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What can be done about the "const *iption" spam?

So far as I can see the user in question posted exactly two questions, neither one spam. Arguably they were bad questions, particularly the first, but that is a pretty small troll, even if you concede ...
David Siegel's user avatar
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Add Politics as a migration destination for Law

There are so-called migration paths and not all sites have them; one of the footnotes in the FAQ about migration says this: 2 Not every site has selectable migration paths; in particular, beta sites, ...
Glorfindel's user avatar
5 votes

Articles by experienced users?

The closest feature Stack Exchange has along those lines is the "self-answered question." While references/citations don't directly give an author reputation, rep does tend to accrue to useful posts ...
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Why does Law.SE not have any artwork?

The time until a site gets a design varies a lot. I'll copy the data that was last update in October 2017 from How long until graduated sites get a new site design and increased privileges threshold?: ...
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Updating "How To Ask" box for Law Stack Exchange

IMO there is a specific class of questions where jurisdiction info if most necessary, in particular where each state has its peculiar quirks about the law. Assembling examples would be useful: a ...
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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?

If I'm understanding your request properly, that wouldn't be possible. The Related Questions list you see in the sidebar is actually auto-generated. If I remember right, that list is auto-generated ...
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Can we get a few "This belongs on X stack exchange" options?

Our rule of thumb for migration paths is to set them up on an as-needed basis. Even before formal migration paths exist, moderators may migrate to any site, and users may flag questions to request ...
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We have too much free speech

Agree that free-speech should be a synonym. The usual guidance is that synonyms eventually be merged. In this case, "free speech" is a popular lay term, so I suspect we might want to maintain the ...
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Updating "How To Ask" box for Law Stack Exchange

I can't find a clear consensus on "the jurisdiction problem." (A digest of previous meta discussion on this would be helpful here.) Before this suggestion gets too far along I want to provide some ...
feetwet's user avatar
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What can be done about the "const *iption" spam?

I propose that we create a question and answer on the main site, mark the answer community wiki, and lock the question. The question: Is const iption a recognized legal concept? The answer: no (...
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Should we have a LawSE definition of "educational purposes only"?

Why? An alternative is to rewrite the disclaimer banner, to match the general disclaimer page in speaking of informational purposes. There are many things that might also call for clarification in ...
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Should we have a LawSE definition of "educational purposes only"?

The purpose of Law SE is to help you learn about the law in general, not to replace a lawyer and give specific advice based on your situation. You should not ignore, or decide not to seek, ...
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Updating "How To Ask" box for Law Stack Exchange

Separate from the question of whether we should add encouragement to the How To Ask box, and if/how we can modify it, is the question of what it should say. As an answer to the last question, we ...
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Allowing jurisdiction tags on answers

This is allowed now, altogether not with the same interface One can include a "Tag:xyz" in square brackets in an answer. I usually put it at the top, and it displays and i think functions as i tag. I ...
David Siegel's user avatar
3 votes

Community Resurrection Of Answered Questions

The logic of the "Community ♦ user" applies to all Stack Exchange sites, so any questions about how or why; or suggestions for improving its behavior, should be raised on Stack Exchange Meta. ...
feetwet's user avatar
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3 votes

The immunity tag is scoped for a specific subset of its topic

Sorry this has taken a while! Would it not be a solution to re-scope the current immunity tag to the proposal at the end? I'm unsure of the need for the more specific kinds of immunity, seeing as we ...
jimsug's user avatar
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Jurisdiction Relevance to Questions

Although specifying a jurisdiction will certainly generate better answers, I think a reasonable alternative is for an answer to explicitly pick one or more jurisdictions. A good answer would give some ...
user6726's user avatar
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What can be done about the "const *iption" spam?

Offer them advice The unregistered user re-appeared and asked about them here, give them an answer why they appear spam to you.
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3 votes
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Need more focus close votes should require input from close voters

Not going to happen First, the technical implementation of requiring a reason is a programming task that Stack Exchange is not going to undertake. Some close reasons do require further elaboration but ...
Dale M's user avatar
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3 votes

In the future can the people behind the law branch of Stack Exchange support HTML tags `<u>...</u>` for underlining?

Sorry, no This is a network wide thing and not something we can help with. See Why can we format text with bold and italic but not underline?
Dale M's user avatar
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2 votes
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Jurisdiction Relevance to Questions

As a practical matter a feature like this (mandatory tag with custom list) would require special development. You could ply the idea on the Meta, but I can all but guarantee it will be declined ...
feetwet's user avatar
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2 votes
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Tag suggestions

Tags can be created by users with sufficient reputation - if they aren't attached to questions (or are attached to too few questions) they get deleted. In fact, the only way tags get created is for ...
jimsug's user avatar
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Law.SE Review – for Exemplary Answers

This isn't a stellar idea, but in the vein of something is better than nothing here's one possible answer: A Community Wiki Law.SE Review post on Meta. In this case, each answer to the post would ...
feetwet's user avatar
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2 votes

Can we get a cool icon?

This will happen when it's our turn! We graduated a bit over a year ago and there's quite a backlog for site designs, so hopefully it'll happen for us soon ™ Congratulations, Law is now graduated!
jimsug's user avatar
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Updating "How To Ask" box for Law Stack Exchange

I think we should be very clear - many people do not know what "jurisdiction" means. Something like: Different nations and provinces/states withing nations have different legal systems called "...
Dale M's user avatar
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2 votes
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How should the EU related trespass questions be asked or more generally how to deal with jurisdiction-duplicates?

Such questions are not well suited to the Stack Exchange format Your questions should be reasonably scoped. If you can imagine an entire book that answers your question, you’re asking too much. ...
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