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How can saying a song's name be a copyright violation?
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The name can not be copyrighted, but they don't own the rights to the songs and they are telling you they will perform them. They don't want to put it in writing that they are performing songs they ...

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How are presidential pardons supposed to be used?
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Presidential pardons can be used to pardon someone for any federal crime; if you are convicted of a state crime, the governor of that state has the right to pardon you. Impeachment is the only ...

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USPS Back Room - Trespassing?
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If they tell you to leave and you do not it is trespassing, but all you have to do is say OK and leave if they ask you to go. Anyone complaining about that is immature.

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Trademark violation for app?
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There are multiple parts to copyright when it comes to an app. The first is the code and the second is the content in the app. Copyright an app. You can claim copyright protection for the actual ...

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What is a "listed natural gas appliance"?
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I am not from Denver, so it may be different there, but I would think most people would take that to mean the appliance meets UL standards or other safety standards and has been certified. Each ...

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Suing a Police Officer Instead of the Police Department
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No, you can not sue him for this. A police officer has to have done something wrong for you to sue, not just his job. I know you are saying the ticket was not warranted, but even if you are right, he ...

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Not registering my US born child of 1 US parent as a US citizen
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You don't really register if you are born here. If you are born in the U.S. you are a citizen.

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Can a one-time-pad provide legal immunity - (make data inadmissible) -?
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If it was for a criminal case, the jury would have to decide if they believed the person who claimed he/she cracked the code. Really, any evidence is interpreted by the jury if it is regarding facts....

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How do you pronounce and hand-write the symbol §?
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It stands for section. As in "section 8 article b" or whatever.

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Can a neighbor point cameras at our backyard and the back of our house?
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The California Constitution gives you the right to privacy, but your neighbor also has the right to have cameras on his house. https://oag.ca.gov/privacy/privacy-laws That means that it is up to the ...

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Judicial Crimes
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If you mean who decides what is good behavior, congress does. Congress would impeach a judge if he/she needed to be removed. With respect to federal judges, under Article I of the United States ...

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What is "a place where Member State law applies by virtue of public international law"?
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It means places that would fall under the EU laws and rules by treaties and things like that. For example, a consulate. The GDPR also applies wherever EU Member State law applies by virtue of ...

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Can people get in trouble for investigating or charging the president?
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The policy of the Justice Department is that the President of the United States can not be indicted. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-indictment-explainer/can-a-sitting-us-president-...

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Can dual-citizen Americans vacation in Cuba?
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The only people the law does not apply to are " persons licensed by the US Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control." http://www.visitcuba.com/travel-guide/travel-tips/special-note-to-...

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Can a landlord use the delivery of U.S. mail as a method of surveillance?
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The lawyer you contacted is right that the landlord has the right to draft the rental agreement as he/she sees fit, but you have the right to say a provision is illegal in court. Washington state ...

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Why did OJ Simpson's trial take 9 months?
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That is just how long it took for each side to present their evidence. Yes, trials don't normally last that long, but that does not mean that no trial ever will. If you want to see exactly what ...

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Trademark Infringement notice for usage of a dictionary word Jacuzzi in app - Google Play Store
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Quit using the word Jacuzzi. That word is a brand name for a specific maker of hot tubs like Ford is for cars and not just a term for a hot tub. This happens so much to them that they have a site ...

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Does accepting a pardon have any bearing on trying that person for the same crime in a sovereign jurisdiction?
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The reason a person can be compelled to testify after receiving a pardon is that they are no longer in jeopardy of incriminating themselves. http://time.com/4868418/donald-trump-presidential-pardons-...

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Do Covenants and/or By Laws become null due to non-enforcement?
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Desuetude is the Latin word. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Desuetude Typically there is more to it than just that there was no enforcement for a while. It usually occurs when prosecutors agree not to ...

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Is a Senate trial required after the House impeaches a president?
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The other answers are correct to say that the trial takes place in the Senate and that the constitution does not say that the Senate must take the issue up. It simply says the Senate shall try all ...

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AR Code § 21-8-402 (2018)
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What you linked to is a list of definitions of terms used in the laws of Arkansas. The actual Arkansas law on gifts to elected officials reads as such: Persons elected or appointed to select ...

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Can HOA force you to pay for services in addition to dues?
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It would be up to your HOA agreement. If you signed a contract agreeing to pay for services then yes. If not then no. An HOA agreement is just a contract like any other and you would have to abide by ...

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What rights does a private citizen have to aid in law enforcement?
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The exact specifics of what you can do would depend on your location, but you are allowed to assist police. Normally, the officer will tell you to help or not to help if one is there. If the officer ...

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Can an airline pilot be prosecuted for killing an unruly passenger who could not be physically restrained?
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When deciding if an officer's use of force is reasonable for detaining someone, the standard is set out in Graham v. Connor. (c) The Fourth Amendment "reasonableness" inquiry is whether the ...

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Can the court decline to enforce a divorce rider? particularly if it is unreasonable
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The court can modify an agreement, but a lot of times it wont unless their is a significant change in circumstances, because people would want to change things all the time and the court would run out ...

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In the English law, how is a conflict of interest between an extradition request and a criminal conviction solved?
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3 votes

Yes, they just wait until he has served his time in most cases. The United Kingdom and the United States can agree that he can serve the time in the United States though.

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questions about COBRA
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Employers with 20 or more full-time-equivalent employees are usually mandated to offer COBRA coverage. https://www.investopedia.com/articles/insurance/11/intro-cobra-health-insurance.asp He is not ...

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Is a loan contract valid if a different amount than was stated was borrowed?
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If by invalidated you mean you do not have to pay it back, no it is not invalidated. The way a loan is supposed to work is that you are given the money and then you could spend it or use the unused ...

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Use of custom designed software at work?
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You would have to look at your contract with the company or the company's rules. Some companies have clauses that say they own things you develop while working for them and some don't. Without ...

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Are cops required by law to have "reasonable suspicion" in order to detain a person? If so, do they have to inform the detainee about the suspicion?
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No a Texas Law Enforcement Officer can not make you show your license. In 1981, the Southern District of Texas ruled that a defendant was arrested and subsequently convicted due to their ...

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