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On paragraph 3 of this page, it says:
"Please don't ask questions seeking legal advice on a specific matter. These are off-topic for Law Stack Exchange."
What does this rule imply about how to phrase my question about the law in a learning forum such as this one?
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asked Oct 9, 2015 at 3:42
Make the question about the law rather than about individuals
I shot a guy, am I guilty of murder?
is clearly seeking legal advice. However:
What is the definition of murder in [some jurisdiction]?
is a question about the law which may answer the first question but it is not legal advice.
answered Aug 29, 2019 at 4:00
Dale MModDale M
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Make it hypothetical.
To ask a hypothetical question, use these helpful tips:
answered Oct 9, 2015 at 3:51
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