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There are a number of legal rules which guide judges in the interpretation of legislation (including orders) and these may vary to a degree between jurisdictions but a general principle is that there is no point in making an order which prohibits something which is already prohibited. Therefore if there are two possible interpretations of an order, one ...


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I think that is not a "reasonable" interpretation of the order, but that's separate from the question of what will be enforced. Focusing on the word of the order, No entity in Texas can compel receipt of a COVID-19 vaccine by any individual, including an employee or a consumer What does it mean to "compel" a person to do something? A ...


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Am I liable to pay new fees after a lease ends? You might be. Stone v. Mission Rock Residential Texas, LLC, 07-19-00205-CV (Aug. 2020) depicts an instance where "itemization of deductions was provided to Stone on or before the 30th day after the date he surrendered possession of the premises and the uncontested amount of those deductions exceeded the ...


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Overview The question sates that "stuff" was left behind on the day that the lease was terminated. It does not saw whether the tenant notified the landlord of this stuff, much less sought permission to leave it. It does not say when or if the tenant removed the stuff, how much stuff there was, or whether the landlord would have had to remove it ...


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You "can" be charged as an accessory before the fact, if the evidence shows that you know of the intention to break into the house. This is covered in Texas Penal Code Ch. 7. Driving the getaway car is also a crime, so it really depends on what you knew. See especially §7.02: (a) A person is criminally responsible for an offense committed by the ...


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It all depends on whether you knew (or should have known) beforehand that your friend was going to commit a crime. But more importantly, if you think you are likely to be charged with a crime (rightly or wrongly), you really should get legal advice, not opinions from the Internet.


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Does the castle doctrine apply in getting them to leave? No Short Answer: Reasonable force may be used to remove the guest as they have become a trespasser - killing them in the circumstances described would be unreasonable and excessive force. Long Answer: The Texas Castle Doctrine, referred to as Deadly Force In Defence Of Person at section 9.32 of the ...


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The Knight ruling does not address the rights of the company owning the platform and their ability to set rules, regulations, and policies on their services. Each PERSON may have rights but they quickly diminish if he/she violates terms of service. The idea they are of a public forum will not stand up over long term scrutiny. No way. People think the ...


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Charlie (and potentially a million or more others, up to the capacity of the Texan civil court system) are free to file suit against Alice as well. Whether or not they will receive payments is more complicated. There appears to be potentially unlimited liability, partially depending on timing. Consider: The ‘full amount’ of statuary damages is defined as “...


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No one knows how the courts will eventually rule on this law, or on the somewhat similar Florida law now being litigated. It is true, as the answer by Trish says, that the government cannot compel a publisher to publish things against its wishes, and that an individual cannot generally be compelled to make statements of political views. In West Virginia ...


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