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The laws and regulations set by the United States to apply to all of the people in the country. These are the supreme laws of the United States and take precedence over all other laws, rules, and regulations.
In the United States the Federal Fair Debt Collection Practices  Act, or FDCPA prohibits debt collectors from engaging in abusive  behavior. Debt collectors are prohibited from doing the following:     Call you repeatedly or contact you at an unreasonable time (the  law presumes that...
Up to three years in prison and whatever fines are decided to be  levied.
if your 18 your an adult they can not strip your rights away its illegal for them to do so. so do what ever you want
The Serviceman's Readjustment Act of 1944, which is better known by  G.I. Bill, was a program that was enacted to help returning  veterans from World War II adjust to civilian life again. Any  veteran who had been on duty during the war years was eligible to  receive either free college tuition,...
  You're probably thinking of PATRIOT or TIA (Total Information Act).
Your emails and IMs are not really protected by law. Generally  email and instant messaging are not secure methods of  communication. Depending on your systems there may be certain  technical protections (such as on the computer system of a large  company) but generally, messages are sent over...
  NO, according to their website, your number is registered for five years.
A company is a commercial business. Lawyers can and do establish  companies.
Elections in the United States are overseen by the Federal Election  Commission (FEC). That body has the power to interpret laws passed  by Congress.
Two powers of the executive branch are being able to veto a bill  and appoint supreme court justices.
In Australia, it is illegal to clone a human being. It is also  illegal to clone a human being in the United States.
  conflict of interest is a situation in which someone in a position of trust, such as a lawyer, insurance adjuster, a politician, executive or director of a corporation or a medical research scientist or physician, has competing professional or personal interests. Such competing interests can...
no because it does'nt have to get marrige
You see...Back in ancient times, long before America was America. sometime around the 14th or 15th century when court systems came to be, the aristocrats would run the courts. When a person was persecuted, they would have a brand burned onto their right hand.When a person would come into court, the...
  federal law must be obeyed because federal law fas jurisdiction over state laws. However, if a law in a state such as gay marriage is not especifically numbered in the constitution then state law must be obeyed.
No, you have to follow established court procedures. Once a decision has been made, you can file an appeal if you have a basis for doing so, but you really should engage the services of a good attorney first.
I don't think anyone is going to stop you. Unless USPS confiscates the package, no one is going to say anything. I've mailed OTC's to someone before, loose, so I don't know why you wouldn't be able to mail prescriptions. I have a family member that receives prescriptions all the time in the mail....
No, not anyone can require a social security number. In most cases, the general public will never need your social security number, but if someone does, be suspicious. Usually, only government or bank forms (and other types of official forms) are the only things that should require your social...
  Answer 1:  handle foreign affairsAnswer 2:  The first answer, "handle foreign affairs," is absolutely incorrect.  It is the Secretary of State who handles foreign affairs.  The first answerer clearly got mixed-up, I'm guessing because both the Secretary of State, and the...
President Christian Wullff is a member of the Christian Democratic Union
  only if three years have elapsed since the end of probation
The first thing you must do is have the Governor restore your civil rights. He does not restore firearm rights (see last paragraph) For a nonviolent felon it is a one page application that you can find at the Secretary of the Commonwealths website. There is a waiting period after you have completed...
It was declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court.
If you want to start an exotic or strip club in Fort Smith,  Arkansas you need to get a business license. There is a specific  license for an adult business.
Grand larceny penalties will depend on the degree. Each state will  be slightly different but if it is considered first degree you  could spend 25 years in prison.
An employer cannot retain your paycheck for any reason if you have  earned it. Some employers have a delayed pay period based on  payroll and when you began the job.
The phrase mercy killing is basically when someone is killed  because they are dying from a painful disease. This process is  usually accomplished by administering a large amount of pain  killers.
Once you pass full retirement age, which would have been 65 for you, there is no cap on annual earnings. You can earn as much as you like without fear of reduced benefits.
Yes, the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 was a reflected example of Nativism.
The preemption doctrine derives from the Supremacy Clause of the Constitution which states that the "Constitution and the laws of the United States...shall be the supreme law of the land...anything in the constitutions or laws of any State to the contrary notwithstanding." This means of course, that...
Which army? It really depends on your country. However, in general most will take you with minimum or no qualifications; anything you need beyond that can sometimes be taught on the job.
Yes.Added: It is illegal to remove ANYTHING whatsoever from federal lands. Additonally: Certain federal lands (e.g.: Civil War battlefields), it is illegal to even search for artifacts without approval and permission.
