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What is the difference between these tags?

I am wondering what the difference between tag maritime and tag law-of-the-sea is. Does the former encompass maritime law in general, whereas the latter pertains specifically to the United Nations ...
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Improper removal of an OP's contract-law question

This question was removed by one of our new moderators. It indicates being "marked as spam or rude or abusive", which by itself sounds ambiguous. The revision history is here. Besides the reason for ...
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We have too much free speech

The tag free-speech has no usage guidance and is used on just 7 questions. It appears to be at best a subset of questions about freedom-of-speech, with 80 questions and some guidance. free-speech ...
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Why was this question about jury nullification deleted by a moderator?

Moderator feetwet has deleted Are jurors ever told about jury nullification in the US? If not, why not?. This is puzzling. Why was it deleted?
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Can I withdraw my vote?

I down voted an answer to someone else's question, but then I realized I shouldn't have done so. As it stands right now, I can only take back my "down" vote with an up vote. Is it just my device? Or ...
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The immunity tag is scoped for a specific subset of its topic

The immunity tag info says Immunity to civil or criminal liability conferred to an individual by virtue of an office. However, this is a group of specific types of immunity, including ...
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Deletion of a question about pronouns in Canada?

In recent hours there was a question about the controversial professor Jordan Peterson's views on Canadian laws that he thought would regulate the use of pronouns. More than one answer appeared. Has ...
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Tag info for [netherlands]

The current tag information for netherlands reads as following: relating to the jurisdiction of a kingdom of "seven provinces" between Belgium and Germany. I don't know in what era that tag was ...
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Why have we 2 tags: England vs England and Wales?

Correct me if Wikipedia's wrong, but England and Wales are the same jurisdiction? https://law.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/england https://law.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/england-and-...
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Why is the tour page example question about unicorns?

I for one am thrilled to know about the corn syrup spray solution, but wouldn't that question be a better fit on the Gardening stack exchange? https://law.stackexchange.com/tour
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The tag [uk] should be a synonym for [united-kingdom]

The tag uk (currently 8 questions, no tag excerpt) should probably be a synonym for the tag united-kingdom (currently 216 questions, with tag excerpt).
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Congrats, Law SE will be graduating soon!

Good news, everyone! Or, should I say, "good news: everyone"? In the year that Law Stack Exchange has been open, we on the Community team have been really impressed by how well things have gone here, ...
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Can we merge the cryptography and crypto tags?

There is crypto and cryptography. I suggest cryptography should be the preferred tag and that crypto should be a synonym. Though currently crypto has more questions.
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Let's blacklist the legal tag - what do you think?

Well, the title says it. The legal tag has two questions. They're asking whether something is legal. They're not otherwise related. Moments ago, I removed the legal tag from the question Is license ...
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“Intellectual-property-law” tag is misspelled

I'm not sure if this is the proper place to do this, but I wanted to bring it to the attention of moderators that the "intellectual-property-law" tag is misspelled "intelletual-property-law". It makes ...
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Should “traffic” and “traffic-laws” be synonymized?

We currently have four questions tagged traffic and 13 tagged traffic-laws. None of them have both tags. The two seem to be essentially the same thing; I can't differentiate them based on the ...
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Add tag for “tax” for tax law questions

I just asked a tax law question, but there was no tax tag. Can that be added?
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Updated: Can we get a blanket disclaimer out of the way?

Roy posted a good comment on this question: Just want to remind you that while any advice you get on this site may be useful, it does not serve as an alternative to a real legal opinion, and ...