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18 votes
6 answers
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Are there lies that can be punished without any demonstrated harm?

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5 answers
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Is "Innocent until proven guilty" merely a cliche used in legal dramas?

14 votes
5 answers
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What differentiates living as mere roommates from living in a marriage-like relationship?

11 votes
1 answer
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Does an illegal mode of creation or fixation remove a work from copyrightability?

10 votes
1 answer
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Who, if anyone, owns the copyright to mugshots in the United States?

9 votes
2 answers
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What are "equity" and "equitable remedies"?

9 votes
1 answer
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In the United States, what is the threshold for "originality" in order to have copyright protection?

8 votes
1 answer
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In the United States, must state courts follow rulings by federal courts of appeals?

7 votes
1 answer
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How do you prove a fact at issue in litigation?

7 votes
5 answers
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Is it true that common law courts will not resolve a question without a controversy?

5 votes
1 answer
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What proportion of parenting time makes someone a "primary parent"?

5 votes
1 answer
954 views

For a criminal attempt, when is an act more than merely preparatory?

4 votes
2 answers
990 views

How is a judge to evaluate a witness's credibility?

4 votes
1 answer
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How can I learn information about the purpose, background, and other context of recent U.K. legislation?

4 votes
1 answer
655 views

What gives rise to binding obligations at international law?

3 votes
1 answer
155 views

What does it mean for international law to be binding? What is the nature of obligation at international law?

3 votes
2 answers
119 views

How to decode a citation to a case reporter

3 votes
1 answer
570 views

Does contract formation require subjective "meeting of the minds"?

3 votes
3 answers
246 views

Can a trial court create precedent?

3 votes
1 answer
554 views

Are there causes of action for which an award can be made without proof of damage?

3 votes
1 answer
78 views

When would defence agree to an agreed statement of facts?

3 votes
1 answer
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How do you find what regulations have been made pursuant to a particular enabling legislation in the U.K.?

3 votes
2 answers
134 views

What is a "strata lot"?

3 votes
4 answers
705 views

Do courts declare acts of the legislature unconstitutional?

3 votes
2 answers
460 views

Can treaties between the Crown and Indigenous peoples have force absent an act of Parliament?

2 votes
1 answer
264 views

Can a non-human legal entity own copyright?

2 votes
3 answers
78 views

When a lower court bases its outcome on an interpretation of the law, what is the standard under which that interpretation is reviewed?

2 votes
3 answers
2k views

Can a true statement be defamatory?

1 vote
1 answer
41 views

May the State Department make a redetermination under 8 USC § 1182(a)(2)(G)?

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2 answers
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In the U.K., is rescission due to mere misrepresentation an entitlement? Or is it a discretionary equitable remedy?