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What differentiates living as mere roommates from living in a marriage-like relationship?

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Does an illegal mode of creation or fixation remove a work from copyrightability?

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Who, if anyone, owns the copyright to mugshots in the United States?

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What are "equity" and "equitable remedies"?

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

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In the United States, must state courts follow rulings by federal courts of appeals?

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Is it true that common law courts will not resolve a question without a controversy?

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How do you prove a fact at issue in litigation?

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What proportion of parenting time makes someone a "primary parent"?

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

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

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

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616 views

What gives rise to binding obligations at international law?

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

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How to decode a citation to a case reporter

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532 views

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

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Can a trial court create precedent?

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What is a "strata lot"?

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468 views

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

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

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216 views

Can a non-human legal entity own copyright?

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

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Can a true statement be defamatory?

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

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

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What are the consequences of "band" membership under Canada's Indian Act?

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What counts as consideration in contract law?

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What makes something an offer in contract law?

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Where can I find written decisions of the Employment Tribunal in England and Wales?

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Is it true that the burden never shifts to the defendant?