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The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (in case citations, 9th Cir.) is a federal court of appeals that has appellate jurisdiction over certain U.S. district courts [listed in the ac…
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Aboriginal law is a state's body of domestic law, including constitutional doctrine, that relates to Indigenous peoples. This is in contrast to Indigenous law, which is the law of an Indigenous people…
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The deliberate termination of a human pregnancy, most often performed during the first 28 weeks of pregnancy.
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The environment or community concerned with the pursuit of research, education, and scholarship.
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An unfortunate incident that happens unexpectedly and unintentionally, typically resulting in damage or injury.
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The process or work of keeping financial accounts.
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A judgement or verdict that a person is not guilty of the crime with which they have been charged.
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An adhesion contract (also called a "standard form contract" or a "boilerplate contract") is a contract drafted by one party (usually a business with stronger bargaining power) and signed by another …
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Branch of law governing the creation and operation of administrative agencies. Of special importance are the powers granted to administrative agencies, the substantive rules that such agencies make, a…
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The concept in the law of evidence that determines whether or not evidence can be received by the court. The evidence must first be relevant, but even relevant evidence will be tested for its admissib…
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for questions about the admission of new states into the United States or into similarly federated unions.
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The legal process by which a person legally becomes a child of the adoptive parent(s) and legally ceases to be a child of his/her existing parent(s).
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Use when an adult's age is critical to the point of law being discussed.  For questions about children in relation to family-law use the "Children" tag, and for those concerning the legal rights and r…
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Law of agency. It is concerned with a set of contractual, quasi-contractual and non-contractual fiduciary relationships that involve a person, called the agent, that is authorized to act on behalf of …
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Questions concerning the laws, criminal justice system, civil court procedures and related topics specific to the state of Alabama.
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Questions concerning the laws, criminal justice system, civil court procedures and related topics specific to the Canadian province of Alberta.
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