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Request For The Moderators To Make An Exception

In my answer to the recent question about whether positive attitude requirements are discriminatory (Is the requirement to have positive attitude discriminatory?) I included a disclaimer, asked the ...
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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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Appropriate tag for civil-code (Napoleonic code, et al.)

The civil-legal-system tag is described as: Civil law is a legal system based on a codified set of principles that serve as the primary source of law. Not to be confused with [civil law] claims, ...
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Vanished question about cars and copyrights/trademarks

I remember quite well that someone with a music-related name had asked a question about cars and photos - and now almost the same question - even referencing the same site as origin of photos - ...
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How should troll questions be handled?

We occasionally get "questions" that ask absurd, bad-faith questions with some legal hook. For example (I hate to feed a troll by giving the question attention, but I figure doing so once to ...
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Post was improperly closed

A moderator closed this question under pretext that it is "off-topic". No one else had VTC so far, and the post is neither spam nor "egregious" so as to warrant mod intervention. ...
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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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Is this question on topic?

I am unsure whether this question would fit better here or on worldbuilding. Since the worldbuilding aspect is almost incidental, I figured I would try here first. The question This is a hypothetical ...
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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 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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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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Should Moderators be able to use their privileges for self-promotion?

Recently useful comments on questions are being moved to chat because they were marked as "extend conversation" More information here, even comments that contain open questions, are still ...
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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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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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How did this SE user get 100 reputation points?

I looked this user up who commented on my post here on Law.SE and he has no history but does have 101 reputation. How is this possible? https://law.stackexchange.com/users/426/matthew-read Can women ...
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Where is the site chatroom?

I can no longer find it here. I think every site has a site chatroom? (And FIRC was called "the courtroom"?)
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Can I accept an answer if my question has been marked as duplicate?

Can I accept an answer if my question has been marked as duplicate? If so, how? I noticed there is no "check mark" next to the answer that I found usefull (more so than the similar question where I ...
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titled, mistitled, titled, mistitled, post clarified, what next?

Am I applying the right procedure? I asked a question and gave it a subject. Someone edited the title to something irrelevant (I assume unknowingly). I replaced the title with something similar to my ...
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Can I ask for a reference?

Proposed question: I requested an impartial special education hearing to establish eligibility under IDEA for my son. The hearing is heard by an administrative law judge with additional training in ...
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Why was my question downvoted, with no explanatory comment?

I wrote a question (Filling out an affidavit of personal service) which received a helpful answer. I upvoted it and accepted it. My question was downvoted but there was no explanatory comment. Why? ...
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Is this question acceptable?

Was the damage that BP paid for the damage in Mexican Gulf the largest amount ever paid for a damage? What was the second largest amount?
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This should be urgent closed!

How much of this image do I need to modify in order to avoid copyright violation? OP is explaining for not having permission on the material his post is related to. (unkowingly, probably but that ...
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Does a comment before deleting a question make sense?

I was notified in a comment that a question of mine is off topic. I am going to delete it and I was wondering if it is good to reply to the comment, like 'Accepted, I am deleting the question'. Will ...
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Find a moderator to move my question to another community

I have asked a question in law community and now I noticed that there is a more specific community for this question (Expatriates). I am wondering where I can find a moderator to move my question to ...
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Could someone create these tags?

Could someone create tags for roberts-rules and parliamentary-procedure possibly parliamentary-rules? Specifically referring to this question: Appointment and Elected Offices of an Assembly under ...
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Are questions on the legallity of the use of certain online services welcome?

As my question here Legality of scanning a site with SSLLabs Server Test in order to find and report weaknesses doesn't seem to be going down to well, would this question be more welcome here? Because ...
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Please update http://law.stackexchange.com/help/deleting-account

https://law.stackexchange.com/help/deleting-account seems outdated. As I can't ask questions about my jurisdiction. I wish to leave and delete my account only on Law beta (not other stackexchange ...
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Tag words should be hyphenated

We already have two tags freedomofspeech and criminallaw that were created without the traditional hyphen-delimiting of words. Who can fix that?