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What is the language scope of SE.Law?

If have a question about a specific law, but I have doubts whether or not SE.Law is the right place to ask. It is about a German law called 'Impressumspflicht', for which could not even find an ...
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Community Resurrection Of Answered Questions

The system automatically bumps questions that don't have "accepted" answers to the top to the question queue every so often. This seems like a good thing in the case of unanswered questions, but I ...
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How good or bad of a fit would this question about international human rights law have been here?

I just asked a question at Expatriates SE called Could one renounce one's native citizenship in order to prevent a second, naturalized citizenship from being revoked? I contemplated posting it on ...
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How technically difficult would it be to pull related questions from other stacks into the right-side Related Questions on Law.SE?

Example: Medical right to privacy- HIPAA has a list of Related Questions in the right column. Would it be feasible to pull related questions from other stacks into that right column list, e.g., Can a ...
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Are questions about the teaching of law appropriate on this SE?

I have some questions about teaching US law at the undergraduate level (not in law school). Are those appropriate here? I haven't fully formulated any of my questions yet (I need to make sure they ...
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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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Can I ask for a sample contract?

I am selling a car in the USA. I found a good resource/website for selling the car. The website recommends I have the buyer/seller sign an "as is" document but the example "as is" link is not valid ...
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How can an answer be selected as the correct choice on the law stack exchange? [duplicate]

So here is my dilemma. A lot of questions on the law stack exchange, like the practice of law itself, do not really have any answers that are better than other answers. An example is the question on ...
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How can I find out about redaction practices?

I would like to find out how common it is to use redaction software, vs. the old-fashioned magic marker. How can I formulate an acceptable question about this? Reference question that was closed: ...
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Can we get a few “This belongs on X stack exchange” options?

We have a close reason that this belongs on another stack exchange site but we have no sites to choose from. Obvious ones include personal finance, philosophy and (when they graduate from beta) ...
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What is Justice? - Has Several Downvotes. Advice on how to rephrase

Justice is fundamental to actions of law operators. As my question states, it is even a mandate (as criminal code) in many jurisdictions that justice take precedence over prosecution. I suspect the ...
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Would this be an acceptable question here?

The question has been posted I have a question about the legality of my school's community service policy. (Presumably it is legal, but I want to be sure before I go and do a bunch of stuff.. I ...
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How to ask a good question?

On this site, what makes a good question?
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What is the policy on self-links and commercial links in answers?

A user has been adding answers to old questions that include one or more links to her personal legal practice site and she does not disclose her affiliation. It's common to link to sites such as Nolo, ...
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Are questions about law books on-topic?

I do not understand the closure of https://law.stackexchange.com/q/17067/89; law is based on opinion?
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Why the downvotes: Why do not judges specify what (in their judgments) they intend as the ratio and obiter?

Will you please help me to understand the downvotes for https://law.stackexchange.com/q/16913/89 It describes a universal phenomenon, like Why are judges allowed to read news and media opinions?. How ...
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Have all our moderators at least a 1st university degree (e.g. LLB, JD) in law?

Though being a moderator does not necessitate university degrees, the latter can augment credibility especially on the Internet. E.g., moderators of some other StackExchanges usually are experts, and ...
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Community Promotion Ads - 2017

It is a bit late into this new year, being that we're already in the second month, but we are now cycling the Community Promotion Ads for 2017! What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion ...
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How should we refer to trans people in the past tense?

Can Chelsea Manning be sued in civil court by anyone named in the documents that were leaked? refers to Chelsea Manning as "he." There has been a fair amount of back-and-forth editing on this point, ...
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Are questions asking for the background of a case on-topic?

Background Specific example: https://law.stackexchange.com/questions/16347/whats-going-on-legally-between-cbs-paramount-and-axanar-and-how-does-it-relate There are ongoing legal proceedings ...
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How can I correct a wrongful closure, if the Meta post is unilaterally deleted?

Initially, this was closed by 1 user and 1 moderator, by reason of being a duplicate. So I posted in Meta to clarify the distinction and so wrongness of the duplication, but it was also unilaterally ...
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What kinds of errors in answers are okay here?

Situation Regarding this answer: https://law.stackexchange.com/a/16056/10024 It says: Google is not obligated in any way to accept anything into Play, no matter the money or the business involved. [.....
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Should I reframe and post this question on Law SE instead of ELU?

Should I reframe and post this question on Law SE instead of ELU? https://english.stackexchange.com/q/365054/112436
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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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What is our stance on questions looking for data sets pertaining to legal matters?

