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.
For questions specific to the United States as a whole, or that span multiple state jurisdictions.
For questions about the property right inherent in a creative work. Please see the tag wiki and FAQ before asking the question.
For questions specific to the United Kingdom. Note that the UK does not have a common legal system across its jurisdictions - consider using [scotland] or [england-and-wales] or [northern-ireland].
For questions about laws related to contracts, an agreement between two or more parties.
verbal or written agreements that parties enter consensually, exchanging consideration. Use this tag when the question is about contracts, or one or more elements of a contract.
For questions concerning the ownership of ideas, designs and creative work. Specific IP tags include copyright, trademark, and patents.
For questions about the internet. Please ensure a tag for the jurisdiction is also included. This tag should not be used when the question does not crucially hinge on internet usage or involvement.
For questions involving programming underlying computers and machines. Consider using the [open-source-software] tag if the question is about open source software or licensing.
about, or that arise as a result of, workplaces or the performance of work-related duties.
For questions about permission and terms to use intellectual property.
For questions about freedom from unsolicited observation, or the collection, use and distribution of private information.
For questions about the interaction of two or more sovereign states, including agreements and laws between them, and disputes of jurisdiction for civil or criminal matters.
For questions specific to Canada as a whole, or that span multiple provincial and territorial jurisdictions.
Questions about the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
a sign, logo or design of some kind that distinguishes a particular product or service (or its provider or source) from others.
For questions related to legal systems of European countries and to legal harmonization in Europe, especially in the context of European Union law.
Use this for questions where the award of damages, or its possibility, is involved.
Constitutional law deals with the assignment or restriction of the powers and branches of a government. If you are asking whether something is constitutional, it's helpful if you provide reasons as to…
A property from which the owner receives payment from the occupant(s), known as tenants, in return for occupying or using the property.
Dealing with the constitutional, common-law, statutory, tax treaty, and regulatory rules that constitute the law applicable to taxation.
For questions relating to non-criminal legal branch of [common-law] legal systems. Not to be confused with [civil-legal-system], relating to civilian or Roman law.
the primary legal document for the United States of America.
For questions about property that involves lands or buildings.
Use this for questions about belongings and possessions. See [real-estate] for questions about the possession of houses and buildings.
Use this for questions about interaction with law enforcement, as well as their procedures and regulations.
A set of regulations which users must agree to follow in order to use a service.
The body of law about corporations, including mergers, acquisitions, corporate governance, corporate liability, finance, and bankruptcy. The fact that a question involves a corporation does not make i…
Crimes or torts involving deception for financial or other gain.
Use this when questioning the meaning of legal terms.
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
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…