Here are today's three burning legal questions, along with the answers provided by the blogosphere. 1) Question: This guy in my office likes to stop by my cube after he takes a smoke break, and he still has the odor of smoke on him. Can I get sick from this? Answer: Doctors now say that this kind of "third-hand smoke" can be a hazard, as well. (Legal As She Is Spoke, And Now There’s Third-Hand Smoke) 2) Question: My daughter was competing for a spot at a New Zealand boarding school with another girl. The other girl's mom called the school pretending to be a "sexual health worker," and falsely stated that my daughter needed treatment for a sexually transmitted disease and was in a lesbian relationship. Is this legal? Answer: No, in New Zealand that is the crime of "using a telephone for fictitious purposes." (The Southland Times, Mum sentenced for lesbian sex lies) 3) Question: People hunt deer all the time, so I assume it is OK for me to run a deer over with a snowmobile, right? Assume that it is hunting season for purposes of this question. Answer: Wrong. That is felony animal mistreatment, which can...

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