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What enforcement exists for medical informed consent?

What enforcement or outside-agency complaint mechanism exists in the case where these service providers absolutely will not show you what you're signing to, or actively take steps to prevent you from ...
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When, if ever, is bribery legal?

canada This would fall under s. 121 of the Criminal Code: Every one commits an offence who ... directly or indirectly ... gives, offers or agrees to give or offer to an official ... a loan, reward, ...
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When, if ever, is bribery legal?

According to SCOTUS, at the federal level, it is legal as long as the "quid" happens after the "pro quo" (or vice versa, depending on your phrasing). https://thehill.com/homenews/...
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Would being diagnosed with having Parkinson's disease make a sitting POTUS physically unfit to be the POTUS?

A Parkinson's diagnosis, on its own, does not render a President "physically unfit" for office. There is no standard for physical fitness. The closest standard is set out in the Twenty-Fifth ...
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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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When, if ever, is bribery legal?

texas Section 36.02 - Bribery (a) A person commits an offense if he intentionally or knowingly offers, confers, or agrees to confer on another, or solicits, accepts, or agrees to accept from another: ...
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Wouldn't gay marriage bans violate the 14th amendment?

In the opinion, Justice Kennedy wrote (emphasis mine): These considerations lead to the conclusion that the right to marry is a fundamental right inherent in the liberty of the person, and under the ...
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When, if ever, is bribery legal?

At least in some jurisdictions, I assume bribery would become legal if it is performed to protect a higher-level good. As a silly example, if you are the only person who can defuse a ticking bomb ...
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What enforcement exists for medical informed consent?

canada One can file complaints with the provincial professional governing bodies ("colleges"). E.g. the College of Physicians and Surgeons the College or Pharmacists Some of the tactics ...
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Is relinquishing US citizenship without formal renunciation possible?

Is relinquishing US citizenship without formal renunciation possible? Yes, it is possible to lose US citizenship through certain actions other than a formal renunciation in front of a consular ...
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Lease breaking as an International Student

You would be liable for the rent until a substitute tenant could be found And, if that substitute was paying less rent, the difference between what you are liable to pay and what they are liable to ...
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Unsafe floor in a house

Is the owner of the home civilly liable for death of an officer and for injuries to the other officers? State law varies considerably on the civil liability to the officers point. The common law rule ...
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What enforcement exists for medical informed consent?

southafrica Generally speaking in South Africa there is a requirement for both parties to a contract to have a real desire to fulfill the agreement present at the signing. There is also a requirement ...
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When, if ever, is bribery legal?

germany In Germany, it is prohibited for civil servants or government employees to accept any gifts of any kind at any time, during or after active duty, with limited exceptions. Therefore, the ...
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Unsafe floor in a house

canada This would fall to be assessed under ordinary negligence principles or Occupier Liability Acts. Both generally place an obligation on the occupier of a premise to take all reasonable care in ...
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Can a landlord suddenly start charging for unbilled utilities?

england-and-wales Utility bill charges are one of the "permitted payments" under Paragraph 9 of Schedule 1 of the Tenant Fees Act 2019. If the contract says that the landlord can charge you ...
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I have seen Patty Mayo He seems to be a Bail enforcement. Is he allowed to Take contents out of people's fridges Such as a Coke a cola

Paddy Mayo's content is fictional. According to this page on legit.ng: His thrilling Dutchberry Sheriffs Office (DBSO) show in the fictional Central Oregon town has made Mayo's channel one of the ...
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Legality of randomized price for product

Might be a cash back offer, might be an (il)legal sweepstakes From the description, it tends more towards the latter than the former due to the random nature of the “prize”. Whether a sweepstakes is ...
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How are federal regulations interpreted by agencies and courts?

Generally speaking, federal regulations are interpreted in the same ways that statutes are interpreted. The only real difference is that courts tend to give stronger effect to precedents interpreting ...
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I am trying to understand the definition of qualified covered calls and larger straddles

I am trying to understand the definition of qualified covered calls and larger straddles Good luck. This is a highly technical question that even someone who is both a lawyer and CPA and has an LLM ...
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