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Add close reason to handle questions that should be asked of lawyers

Can we add a close reason that conveys the idea "This question should be asked of a legal professional."? Perhaps set up as: This question is asking for legal advice. Questions about the law are ...
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How would it be relevant to write questions in English in that case?

Original question: Law Recently I had many questions come to mind which would require a large part of the question consist of citing part of legal texts. This would mean most of the question including ...
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Jurisdiction Relevance to Questions

The answer to questions relating to the law depend upon the jurisdiction of the issue. With this in mind would it be possible to configure the (law) site so that no question is asked without the ...
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The [contract] and [contract-law] tags

Currently, we have both contract and contract-law. They both seem to deal with the body of law, but they're not all on the same questions. We can: Leave it as it is if we can find some difference ...
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Reminding people that you are not an attorney - Perhaps the site can handle this for you?

Out of curiosity I've been browsing this site and I notice many of the answers end in reminders similar to, if not matching: I am not an attorney. I am NOT an attorney. Seems like this might get ...
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What can be done about the "const *iption" spam?

Is there anything that can be done about the const *iption troll? Maybe an automated filter that rejects all questions with the string "const *ipt"? All but one of the questions I've seen ...
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Updating "How To Ask" box for Law Stack Exchange

It is almost always necessary or at least helpful at Law.SE to include the jurisdiction (i.e. state or country) whose law the person asking the question wants to know about, and often otherwise good ...
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Update "How To Ask" box to deter requests for specific legal advice

As stated on the side of the main menu of the law.stackoverflow.com site: Law Stack Exchange is for educational purposes only and is not a substitute for individualized advice from a qualified ...
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Why in tag edits, only the full wiki is approved, and excerpt/usage rejected?

It has apparently happened more than once. I've supplied both the "little thing" and the "big thing" for the tag, and only the big thing gets approved, with the little thing being washed away. ...
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How should the EU related trespass questions be asked or more generally how to deal with jurisdiction-duplicates?

Asking a non-jurisdiction specific or several-jurisdiction question typically result in answers that are hard to accept if one is actually interested in the full range of jurisdictions defined in ...
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How will LawSE remedy mods' recurrent abuse of privileges? or will it ever do so?

Barely four days ago we witnessed what was then the latest instance of mods' abuse of privileges. Now another instance arises. Given the site's low activity, the recurrence of these incidents shows ...
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