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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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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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Recommend tag merger: equity - equitable-relief

I recommend we merge equity and equitable-relief, or in the alternative, give each of them some usage guidance to distinguish where each is appropriate. See "What are tag synonyms and merged tags?...
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Recommend tag merger: judge - judiciary

I recommend a merger of judge and judiciary. I think judiciary should be the primary (because it is slightly more general) with judge being the synonym. See "What are tag synonyms and merged tags?...
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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 we merge the us-president and potus tags?

It looks like I've created both us-president and potus. I'm not sure why I did that; should we merge them?
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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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​[driving] a [vehicle] in [traffic]

We have driving, vehicle, and traffic. I can see the point of vehicle being separate ("On what day of the month do vehicle registrations expire?" or "Can my insurance company refuse to cover damage ...
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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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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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should the "definition" and "legal-terms" tags be merged?

As per the title, definition's usage guidance is "for questions that seek to clarify the meaning of a term." As this is LawSE it seems to me that the only terms that require defining are ...
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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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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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What is the difference between [vehicle] and [motor-vehicle]?

At the moment, Law SE has tags vehicle and motor-vehicle. The latter has no usage guidance. Are they synonyms?
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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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The [us-federal-government] tag

We have a tag us-federal-government with no description. Most of the questions with that tag seem that they should be tagged united-states instead, as that is the preferred tag for questions about ...
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Tag proposal: "Law enforcment" as synonym for police

Well, title says everything. When I came here first I tried to find some information about interacting with law enforcing institutes (basically police), but didn't found any tag for it (by trying ...
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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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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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The [tag] vs [tag-law] meta-discussion

Is there a general rule we can and should use to determine whether -law tags should be synonyms (and deprecated), or if and when they should be preserved and used as separate from their root tags? ...
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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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Merge/retag [tag:licensing] and [tag:licenses]?

The tags licensing and licenses have the same sorts of questions. Should we make a synonym between the two, and/or clearly define distinct meanings (like "licenses is about government-issued licenses, ...
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