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Why was a question about private police deleted?

Why was the question https://law.stackexchange.com/questions/61740/overlap-between-public-and-private-entity deleted by @Cesar M please? It seems to me to be on topic for the Law stack. It seems to ...
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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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Can The Moderators Automatically Close Any Question Asking About International Sexting Between Minors?

I don't know why, but it seems like every day I log on here to see if there are any interesting questions to ponder, and another new user is frantically asking a question about what the exposure is ...
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Why was my question closed and incorrectly called “homework?”

Why was What happens if other contractors also agree to accept a lower sum in full satisfaction of their own debts? closed? I admit it's long, but I don't want to risk losing context by shortening it. ...
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Inactive moderators - step up or step down

User cnst is currently one of four moderators on Law SE. They have not visited the site since early December 2020 (eleven weeks inactive at time of writing). They are also a high-reputation user on ...
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Should we be concerned about posts from “Lawyer”?

Given the community's concern about dispensing legal advice, I wanted to flag the arrival of "Lawyer," a new user whose answers suggest he is not a lawyer of any kind. It may be problematic ...
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Should comments advising people to commit crimes be flagged?

Motivating example: Someone asked a question about hiding assets in a divorce, which received the following comment: Sell some of your liquid assets and buy Bitcoin OTC. That is what cryptocurrency ...
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Add Politics as a migration destination for Law

At the moment, the only defined destination to which questions on Law.SE can be migrated is law Meta. Migration to any other destination requires special moderator intervention, as I understand things....
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What are the rules or guidelines for recommending other non-SE forums?

I suspect that this question may be closed as it appears to be asking for specific legal advice, but I am aware of an English law forum that may assist. Is it within SE rules, or the spirit, to send ...
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Why public-law tag?

Do we need public-law, when we already got constitutional-law, administrative-law, criminal-law? Plz see chart below.
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Excessive use of “specific legal advice” closure reason

The question Are the title and author of a song protected by copyright? is written as "I am doing X, is that legal". The actual question is a basic principle of copyright law, and in no way ...
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why was my comment explaining my close vote to the author erased?

It is a 2nd question I am forced to ask about this question. The person who asked it doesn't seem to realize that their post is highly inflammatory and continues to attempt to act as if the question ...
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Are we really going to allow this?

This question is disgusting. It is an afront to any attempts at civility. The idea of comparing a President of the United States, speaking to a crowd of his supporters in the open daylight, to a ...
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How can I improve this question about preventing wasted costs when dealing with a landlord that won't accept lockout agreements?

How can I re write https://law.stackexchange.com/questions/57854/if-landlord-doesnt-accept-lockout-agreements-how-else-can-i-prevent-wasted-cos to make it on topic please? Here's the text of 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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What clarity does this question need?

This question was close voted for clarity. There was a previous question like this which was deleted and this question asked: Is any YouTuber required to block videos for people below 18 even if the ...
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why do you keep erasing my comments?

I added added some comments to this answer. The author did improve the answer, but then commented that the original wording was supported by other sources. I replied by saying that listing those ...
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2020: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the past 12 months. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange network ...
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We are getting overwhelmed with current affairs questions

Regularly, it wouldn't be a bad thing if people started asking question based on the reporting about current affairs. For example, if there is a famous murder trial and people want to know how chain ...
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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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Are fantastical questions on topic?

I'm here from Worldbuilding.SE where we've been having a discussion on whether legal questions are on topic for our site. A good example of such a question is this one: How many laws would a ...
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Do we need a Trump-tag?

we have 212 questions containing the keyword Trump, many of them focussing if things he did or ordered are legal. That's more than our Treelaw questions, so a trump category of questions might be ...
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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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Question about legal aplication of moderation

I have a deleted question asking wether any law in the India asks fr forced moderation or sets any limitations on moderation.Specificaly if we need to remove content and handle requests similiar to ...
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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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When would a legal question need not include jurisdiction?

I suppose when the question is meant to understand legal theories, our when I want to compare approaches between different jurisdictions, then including jurisdiction isn't needed. However, many of my ...
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Is this question about (medical) decision-making capacity on-topic?

Questions in question: A patient refuses treatment because of addiction or fear. How do medical and legal professionals assess their decision-making capacity? I wonder if this question is on-topic on ...
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Should all questions be required to have a location tag? [duplicate]

So, it seems like half the time when I visit this SE site, when I look at questions here, I wind up leaving a comment to the effect of "What location are you in? Different places have different ...
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Why was this question closed without any comment?

