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For questions related to the laws designed to protect consumers from fraudulent or unfair business practices.
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Leases for residential living purposes.
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Questions specific to England and Wales
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An exception to the limitations that can be imposed by a copyright owner. A similar concept in the U.K. is called "fair dealing."
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The U.S. state. For questions pertaining only to the city use the new-york-city tag.
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For questions about a landlord's duties and responsibilities, within the capacity of a tenant-landlord relationship.
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Questions specific to the State and laws of Texas.
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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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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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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 relating to the rules and procedures courts follow in civil cases.
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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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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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For questions specific to Indian law.
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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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For questions specifically related to the operation of a vehicle on the road. Consider also traffic, vehicle, and speeding.
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For questions concerning whether a body has the power to make a legal decision on a particular matter.
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Use this where a vehicle - for example, cars, trains, planes, boats - is essential to the question. Avoid using this just because a vehicle is involved.
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concerning law regarding the contracting, payment, and collection of rent between a tenant and a landlord.
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Law regarding domestic matters, such as the relationship of spouses, or between parents and children.
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Questions involving fungible assets -- especially securities and loans (mortgages, debts, etc.).
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For questions regarding the Creative Commons suite of copyright licenses, created by the organization of the same name.
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Laws and rights associated with schools, teachers, students, and the provision of and payment for educational services.
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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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For questions about criminal deprivation of property as well as property torts
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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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a state in the southeast United States
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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).
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Questions about ownership of property. More specific tags include real-estate, intellectual-property, common-property, community-property. More general tags include property.
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For questions about laws applying to musical works, recording and performance.
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For questions regarding legally authorized search and seizure of private property
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Questions on use and classification of intellectual-property as "public domain"
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Tortious damage to a reputation. When the defamation is specifically written use "libel"; use "slander" when it is specifically spoken.