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Merger of [Trees] and [Treelaw]

We have both the tags trees and treelaw. Both are about the same item: trees and their impact on property law. As such, they should be merged. Which one should be retained and synonymized to the other?...
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Request tag synonym tag:adverse-possesion -> tag:adverse-possession

The tag adverse-possesion is misspelled. I have re-tagged the newest question with a properly spelled adverse-possession. Could someone create a tag synonym to point from adverse-possesion to adverse-...
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tag:citations and tag:case-citations

I notice that there is overlap between the tags citations and case-citations. citations: 15 questions, 11 of which are about citation practice (i.e. referencing or giving attribution for) materials, ...
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revert tag:enw to tag:england-and-wales

I propose we revert the recent re-tags. england-and-wales is much clearer and well-established on this site. If needed, we can add a tag synonym for enw. I raise this here instead of in a comment on ...
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synonym: AI -> Artificial Intelligence

AI is short for artificial intelligence. So we should synonym it. https://law.stackexchange.com/tags/artificial-intelligence/synonyms
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Question on ending a marriage improperly closed as a request for legal advice

This question Divorce without the process of divorce; is it possible to obtain a dissolution after 15 years? was closed as a request dfoer specific lewgal advice. It turns out, as the answer by ...
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Pending edits for the [china] tag

The community's views are sought on two related suggested edits for the china tag: The suggested "wiki" edit is: The “Two Chinas” phenomenon makes this tag ambiguous. And for the "tag ...
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Should the [immigration] tag be merged as a synonym for [immigration-law]?

At the time of writing, immigration is tagged to 284 questions, and immigration-law is tagged to 28. Despite the former being tagged to significantly more questions, should it be merged as a synonym ...
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Should the [taxes] tag be merged as a synonym for [tax-law]?

At the time of writing, taxes is tagged to 64 questions, whereas tax-law is tagged to 482. Unlike the four other tax-related tags that all relate to a particular sub-category, taxes and tax-law both ...
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Should the [llc] tag be merged with the [limited-liability-company] tag?

At the time of writing, the recently created llc tag has one question, whereas the limited-liability-company tag has 71 questions and has been with us since the beginning of 2019. It seems sensible to ...
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Should the [covid] tag be merged with the [covid-19] tag?

At the time of writing, the covid-19 tag has 160 questions and a detailed user guidance, whereas the covid tag has only two questions and no guidance. It seems sensible to merge the latter with the ...
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Should the "tradename" tag be merged with "trade-name"?

The tradename tag requires a hyphen to separate the two words. I'm not sure whether it can done by a Mod's edit, or a new tag needs creating and merging..? Revised following the creation of a new tag: ...
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Should all "war" related tags be merged in to one?

Should both war and war-crimes be merged as synonyms for laws-of-war? war has no userguidance and nine questions. war-crimes has no user guidance and two questions laws-of-war has no user guidance ...
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The [contract] and [contract-law] tags, seven years later

In 2015, a suggestion to merge contract and contract-law got three upvotes and no downvotes, but seven years later, we still have separate tags. Is it time to merge them?
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Should [personal-likeness] be a tag synonym of [right-of-publicity]?

It seems to me that personal-likeness should be a synonym of right-of-publicity?. They seem to have essentially the same meaning, and the User Guidance for the former is: This tag is for questions ...
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Why was one of my two related but different questions about chains of causation deleted?

I have a question about my Law Stack Exchange post: Even if the 5th party is suing the 4th, wouldn't 4th and 5th parties' arguments that 3rd party broke the chain of causation be identical? Dale M ...
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Should the newly created [trump] tag be deleted or be merged with the [president] tag?

This question created the trump tag which, in line with the consensus of opinion with this Meta question, I have exchanged for president which has the tag info: For questions regarding heads of state ...
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Can this deleted question be undeleted and reopened?

The question What if you cannot pay the damages in a civil law suit? was closed as a duplicate – incorrectly, in my view. I was in the process of writing a comment explaining my view, following which ...
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Rename the [ixl] tag to [is-x-legal]

I'm always initially confused when I see the ixl tag, because it's not a common initialism, and I only remember after hovering over it with my cursor (not an option for mobile users) that it stands ...
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should the "legal-terms" and "terminology" tags be merged?

It seems to me that there is no systemic distinction being made between the legal-terms and terminology tags, and one might usefully be made a synonym of the other. A new "contract-terms" ...
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Should the "employment" and "employment-law" tags be merged? [closed]

Should the employment and employment-law tags be merged? It seems to me that as a law-specific site, the former seems a duplication and redundant - although it does have the better (only!) usage ...
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Should the new-york and the new-york-state tags be merged? Is the latter the better of the two?

The new-york tag has 237 questions and starts from 2015. It's usage guideline is: Questions concerning the laws, criminal justice system, civil court procedures and related topics specific to the ...
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a-1 Tag not needed, can it be deleted?

In the question Tennessee, a-1 zone - can i rent out on Airbnb? a new tag, a-1,was created. In that question "a-1", was a zoning designation for agricultural land. But in other contexts it ...
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What is the difference between [currency] and [money]?

At the moment, Law SE has tags currency and money. Neither tag has usage guidance. Are they synonyms?
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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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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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What is the difference between [maritime] and [law-of-the-sea]?

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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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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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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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 ...
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