Tag: law

83 You have the right to remain silent, but why? 2017-08-24T06:03:53.190

77 What specifically did Michael Flynn do wrong? 2017-02-14T13:36:17.157

69 What makes "Voter ID laws" so controversial in the US? 2017-01-19T14:34:32.410

61 Why is the US still heavily relying on cash bails? 2020-11-15T08:09:12.023

60 Can I (a random person in the world) be prosecuted under the new Hong Kong security law? 2020-08-01T12:17:31.547

56 What are the implications of the EARN IT Act? 2020-03-17T13:43:58.143

52 Why won't Donald Trump do something about "fake news"? 2017-03-10T15:49:14.907

50 Why is Poland's proposed Holocaust speech law so controversial? 2018-02-10T14:03:13.927

46 How do some countries make political laws against the burka but not against nun habits? 2017-07-12T20:14:15.360

44 Can the president of the United States be guilty of insider trading? 2019-05-07T15:07:59.937

42 What is the motivation for a law requiring 2 parties to consent for recording a conversation 2019-04-09T13:15:05.340

41 Could a US President abuse their pardon powers to unilaterally make laws? 2017-01-04T13:46:40.450

38 Why is bestiality illegal in the United States? 2018-09-01T05:03:22.663

36 What is the point of prohibiting currently impossible things? 2018-10-22T10:33:04.270

35 What is the purpose behind having public holidays in modern times? 2017-05-09T11:52:03.093

35 Is it legal in the UK for politicians to lie to the public for political gain? 2019-05-30T07:03:07.417

35 What are the implications of Hungary's emergency coronavirus bill? 2020-03-30T14:13:20.773

34 If one party controls the house and 2/3 of the senate, what's to stop them taking the presidency? 2017-08-29T17:24:13.607

33 What is the oldest law still in force? 2013-01-20T23:58:59.573

32 Why is banning communism symbols so hard to achieve as opposed to banning of Nazi symbols? 2017-02-19T08:21:36.510

31 How did George W. Bush make torture legal and what did Obama undo? 2017-01-09T11:41:41.583

31 What is the difference between something being completely legal and being completely decriminalized? 2019-03-18T09:06:51.830

31 Is the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact constitutional? 2020-06-22T20:11:28.497

29 Why are Kinder Surprise Eggs illegal in the USA? 2019-04-16T03:19:18.987

28 Why can't laws be shorter? 2017-01-11T21:27:20.250

28 Can a President mandate Upvotes? 2017-11-09T13:02:45.160

28 Has any government throughout history banned foreign currencies? 2020-06-17T10:01:58.023

27 Why are there laws for victimless 'crimes' 2017-03-28T07:35:29.780

27 Why did it take so long for Germany to allow electric scooters / e-rollers on the roads? 2019-05-20T07:54:07.777

27 Could Boris Johnson face criminal charges for illegally proroguing Parliament? 2019-09-25T15:03:18.710

27 Could a Senator commit perjury if they swear the oath at the impeachment trial in the senate? 2019-12-18T20:26:18.413

26 What policy arguments do people make in favor of legalizing marijuana? 2015-11-01T15:22:02.713

26 Is there a documented rationale why the House Ways and Means chairman can demand tax info? 2019-04-14T06:24:16.157

26 Why is Hunter Biden's testimony in the impeachment trial relevant? 2020-01-30T19:54:49.340

26 Appeal process for being designated a "Terrorist Group" (Canada) 2021-02-04T17:39:10.650

24 Are there proposals for preserving ballot secrecy when a candidate scores 100% in a very small polling station? 2020-11-04T16:05:17.190

23 How does a British Prime Minister 'sack' Ministers? 2018-07-04T07:02:24.440

22 How come Gerrymandering is still legal? 2013-03-14T12:26:49.497

22 What is the purpose of issuing laws/regulations without penalty? 2017-12-08T14:02:46.093

22 As an electoral candidate, isn't Yang precluded from conducting his "UBI experiment"? 2019-09-16T13:33:55.670

21 Is there any time limit that the President has to obey when speaking of signing a law? 2017-08-02T13:21:11.750

21 Why do US tech companies honor rulings by the EU when they don't have jurisdiction? 2017-09-15T06:54:16.780

21 How could China have extradited people for political reason under the extradition law it wanted to pass in Hong Kong? 2019-08-19T10:56:35.060

21 Which act of Congress authorized the Ukrainian aid which was allegedly withheld? 2019-11-07T18:46:41.747

21 Was Nixon right, and if so, to what degree was he right, when he said that "... but when the president does it, that means that it is not illegal."? 2019-11-22T10:46:07.677

21 Why isn't the concept of diplomatic immunity rejected? 2020-09-01T12:49:46.643

21 Are there countries where the legislative body is not allowed to issue laws that touch upon unrelated subjects? 2021-01-02T20:59:10.907

20 What is the "Fiscal Cliff" in the United States? 2012-12-05T00:55:38.487

20 Why does the US government not enforce federal laws against Colorado's legalization of marijuana? 2016-09-04T18:14:32.533

