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80 On what basis might Trump's executive order on immigration be illegal? 2017-01-31T10:15:26.833

60 How can you tell if you have to follow a police officer's instructions? 2015-06-02T18:26:52.357

56 Why are lawyers typically excluded from juries? 2015-10-18T17:59:18.250

50 What power do I have as a driver if my interstate route is blocked by a protest? 2016-11-12T19:49:44.730

50 Can a law protect itself? 2017-09-19T03:44:57.563

49 Is it illegal to run away from a police officer in a way that provokes them, in the US? 2015-07-23T17:14:02.487

49 Would open source programs that use encryption be illegal under this draft of the "Compliance with Court Orders Act of 2016" 2016-04-09T15:09:39.730

46 Can you refuse to swear on the Bible? 2015-09-23T10:13:05.537

43 If a signal person in California tells me to kill someone, do I have to do so? 2016-08-09T03:37:14.990

43 Is it illegal to backup your hard drive if you have copyrighted software on it? 2017-11-14T20:35:08.920

42 Pokémon Go hot spots and private property 2016-07-12T13:00:13.637

41 How do people publicly admit to criminal activity and not typically get arrested? 2015-09-06T14:04:34.000

41 Can an employer withhold pay for a fire drill? 2015-10-15T16:32:22.497

41 Why is the structure of the US Code so poor? (And would it even be legal to reorganize it?) 2017-01-26T21:35:10.820

38 Why are people sentenced to prison for terms longer than life? 2016-05-31T12:33:39.970

38 Can illegal aliens can claim sanctuary in a church? 2017-02-09T21:14:44.273

37 How is it possible for millions to use pirated software at home and never get arrested? 2015-08-30T12:25:56.907

35 How can I declare independence from the United States and start my own micro nation? 2016-11-04T20:59:53.910

34 If someone's record has been expunged, can they legally say that they have not been arrested? 2015-09-11T13:57:00.870

34 Do I have legal rights against a company that offered me a raise to not leave, and then promptly fired me after turning down the other offer? 2015-11-10T20:41:53.553

33 What if I say "this statement is false" while under oath? 2015-10-26T23:33:04.630

32 What are the legal repercussions of taking a stranger's picture in public? 2015-05-29T18:22:00.310

32 What is the legal status of "warrant canaries"? 2015-05-30T03:59:22.303

32 What legal liability does one's participation on Stack Exchange carry? 2015-06-15T20:33:36.983

32 Can "Dumb Starbucks" be legally considered Fair Use as satire or parody? 2015-09-16T10:01:55.067

32 Does being engaged (to be married) carry any legal significance? 2016-12-26T21:20:01.740

32 What's so Grand about Grand Theft Auto? 2018-01-16T19:35:32.663

31 If the police search my vehicle or house without my consent, and they don't find anything, what recourse is there? 2015-05-27T02:20:08.170

31 Can UPS really trademark the color brown? 2016-01-28T07:39:53.010

31 If someone catches a Pokemon that is on my property, is that theft? 2016-07-13T16:28:49.057

30 Consent to searches: Who wins "my-word-against-yours?" 2015-09-09T21:49:50.060

29 USA: Is "I am not a lawyer" disclaimer generally necessary? 2015-06-20T18:29:44.790

29 Why do non-lawyers refer you to lawyers even when they know the answer? 2016-03-26T09:16:35.060

29 Should I serve jury duty when I have no respect for the judge? 2016-10-07T19:03:48.903

28 Am I allowed to kill a person threatening me? CA, USA 2015-08-30T08:23:13.370

28 What are the rules on businesses that wish to only hire attractive females? 2016-07-24T13:14:24.490

28 Jurors not allowed to talk to each other during the trial? 2017-05-10T03:03:38.677

28 Why does the victim have to press charges? 2018-02-15T20:30:00.163

27 What is jury nullification? 2015-05-27T15:06:08.150

26 How to prove I live in a specific address? 2016-01-26T02:20:54.673

26 Where can I report criminal intent found on the dark web? 2017-01-06T02:16:22.517

26 What are some possible law suits or civil actions the Las Vegas shooting victims could take? 2017-10-04T14:31:44.217

26 Is it legal to track users of pirated software? 2017-10-30T00:28:47.360

25 When is ignorance a legal defense? 2015-05-26T23:20:30.660

25 What's the most crucial issue when deciding Senator Cruz's citizenship? 2016-02-16T13:25:09.050

25 In Québec, are restaurants legally required to provide free potable water upon request? 2017-11-09T18:22:11.767

24 Is it legal for an employer to charge an employee for lost equipment? 2015-07-21T23:25:51.077

24 Self incrimination during medical examination 2017-10-24T13:10:02.553

24 In USA, is it possible to end up being called to jury duty even if you have not registered to vote? 2018-03-06T20:20:52.760

23 Is “do not resuscitate” on a t-shirt a legal order? 2015-05-26T23:16:41.213

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