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A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.

Use this for questions involving vehicles and/or pedestrians on roadways. Also consider whether any of the following tags are more appropriate: speeding, driving, transportation
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Questions concerning the laws, criminal justice system, civil court procedures and related topics specific to the state of New York. For questions pertaining to the city use the "new-york-city" tag.
For questions about the legal process of becoming a resident or citizen of another country or about the laws governing entry of people into a country.
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For questions regarding English common law, or legal systems based on judge-made law descended from it.
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Discrimination is the favourable or unfavourable treatment of a person or thing based on criteria other than individual merit - for example, gender, race, or other categories the person or thing belon…
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A patent is a right granted by a government entity for [intellectual-property] (IP), which excludes others from using that IP. Use this tag when asking specifically about patentability or patented mat…
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For questions about open source software, which is licensed under an open source license. Generally, the source code is made available, and it provides a set of terms to allow others to use it. You ma…
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Questions concerning the laws, criminal justice system, civil court procedures and related topics specific to the state of Texas.
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For questions about the legal obligations of protecting data (personal or otherwise) and the consequences of failing to do so.
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For questions concerning evidence - including the handling of evidence, rejection or admittance of evidence in a court of law, and serving evidence in civil matters.
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For questions dealing with medical and healthcare law, such as informed consent, malpractice, and prescription or other medicine.
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An exception to the limitations that can be imposed by a copyright owner. A similar concept in the U.K. and other commonwealth jurisdictions is called "fair dealing."
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Use this for general questions about tenants. Consider using a more specific tag such as [residential-tenant], [commercial-tenant], [leasehold] or [boarder] if they are more appropriate.
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For questions relating to the rules and procedures courts follow in civil cases.
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Is X Legal? Questions that postulate a scenario or behavior, then ask if that scenario or behavior is legal. Please read Meta before asking a question of this form!
Questions specific to Australia. For many questions, specifying the state will be required as legislation can be state-specific (notably criminal law).
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Leases for residential living purposes.
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The right to communicate without fear of government sanction or censorship. While this right is implied in some countries, it may not be explicit in all of them. For the U.S. see also "first-amendmen…
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Questions concerning the laws, criminal justice system, civil court procedures and related topics specific to the state of Florida.
For questions about criminal deprivation of property as well as property torts
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For questions specifically related to the operation of a vehicle on the road. Consider also traffic, vehicle, and speeding.
248 questions
Coverage by contract whereby one party undertakes to indemnify or guarantee another against loss by a specified contingency or peril
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For questions concerning whether a body has the power to make a legal decision on a particular matter. **NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH "GEOGRAPHIC" JURISDICTIONS** e.g. country, province, state, principali…
Concerning law regarding the contracting, payment, and collection of rent between a tenant and a landlord. Tag can also be used for rental agreements related to property other than real estate.
237 questions
For questions related to how and why law has evolved over time.
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For questions regarding the court system, courtroom procedure, or the process of interaction with a court of law. Do not use for questions that are more generally about a legal case handled by a court…
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Questions involving fungible assets -- especially securities and loans (mortgages, debts, etc.).
227 questions
For questions about human rights and their protection under law. "Human rights" are those that are broadly recognized as both universal and worthy of respect by law even if not explicitly protected by…
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Tortious damage to a reputation. When the defamation is specifically written use "libel"; use "slander" when it is specifically spoken.
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For questions related to the Supreme Court of the United States of America.
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Rules of practice and procedure in a court of law. Related tags: process, civil-procedure
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Law regarding domestic matters, such as the relationship of spouses, or between parents and children.
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for questions related to the law for minors, i.e. persons who have not reached the age of majority (usually 16, 18, or 21 years). For questions about youth criminal justice systems, use…
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- See tag wiki for more info.
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Small Claims Court rules and procedures. Where they exist, Small Claims Courts typically only have jurisdiction over minor civil matters – e.g., claims under $25,000.
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For questions about lawyers and the licensed practice of the legal profession.
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