What is our stance on questions looking for data sets pertaining to legal matters? Are they on-topic or off-topic? Example: I am having a difficult time finding the average number of speeding ...
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Law.SE Review – for Exemplary Answers

I've peddled this query on Meta.SE to no avail, but wondering if maybe this site wants to give it some consideration: On occasion I read an exemplary answer. An answer so illuminating and/or well-...
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Is courtroom procedure on topic?

I have a question about courtroom procedures in specific circumstances, but I'm not sure if that is on-topic based on what I can see in the asking help. Does anyone know?
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Please undelete my question wrongly marked as duplicate

How can a seller know the buyer's believing a product to feature something, but not the buyer's believing that the seller contracted this feature? appears wrongly deleted, as this question differs ...
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Can questions about how to break the law and get away with it on topic?

Are there laws against such kind of discussions?
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Are questions about monopoly and what if a company bought this company on topic here?

Are questions that ask something like if Apple bought Android, would that be a monopoly? That would be a monopoly, but are those kinds of questions allowed?
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Are questions on studying law or legal study skills on topic? [duplicate]

Example: Reopening: EU Law in England, quote from Prof. Hutchinson, and from Lord Neuberger?
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I have a question about copyright. What should I read before I ask it?

Here are some basic things you should know about copyright law before you ask a question. Read further and you may very well find the answer to the question that brought you here! Some meta-...
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Need canonical answers (FAQ) for Copyright

We have received well over 600 questions tagged copyright. This is now effectively – and by far – our most common tag. And many copyright questions, even when not duplicates, are ...
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Should pet health insurance questions be tagged under the health-insurance tag?

Should pet health insurance questions be tagged under the health-insurance tag? Either that or a new tag for health insurance questions about pets? Not necessarily a difficult question or big enough ...
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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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When to migrate questions from Security.SE?

Security.StackExachange mainly exists to talk about hacking and hacking prevention. As you might expect, questions about what's legal and whether someone should press changes come up quite frequently. ...
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Should “pro se” be a tag?

Should "pro se" be added to the list of tags? Example question where I would like to apply such a tag: Alternative to "Isn't it true that...?" when questioning witnesses
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2016 Community Moderator Election Results

Law's first moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the 3 new moderators are: They'll be replacing the pro tempore crew shortly — please thank both groups for ...
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Need tag for “civil rights”

Unfortunately there seems to be no tag for civil rights. Unfortunately I can't create one.
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IP vs IP-Law. Is there a difference?

We've got two tags. intellectual-property and intellectual-property-law. Having the word "law" after a single tag is rather redundant. There was this The [tag] vs [tag-law] meta-discussion ...
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2016 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

Quick links to answers by: WBT ● Zizouz212 ● jimsug ● feetwet In connection with the moderator elections, we are holding a Q&A thread for the candidates. Questions collected from an earlier ...
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Reopening: EU Law in England, quote from Prof. Hutchinson, and from Lord Neuberger? [duplicate]

The degree to which these questions concern opinion, do not deny them of objective answers, and certainly do not detract from their value as questions to law in general: https://law.stackexchange....
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Is a question of whether or not an action is considered “cheating” in a game within the parameters of the law exchange?

Is a question of whether or not an action is considered "cheating" in a game within the parameters of the law exchange? If not, which stack exchange site might help me with a question as to the game ...
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2016 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

In connection with the moderator elections, we will be holding a Q&A with the candidates. This will be an opportunity for members of the community to pose questions to the candidates on the topic ...
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2016 Community Moderator Election

The 2016 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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Jurisdiction Relevance to Questions

The answer to questions relating to the law depend upon the jurisdiction of the issue. With this in mind would it be possible to configure the (law) site so that no question is asked without the ...
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Tag suggestions

I respect that this is a new site and not all tags will be available. Who could possibly think of all of the tags that would be needed? No one. In writing a question, I could only find one useful tag,...
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Community Promotion Ads - 2016

You've graduated, and with graduation, as announced earlier, you get Community Promotion Ads to run on your site! What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion Ads are community-vetted ...
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Congratulations, Law is now graduated!

It's a big day, and this was announced a bit earlier. It's taken a bit longer than intended to get the switches rolling (in part because some fellow whose name happens to match the author of this post ...
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Are questions on topic that ask for the purpose/motivation/rationale behind a law?

Are questions on topic that ask for the purpose/motivation/rationale behind a law? what is the rationale behind fair use? why is the age of consent X? why are juveniles treated differently than ...

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