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What power do I have as a driver if my interstate route is blocked by a protest?

tl;dr Hitting the pedestrians is a separate crime, even if they shouldn't be there. Background On a highway, you might have a legal right of way and therefore a claim against the pedestrians for ...
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What power do I have as a driver if my interstate route is blocked by a protest?

Powers What power do I have as a driver if my interstate route is blocked by a protest? As an ordinary citizen, no powers in most jurisdictions. You have the right to report obstruction of the ...
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Are countries not allowed to require proof of revaccination (booster) against the yellow fever as a condition of entry?

It is more of a philosophical question what is meant by "allowed", so I will not go too much into it. I will use "allowed", "limits" and similar words in reference to ...
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What power do I have as a driver if my interstate route is blocked by a protest?

Your main power as a US citizen is to politically persuade lawmakers to do something to guarantee your unimpeded use of the roads in a legally-defined manner (i.e. you can't expect legislation to ...
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Executive Powers In The United States

The President has the power under Article II of the U.S. Constitution to faithfully execute the laws enacted by Congress. Any power that the President has to regulate international travel of non-U.S....
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What power do I have as a driver if my interstate route is blocked by a protest?

You can do whatever you like as long as it's legal. Broadly speaking, one person carrying out an illegal action (like blocking a road) does not justify an illegal action by another (like striking ...
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Can US citizens be denied entry to the US?

Citizens likely have an absolute right to enter the US. This hasn't been addressed directly by the Supreme Court, but here are some cases that come close. The Fifth Circuit, in William Worthy, Jr. v. ...
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Taxed in Spain due to COVID overstay?

Your link points to an article published in October 2020. More recent articles (May, July 2021) points out that the Spanish Directorate General of Taxes (DGT), since April 2021, accepts the OECD ...
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Is it legal to record TSA agents?

TSA states TSA does not prohibit photographing, videotaping or filming at security checkpoints, as long as the screening process is not interfered with or sensitive information is not revealed. ...
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Can an expat with the origin from outside of the EU but with a permanent residence in Spain travel and work freely across the Schengen zone?

Different answers to different parts of the question. The various parts are best asked on Travel SE (for travel) or Expatriates SE (for work), stating the specific countries and nationalities. With a ...
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Is the right to free travel somehow covered in the First Amendment?

It appears that the "leading" source of Freedom of Movement is the Privileges and Immunities Clause (Art. IV, S.2 , Cl. 1) of the US Constitution, that "The Citizens of each State shall be entitled to ...
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What if a US dual citizen gets a US visa stamp on his foreign passport?

You got an entry stamp, not a visa stamp. A US visa (aka "visa stamp") is a physical sticker that you have to go to a US consulate to apply for, which takes up one page of your passport and says "US ...
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Can a US citizen with dual citizenship travel without getting a US passport?

There is a legal requirement for US citizens to have a US passport when entering and leaving the US, though there are some exceptions. (The exceptions mostly concern other kinds of documents that are ...
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What power do I have as a driver if my interstate route is blocked by a protest?

The term for intentionally driving a vehicle into a person who is blocking the path of your vehicle (regardless of whether you have the right of way) is vehicular assault and it's not something you ...
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Can Korean American men visit South Korea without being drafted?

This FAQ from the US embassy in Korea explains all of the concerns that a Korean-American might have. If you have a Korean lational parent, you are automatically Korean. Before March 31 of the year ...
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Can the Thai government legally ban Thai citizens from entering Thailand?

The Section 34 of Constitution of the Kingdom of Thailand says (highlight mine): […] No person of Thai nationality shall be deported or prohibited from entering the Kingdom. The ...
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Was it legal in 2004 to sell a minor an airline ticket from the US to a foreign country without proof of parental consent?

So far as I can see, no US law required an airline to demand written parental consent for a passenger aged 17 in 2004, nor does any law requires such consent now. A passport could probably have been ...
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It is illegal to vandalize public places in Europe?

Yes, obviously. For example, a tourist was recently charged with vandalism after carving his name into a wall of the Colosseum.
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Am I legally allowed to build my own rocket and fly to space by myself?

Might depend on where you are. I think it's illegal in North Korea. In the US, it is legally encouraged, by the Commercial Space Launch Act of 1984, especially the part that says "Congress declares ...
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Entering the US with an expired green card

You will probably not be allowed to enter the United States if your visa is expired. Sometimes foreign student advisors at a college or an immigration attorney will know how to expedite the process to ...
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Right to travel(transportation code definitions)

Very few terms have a single "legal" definition or meaning that applies to all laws, and can be looked up as if in a dictionary. Rather, when a specific meaning is needed in connection with a ...
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Right to Drive on Public Roads

So why are Amish people not required to register their "vehicle," and to have a driver's license when driving on public roads? The Texas registration requirement in Texas is at Sec. 502.040....
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Dealing With A Private Institution Policy To Inspect All Encryption-capable Devices Leaving The Country

You're completely misreading the goals and purpose of the Export Controls Office - Overview. They regulate the transfer of US regulated information and technology, commodities, and software in ...
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What is a "family group" as it pertains to quarantine orders?

There is no definition, and no legal basis for assuming a particular interpretation. Therefore, the term has its "ordinary meaning". A family group is what an ordinary reasonable person ...
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What is the legal & tax position of a UK person working remotely for UK firm, in non-UK locations, in Europe and globally?

This is a tricky question on the intersection of visa and tax laws. It is tricky because every country can make its own rules that apply when you are in that country or do business in that country. ...
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Was it legal in 2004 to sell a minor an airline ticket from the US to a foreign country without proof of parental consent?

Nothing you describe is illegal. Seventeen-year-olds travel alone by air all the time. Some airlines do not even offer their unaccompanied minor service to seventeen-year-olds. By the end of the ...
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Was it legal in 2004 to sell a minor an airline ticket from the US to a foreign country without proof of parental consent?

Did the airport/airline or the travel agent break the law? No. It's perfectly legal to sell an airline ticket to a 17 year old and it's perfectly legal for a 17 year old to travel internationally on ...
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Are there any countries without copyright?

According to the Wikipedia article "List of countries' copyright lengths" the only country currently having no copyright law is the Marshall Islands, and that country is said to have a non-...
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Sitting in first class with a standard class ticket

This would be an offence under section 5(3)(a) of the Regulation of Railways Act 1889: (3) If any person— (a) Travels or attempts to travel on a railway without having previously paid his fare, and ...
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