is it illegal to share someone else's private conversation? Not as a general rule. Can a private conversation that has been recorded without the knowledge of any involved in the conversation. Then ...
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Do I need privacy policy if I don't collect personal data?

Under rules like GDPR, if your app never, ever transmits any data, then the app does not need a privacy policy. Same if it manages to transmit data without transmitting personal data, but doing that ...
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in Arizona, under which conditions must a person stop and speak with law enforcement outside of legal traffic stops

Are all adults required to stop and engage any law enforcement when directly or indirectly addressed by them? Basically. Police have a right to make a "Terry stop" if they have a reasonable ...
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Can an employee be sued in civil court for HIPAA violation?

I am not a lawyer, but my son is, and he works in civil litigation mainly on the defense side. Some of the stories he tells are crazy, and they often result in a decent settlement for cases that ...
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What rights does an employee retain, if any, who does not consent to being monitored on a work IT system?

switzerland Monitoring employees is generally prohibited. An employer must not monitor employees to an extent not necessary by its duties. That means for instance that the employer cannot monitor the ...
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What rights does an employee retain, if any, who does not consent to being monitored on a work IT system?

united-states Given a workplace IT system which is necessary to complete one's job duties, what rights, if any, do you retain as an employee to withhold your consent? Essentially none, unless you ...
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Doctors retaining images of ID cards?

One lab I've used made hardcopies of my drivers license in plain view of me. . . . I don't understand why providers (especially the smaller private practices) want to take on the additional liability ...
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