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Dealing with "Is X (il)legal" questions

“Is X legal?” is profoundly different from “Are there any examples of X being illegal?” The answer no to the latter does not imply yes to the former. Statutes and cases can ...
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Dealing with "Is X (il)legal" questions

I don't think that "too broad" or "unclear" are appropriate dispositions of such questions. The offshore banking question is the only one of those that I find a bit unclear (what is "offshore banking"?...
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Are interdisciplinary Law Theory subjects allowed?

Yes The best questions are those that have specific answers; Law Stack Exchange is not a general discussion forum. In general, ask here if you have a question which covers: Statutes or court ...
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Are interdisciplinary Law Theory subjects allowed?

Whatever view is taken on the general question of interdisciplinary subjects, I would argue that Jurisprudence (in the sense of Legal Theory) should be allowed on Law SE. This is because (in England ...
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Dealing with "Is X (il)legal" questions

A lay person has no idea what is legal or not and no idea where to even start. I am currently studying law and it has been a process of progressively peeling away layers of lore (especially when ...
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