Damila
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Was it illegal for Nancy Pelosi to tear up her copy of the State of the Union address?
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44 U.S.C. 22 That copy was probably not a record (B) does not include any documentary materials that are ...(iv) extra copies of documents produced only for convenience of reference, when such ...

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Is self-defense mutually exclusive of murder?
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The simple answer to the question you asked is that they are not mutually exclusive. Self-defense and “castle doctrine” are defenses. A person can be charged and tried for murder, and one or both of ...

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Who decides DNR decision when patient is non compos mentis?
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19 votes

tl;dr Spouse before adult child. Patient’s designated surrogate, and court appointed guardian, before both. Assuming your mom does not have an advanced directive or has not designated a proxy, then ...

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What happens when a subtenant becomes the landlord in California?
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11 votes

Just think of the subtenant cum owner as two separate people with two separate roles. Tenant = T Subtenant = ST Old owner = OO New Owner = NO The rights of the tenant vis-avis the new owner will be ...

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Can I sue for being banned from the mall if I didn't do anything wrong?
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In general, you can be banned from a private business for any or no reason, unless it is because of something not allowed by US law or state law (in the state where the mall is located) such as race, ...

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What is it called when you get a ticket for driving an automobile which is in sore need of repair?
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You (probably) did not commit a crime in Colorado. The answer to your question though is probably Driving an unsafe vehicle Colorado Revised Statutes Title 42. Vehicles and Traffic § 42-4-202 (1) It ...

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Mayor forged hotel receipt while drunk
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I am assuming you are not the councilor. Civil matter you have no standing. The councilor does. Maybe the hotel bar does. I can’t think of anyone else who does. Criminal matter If a crime was ...

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Can the "Pandemic" be considered "not occasioned by the conduct of the (business)" and considered not reasonably remedied?
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This is just saying that if they can’t host your event then the only remedy you get is your money back that your paid them (your deposit, advance payments, and of course your don’t owe final payments)....

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Am I liable for a school zone speeding ticket in New York State when blinking lights don't have a notice sign?
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The lights do not need to be flashing from 7 am - 4 pm Part 2 says beacons are for "student activities at the school" and implies outside the regular hours, because if it is within the ...

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What Law Instructs How to Change A Signature
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As the link in your OP says, in the USA you do not have a legal signature. So the question for you is what signature do you want to change? That will give the answer to how you can change your ...

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How far does professed ignorance of a critical fact go to prove professional negligence?
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Note: the example is distracting because it is so unrealistic. The surgeon does not put the patient under anesthesia, the anesthesiologist does. In a malpractice case, the plaintiff would have records ...

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Can I pay less taxes because of the government shutdown?
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3 votes

No. Reason: Taxes are not a contract for specific services, so even if the government did nothing for you in return for your taxes, you do not have recourse to a rebate for "breech of contract." The ...

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Can Trump become the 46th president
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No Actually, as pointed out in another answer, there is no law or official status of which number a president is. We (you, anyone) could say Grover Cleveland only gets counted once, and DJT is the ...

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Why are promotional games including lottery-like elements not considered as illegal lottery?
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Answer is for the USA. Look at the fine print. No purchase necessary. Typically you need to mail in a request for a game piece (win code, whatever), or something like that, but there is a way that ...

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Is it fraud to receive coronavirus mortgage relief when you left your job for non-COVID reasons, such as a divorce?
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Disclaimer: Assuming you meant USA No. The criteria are so vague that it can include almost anything, like cannot find a new job because everything is down, extra expenses, etc: For homeowners with ...

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What are my rights and proper actions if the food contains traces of household chemicals?
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An in-house made product is not regulated by the FDA. FDA regulates all foods and food ingredients introduced into or offered for sale in interstate commerce, with the exception of meat, poultry, ...

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