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How could I have improved this question?

I asked a question recently about a hypothetical scenario where one suspects an individual is a pedophile. It was downvoted several times, with a number of comments accusing me of attempting to get ...
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Question about legal aplication of moderation

I have a deleted question asking wether any law in the India asks fr forced moderation or sets any limitations on moderation.Specificaly if we need to remove content and handle requests similiar to ...
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What is the problem with this question?

What is the meaning of mail in CCPA? What is the problem with this question? Every thing is clear.I am asking that does mail in CCPA refer to physical mail and if yes why dont websites provide such an ...
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How do I improve this question?

The EU Refunds law and wether cost of download is refundable? How do I improve this question?
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Producing several focused questions with duplicate content

My question was closed: Closed. This question needs to be more focused. It is not currently accepting answers. Update the question so it focuses on one problem only. This will help others answer the ...
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Why banned from asking in law?

I have been posting questions in law that generally are well structured and address a relevant political issue. But some get voted down because they are “politically charged”. My last question was on ...
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Is the “don't ask” help page at odds with what's on topic here?

The very first page in the "Asking" section of the Help Center, What types of questions should I avoid asking?, has the following to say in the second line: You should only ask practical, ...
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Can one question posted on this Law site be simultaneously posted on the Politics site for alternative input?

I suppose there might legitimately exist different legal and political takes on some questions we have such as, "Does the President have free rein to discredit the mass media?" There are both legal ...
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What causes an old question to (seemingly) randomly be brought to the front/top of the Stack?

Relatively regularly, I'll come to the page and see an interesting question or one that otherwise draws my attention in some way. At some point while preparing a comment or answer I end up noticing ...
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Nevada Vengeance

There has been a slew of questions about Nevada which seem to all be from the same person, despite using multiple accounts. The questions seem to be revolving around a neighbor dispute. The story as I ...
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Drawing the line on Impeachment

Questions about Impeachment have been popping up left and right and rightfully so, Impeachment can be a confusing process to understand because rules that govern Impeachment are changed by the House ...
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Tag request: [directive]

I've asked 2 questions[1][2] about a directive here. Those are improperly tagged as regulation, simply because that comes closest and there is no directive yet. Could directive be created so I can ...
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Where to ask about Legal History, Roman Law and Comparative Law

I want to ask about the Civil Legal System and its 2 subgroups. Napoleonic and Germanistic. I am thinking of the tags History, Legal-History, Civil-Legal-System, Comparative-Law.
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Legal theory and deference of a corporate law question de lege ferenda to https://money.stackexchange.com/

I earnesty appreciate https://law.stackexchange.com/questions/43507/limited-liability-and-moral-hazard is interdisciplinary. What is legal theory? https://www.geo.sunysb.edu/esp/files/scientific-...
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Posts with Urls that no longer exist?

If a question is based completely on a URL that no longer exists, what should happen to the question? Question Example: Can I create an Ads using those pictures without copyright issues?
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Should questions be allowed to be asked in first person?

It has been debated on this site what does and doesn't constitute "legal advice", most users work off of the argument that answers on LSE are not legally considered "Legal advice". ...
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Is asking “what are my legal options in this case” on topic?

I have a situation where I might contemplate to proceed via legal ways. Would the question "I have this situation, what are my options/how should I proceed to use them" on topic here?
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Can I please get some help solving my problem in a way that fits well with law SE?

I have an issue I need to resolve for which I am curious about the legal implications of various avenues I am considering. I have asked an initial question, and I foresee there being possible add-on ...
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Can I ask for a sample contract?

I am selling a car in the USA. I found a good resource/website for selling the car. The website recommends I have the buyer/seller sign an "as is" document but the example "as is" link is not valid ...
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What is Justice? - Has Several Downvotes. Advice on how to rephrase

Justice is fundamental to actions of law operators. As my question states, it is even a mandate (as criminal code) in many jurisdictions that justice take precedence over prosecution. I suspect the ...
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Would this be an acceptable question here?

The question has been posted I have a question about the legality of my school's community service policy. (Presumably it is legal, but I want to be sure before I go and do a bunch of stuff.. I ...
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How to ask a good question?

On this site, what makes a good question?
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Should I reframe and post this question on Law SE instead of ELU?

Should I reframe and post this question on Law SE instead of ELU? https://english.stackexchange.com/q/365054/112436
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Are questions about monopoly and what if a company bought this company on topic here?

Are questions that ask something like if Apple bought Android, would that be a monopoly? That would be a monopoly, but are those kinds of questions allowed?
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Are questions about processing times of legal procedures on-topic?

Are questions about processing times of legal procedures on-topic? Example: What is the processing time for a HIPAA complaint filed with Office for Civil Rights? What is the processing time for a ...
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Does providing context about real or hypothetical situations in a question imply that I am asking for legal advice?

To one of my questions I received a comment: Get a real lawyer to tell you if you have a case. You are asking for specific legal advice in your questions and we can't give it to you. At just $...
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Questions that appear to seek legal advice

While noting that the Law meta Policy for questions that clearly ask for specific legal advice, promotes the closure of questions appearing to seek real-life/real-time legal advice, but also ...
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What if I want to see answers for other jurisdictions on someone else's question?

I would love to see the answers for the U.S. to this question posed for the U.K.: What liabilities do the police/CPS have if you are found innocent? Should I post it as a new question? Some ...
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Policy/consensus on how to indicate country/jurisdiction (in text, title or tags)?

One of my edits adding jurisdiction information to a question's text was rejected. The reason given (by a moderator) was: Jurisdiction is indicated by tags, not by an explicit comment in the text ...
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Policy for questions that clearly ask for specific legal advice

Questions that clearly ask for specific legal advice are off-topic for Law Stack Exchange. This is to help protect users: Those asking, from loss due to following incomplete advice, or advice from ...
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As someone who knows next to nothing about law

What types of questions do you wish people would ask about law? What areas of the legal system should the public be more educated about?
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Are hypotheticals on topic? [duplicate]

In my experience, hypotheticals are an important part of legal scholarship. Are they on topic here? Or does each question need to stem from a practical problem that the asker is having? (I'll give ...
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Same question on two jurisdictions: 1 or 2 questions?

I want to ask a legal question for the states of California and Massachusetts in the USA. Shall I post one or two questions?
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What is our stance on questions that are very clearly legal advice?

This question leads me to a much wider one: are questions on legal advice, whether we have a disclaimer or not, acceptable? There's a big difference between "Out of curiosity, how does this legal ...