20 Could the second amendment be, well, amended? 2017-08-25T13:26:18.550

20 Does the signing statement made by President Trump nullify the oversight provisions of the CARES Act? 2020-04-02T08:32:45.350

19 Must all democratic countries have a constitution? 2012-12-25T01:49:06.870

19 How many people are in favor of legalizing marijuana, but have no intention of ever smoking it? 2015-11-27T07:41:03.720

19 What happens if President Trump has been found to be colluding with Russia? 2017-03-20T21:08:33.357

19 Why are South Korean content laws so strict? 2019-03-11T23:58:17.570

19 Does removing the US president from office through impeachment affect the validity of the decisions they made? 2019-12-10T08:46:48.067

18 Why doesn't a conservative majority SCOTUS repeal Roe v. Wade? 2014-09-06T13:36:15.360

18 What type of organization is an American political party? 2016-03-02T22:17:02.360

18 Why are bulletproof vests illegal in many countries? 2017-01-14T12:11:57.927

18 Are Senators not allowed to criticize each other on the Senate floor? 2017-02-09T18:29:32.040

18 What's the difference between a public office having 'discretion' over a 'mandate' to do something? 2018-10-02T12:17:21.973

18 If the EU does not offer an extension to UK's Article 50 invocation, is the Benn Bill irrelevant? 2019-09-18T23:16:19.700

18 Is the text of all UK treaties and laws public? 2019-09-30T14:43:48.657

18 Which Democratic Presidential candidates favor making illegal entry only a civil violation? 2020-01-26T17:06:03.183

18 Why are helmets and seatbelts required? 2020-07-14T11:40:46.730

17 Is there any evidence that legalizing prostitution decreases violence against women? 2013-04-11T17:20:28.643

17 Are there many liberal democracies that use "the more favorable criminal law" principle? 2017-04-04T05:16:58.127

17 Does presumption of innocence work differently for politicians? 2017-11-22T13:02:27.730

17 Does setting precedent automatically make something ok for subsequent politicians to do the same thing? 2020-02-02T16:56:51.080

16 Is the Crimean referendum legal? 2014-03-06T14:56:59.857

16 Have any lawsuits been successful against a sitting US president? 2017-03-31T00:57:38.187

16 What do paternity test restriction laws aim to achieve? 2018-02-16T22:21:36.853

16 May partisan events be held in the White House? 2020-08-29T07:31:25.847

15 Does any present legislation practice exile as a regular sentence? 2013-02-13T15:55:57.550

15 Where does the right to refuse service come from? 2014-08-25T15:50:58.757

15 Why do US local laws vary so much regarding the Second Amendment but so little regarding the First Amendment? 2015-05-31T14:46:34.820

15 What does it mean policywise to "Implement Sharia Law"? 2017-04-26T03:16:16.370

15 Why are wildcat strikes illegal in the United States? 2017-06-26T21:10:00.770

15 What purpose do anti-Polygamy laws serve? 2017-09-23T19:39:45.023

15 How could a wealth tax (not income tax) be implemented to make evasion difficult? 2019-01-20T17:12:59.140

15 Was the whistleblower in the Ukraine scandal legally required to make his report? 2019-09-26T22:05:16.643

15 What are the limits of parliamentary privilege? 2019-11-18T18:09:16.653

15 Why did the US have a law that prohibited misusing the Swiss coat of arms? 2020-12-22T07:35:44.430

14 Are clergy required to perform interracial and/or same-sex marriages in the United States? 2013-03-27T19:09:10.280

14 Why do labor laws exempt certain job roles from overtime? 2013-04-12T08:21:47.777

14 How do states without Voter ID laws ensure that people are who they say they are? 2013-07-10T16:08:16.783

14 Why don't unions negotiate members-only contracts in right-to-work states? 2013-12-03T00:24:31.043

14 Does your boss have to let you vote? 2015-04-23T14:48:04.207

14 What does "far-right extremist" mean? 2015-10-26T08:28:15.927

14 Is the senate trial legal or political? 2020-01-29T00:51:57.043

14 Who polices the police in the USA? 2020-06-03T10:31:04.420

14 What are “frugality rules”? 2020-08-28T18:44:55.487

13 What proposals exist for a large city disbanding and reconstituting its police force? 2020-06-08T14:06:47.927

13 In the US, what is the meaning of "declaring a Riot"? 2020-07-27T18:59:28.203

13 How does the recent EU-UK trade treaty "go beyond a Canada-style" agreement, but still not require ratification by national parliaments under EU law? 2020-12-26T03:18:00.463

12 Can the British public request a General Election? 2016-04-08T18:04:25.180

12 Why are emergency service professionals exempt from CA prohibitions on texting while driving? 2016-05-11T04:03:56.763

12 Is the California-China environmental agreement legal under the Logan Act? 2017-06-07T18:18:14.053

12 At what point can a micronation establish its own laws? 2017-08-09T15:46:01.583