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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 [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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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