I have a question about my Law Stack Exchange post: Does using ads and making the app contain a book of affiliate links make someone an intermediary? The question referred to above (kept unedited) ...
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Are questions about regulations on-topic?

Are regulations construed to be part of law on this site? Specifically, I have in mind a question like the one I asked on politics SE about some UK farming/animal-welfare regulations. I did a bit of ...
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Non-Vandalism, Full Rewrite of questions & Rollbacks

Today, several questions had rollbacks to versions that were 100% different to the question it was turned to by the OP. As reason "New questions should be asked as such. Total rewrites are not ...
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Why was this suggested edit rejected?

Suggested edit: https://law.stackexchange.com/review/suggested-edits/37015 Rejection reasons: This edit deviates from the original intent of the post. Even edits that must make drastic changes should ...
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What is the problem with this question?

What is the meaning of mail in CCPA? What is the problem with this question? Every thing is clear.I am asking that does mail in CCPA refer to physical mail and if yes why dont websites provide such an ...
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How do I improve this question?

The EU Refunds law and wether cost of download is refundable? How do I improve this question?
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Is it ok to edit a question into something complete different?

Is it possible to edit a question that is not answered into a question that has a completely different meaning?
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Why was the Trump vandalism answer deleted?

This is similar to Nate Eldredges's question about the tax foreclosure question. The answer is this one, deleted by Cesar M. In the tax foreclosure case the OPs account was also deleted (the OP was ...
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Why was the tax foreclosure question deleted?

It appears that https://law.stackexchange.com/questions/58581/can-i-avoid-a-tax-foreclosure-by-evading-service-of-the-summons?noredirect=1#comment120124_58581 was deleted by a moderator (community ...
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Would a question about the Ronald Opus joke be on topic?

I want to ask a question about the accuracy of the Ronald Opus joke/fictional story? However, I'm not certain whether that would be within the scope of this site, because I'm not sure whether the ...
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This question is downvoted but it has many answers which carry upvotes

I have a question about my Law Stack Exchange post: Can a country refuse to enforce international law even if it does not violate existing law? Why did this question get downvotes when it was well-...
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Should asking a broad “is [action] legal anywhere?” question preclude specific questions about the legality of that action in a specific country?

Motivating example: Is it legal to hack a hacker back (in the US)? was marked as a duplicate of Is there any country where hacking back is legal? The former asks a specific question that can be ...
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What questions are not legal advice? [duplicate]

How does the law stackexchange define which question is considered legal advice which question is not? If it refers to a very specific use case is it then considered legal advice?
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Could I rewrite this question about why property law involves more memorization than other 1L courses to be on-topic?

Apology if I offended any one. Is there any way to rewrite Why does property law involve more memorization and regurgitation, and less legal analysis, than other 1L courses? to make it on topic?
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What happens when posts report sexual crimes involving minors? What should users do?

I was just profoundly disturbed by the content of the following question: Is it consider rape if the girl doesn't understand what is happening? It was posted more than two years before this Meta ...
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Why was my question (and my education) heavily attacked/interrogated by people who did not even comment on my Content?

Does anybody have any answer/comment/evaluation of https://law.stackexchange.com/questions/57223/in-congressional-hearings-what-law-policy-dictates-how-to-record-connectivity-is, for my actual words, ...
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The migration of questions to Expatriates, pertaining to nationality laws

This question united kingdom - UK EU settlment scheme, effects when acquiring British citizenship was migrated from law to expatriates. (The original title was: UK EU settlment scheme, which is a bit ...
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When (if ever) should a person's identifying details be removed from a post by edits?

Motivating example: This suggested edit removes the name of a public figure (a mayor) accused of forging the signature of another councilmember on a bar receipt. It lists the mayor's full name (which ...
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Would questions about the psychology of legal-related perople on scope?

From What topics can I ask about here?, these topics are allowed to ask: Statutes or court decisions Legal terms and language, doctrines and theory Legal process and procedure Historical legal ...
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Can we ask questions about who are lawyers who offer service X in a region Y?

I'm thinking on whether Law.SE might serve a place for the Canadian co-operative movement to store resources on legally incorporating and maintaining co-operatives. I'm wondering whether I could ask ...
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Appropriate to ask whether an article is representative of legal consensus?

Is it appropriate to ask a question like the following? In the 2060 article "contractual obligations of robots," Eric Trump IX proposes that the contractual obligations of robots should be ...
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Should suggested edits correcting factual errors be approved?

Motivating example: This suggested edit corrects a clear error in an answer, but the error is central to the answer's premise—it answers a question about sitting presidents as litigants, and the error ...

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