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The principle of mi'un is well established in halachah, but it primarily applies to an orphan(ette) sold by their adult siblings or mother - there is another case where the father marries off a daughter who subsequently became widowed or a divorcee while still a minor. If he marries her off a second time, that marriage would potentially be subject to mi'un ...
I am going to point to a different mitzvah - Ben sorer umoreh requires that both parents willingly transport the child to Beis Din for both the initial warning and the final judgement. If either relents or refuses, the child cannot be punished. No such dispensation is provided for in the case of cursing or hitting your parents. @Shokhet notes that the ...
The Mechilta has a special Drasha to include a tumtum and androgen. אין לי אלא בן גמור ובת גמורה טומטום ואנדרוגינוס מניין ת׳ל או בן יגח או בת יגח. The Torah Temimah on the passuk #232 explains that the word או connotes a situation of uncertainty. יתכן דדריש או בן או בת אף כזה שהוא ספק בן או בת דהיינו טומטום ואנדרוגינוס.
Apparently although the Mechilta understood the prohibition to be kidnapping it still recognizes the literal meaning of theft. This is implied by this mechilta and also somewhat implied by this mechilta.
There's a Talmudic principle known as "זכין לאדם שלא בפניו," that one can acquire something for a person, even if they don't know about it, so long as it is something positive for the person. (The opposite rule is that "אין חבין לאדם אלא בפניו," that one can only create a negative situation for a person if that person is present, and agrees.) The Talmud ...
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