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Can this question be restored? Or should I repost?

The question Can I sue my sibling for not sharing rent money from inherited property? was closed by Dale M as calling for legal advice, and then locked by "community bot". I flagged it for ...
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Is a question asking if a certain type of software is legal under a specific legal system on-topic?

I'm moderator of crypto-SE and wonder if this question would be on-topic if migrated to Law-SE. The meat of it is: Is it legal to develop a cipher-breaker software/algorithm? What about it's legality ...
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What is to be done with a thread that was locked after beign vandalized

the thread Why are religious exemptions to anti-discrimination laws legal? was vandalized with an irrelevant and abusive attack on a poster, on SE, and on society generally, using highly offensive ...
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Why are sarcastic comments favoured over my serious comment?

The question Can I get reimbursed if police shot the window of my car during a standoff? claims that: Officers were unprofessional and ignored my concerns. And what were these concerns? I found the ...
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Are questions about the validity of legal analysis from Law & Order off-topic?

I'm watching an old episode of the TV show Law & Order, and just heard several of the lawyers in the DA's office state as fact that it is not illegal for a parent to sell their child (specifically:...
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Why was this question about an "open ended interview" closed

The question Was the "open-ended interview" practice really legal? was closed by three users, one a moderator, as needing "details or clarity". The question seems quite clear to me,...
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Removal of placeholder names and hypothetical language

This is in regard to Can a landlord ask tenants if s/he can stop paying for an unused, not in lease, security system? and its editing history. It was originally asked in the first person. I edited it ...
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Questions on Jurisprudence

A question on Jurisprudence (Legal Theory) here Command Theory of Law has been closed apparently because the question is not considered to be specific enough. The answer here Are interdisciplinary Law ...
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Should the backstory have been edited out of this question about lease renewals

In Automatic Lease Renewal Laws in Washington State the OP asked if a particular law, to which a link was given, applied to a particular situation. It was clearly not a request for legal advice, ...
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Is a question about negotiating with lawyers on-topic

What are effective strategies for negotiating contract terms with a client's legal team? was recently asked. I voted to close it as not about law but about business tactics. The asker pointed out ...
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Should question about Hawaii secession be closed

The question Can Hawaii secede from the U.S. through legal means? has several upvotes and three upvoted answers. But four people have voted to close it, three on the grounds of it being a duplicate ...
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Why was a harassment flag on this comment declined?

I raised a number of flags on this comment: What's with the weird threat to Stack Exchange buried in the middle of this answer? to this answer. The latest being "harassment" flag. There ...
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Is this personal or legitimate?

Some time ago I left a comment next to this question explaining why I didn't think it was appropriate for this site. The question had a bounty so it could not be voted to close. I voted to close as ...
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Why is this question deleted?

The question has been deleted without any feedback. https://law.stackexchange.com/questions/61931/how-different-and-similar-are-laws-against-narcotic-in-indonesia-and-us-and-port I am asking what ...
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Why was my question closed and incorrectly called "homework?"

Why was What happens if other contractors also agree to accept a lower sum in full satisfaction of their own debts? closed? I admit it's long, but I don't want to risk losing context by shortening it. ...
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why was my comment explaining my close vote to the author erased?

It is a 2nd question I am forced to ask about this question. The person who asked it doesn't seem to realize that their post is highly inflammatory and continues to attempt to act as if the question ...
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Are we really going to allow this?

This question is disgusting. It is an afront to any attempts at civility. The idea of comparing a President of the United States, speaking to a crowd of his supporters in the open daylight, to a ...
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How can I improve this question about preventing wasted costs when dealing with a landlord that won't accept lockout agreements?

How can I re write https://law.stackexchange.com/questions/57854/if-landlord-doesnt-accept-lockout-agreements-how-else-can-i-prevent-wasted-cos to make it on topic please? Here's the text of the ...
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What clarity does this question need?

This question was close voted for clarity. There was a previous question like this which was deleted and this question asked: Is any YouTuber required to block videos for people below 18 even if the ...
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why do you keep erasing my comments?

I added added some comments to this answer. The author did improve the answer, but then commented that the original wording was supported by other sources. I replied by saying that listing those ...
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Why was this question closed without any comment?

I have a question about my Law Stack Exchange post: Does using ads and making the app contain a book of affiliate links make someone an intermediary? The question referred to above (kept unedited) ...
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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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This question is downvoted but it has many answers which carry upvotes

I have a question about my Law Stack Exchange post: Can a country refuse to enforce international law even if it does not violate existing law? Why did this question get downvotes when it was well-...
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Could I rewrite this question about why property law involves more memorization than other 1L courses to be on-topic?

Apology if I offended any one. Is there any way to rewrite Why does property law involve more memorization and regurgitation, and less legal analysis, than other 1L courses? to make it on topic?
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Does OP decide where to ask and community decide if on-topic locally only? Is this question off-topic here?

An exchange below Has the patent process been patented? about a close vote goes something like: "...voting to close "because it belongs on..." is generally not a valid close reason in ...
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Is my question acceptable for this site?

I don't know if my question is philosophy, law, history, ethics or none of it, but I imagine a scenario where an obviously evil and criminal act with the intent of malice has the result of utility and ...
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What is purpose of this site if my relevant question isn't acceptable?

I had asked it on Interpersonal stack exchange but they suggest me to ask here on Law stack exchange. My question is about law and I don't think it's off-topic? Here is my question Should I file a ...
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Is this question off-topic?

Isn't the question Students drugs teacher an example of a question that clearly asks for specific legal advice? It seems to me to be asking, "This happened to me, is this actionable and under what ...
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How good or bad of a fit would this question about international human rights law have been here?

I just asked a question at Expatriates SE called Could one renounce one's native citizenship in order to prevent a second, naturalized citizenship from being revoked? I contemplated posting it on ...
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