  I would like to know the same thing. I even called the Federal Trade Commission and asked them if they have numbers to actually talk to a human and they said no. As a matter of fact, it took me 12 prompts to speak to someone at the FTC. It's ridiculous. Someone needs to do something about it.
  If you have been assigned a judge, contact the clerk of the court for that court and ask.
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Yes, in cases where the criminal code, statutes, or regulations are involved. Also with summary offences that are created by federal parliament, less serious indictable offences, and hybrid offences where the accused chooses to be heard in a provincial court. The provincial courts have jurisdiction...
Young laddie.....that is a WONDERFUL question. Too bad I'm not a judge, this isn't "That's So Raven" and I'm failing spanish class with a -15.89% grade..
No you can not file a joint return if you reconciled with your  husband unless you remarry. Only married couples can file joint tax  returns.
The main role of interest groups is for representation and  education. Aside from these interest groups also serve as watchdogs  in Congress and keep its members updated on issues they are  fighting for.
The United Nations was formed by the representatives of 26 nations  in 1942, wherein they agreed to fight the Axis Powers. The term  "United Nations" was coined by Franklin D. Roosevelt.
The principle amount of a certificate of deposit is not taxable but  the interest it earns is taxable. The interest will be taxed based  on the terms of the certificate of deposit.
Typically federal law prevails (preempts) state law.
No. According to Article II of the Constitution, the power of veto is granted exclusively to the President of the United States. The US Supreme Court plays no role in creating or passing legislation.
World Health Organization.
He definatly was.
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In the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson set forth the rationale for the establishment of government in a society: to secure the fundamental, inherent, and preexisting rights of the people. The idea was that the monopoly force of government was needed to suppress the likes of murderers,...
Whiskey bottles. If your bottle has these words embossed -orsomething similar- it was made between 1932 - 1964
The lower court's ruling stands in that situation.
  Theres hardly anything you can do about it.   It does depend on which chat room you are using. If your chat room name required you to registar for it, then the other person is using your name without your permission - which you should contact the website about. However, if anyone in the...
No. I recently refused to fill out the line that states annual income on a Nordstrom credit application. (I felt my 802 FICO spoke for itself). I was told by the credit department 3 times by 3 different people there was a Federal Law requiring this information, which they refer to as the " Consumer...
It prohibited Chinese laborers from entering the country..!
Of course. Unless you have something blocking the mailbox, or no approved box. They can also refuse to deliver mail if the safety of the carrier is at question.
  Surrender at Yorktown, which ended the American Revolutionary War!!
To expedite his agenda , and to bypass congress .
There are different types of electricians, for different types of  jobs. One is the residential electrician, a commercial electrician,  and a master electrician.
It is a most obvious scam email. When I began to research I ran across a website that stated it was Nigerian scammers who were sending the email. The website address I am speaking of is http://www.military-quotes.com/forum/Nigerian-scammers-now-posing-American-t74943.HTML. I ran across one much like...
  Well..on my first charge, the police asked me if i was a dealer... of course i said no, only a dummy would say yes and take 2 charges..they took my hydro, and gave me a $375.00 possession ticket. i believe that next time i get caught i might be sentenced to a lil jail time or parole.
  No. Congressmen have the ability to use what is called a 'Free Frank' for official business. It really means that they sign the envelope, now days it is a pre-printed signature where the stamp goes.
  == No, you can't "borrow" my software ==   Well, it happened again. My friends and relatives all know that I'm in IT, that I contract for Microsoft and other software companies, and a few of them regularly put me on the spot by asking "Oh, do you have a copy of Office (or some other...
The US Constitution grants the power to draft and create laws to the legislative branch, which consists of the House of Representatives and the Senate.
Germany laws is   1.A pillow can be considered a "passive" weapon.   2.It is illegal to wear a mask.   3.It is illegal for ones car to run out of gas on the Autobahn.   4.Every office must have a view of the sky, however small.   For more information go to   http://www...
According to BBC News, Belgium was the second country in the world to legalize euthanasia. Their laws do not require any "licence to kill", and the patient must be in "constant and unbearable physical or psychological pain" resulting from accident or incurable illness. Unlike the Dutch laws,...
In the United States model a national and federal laws are  synonymous terms. Federal laws are supreme and thus preempt any  state or local laws and regulations.
Actually, it depends on the circumstances. If you are on probation for some sort of felony, you can no longer own a gun unless you have your rights restored. If you are on probation for something other than a felony, it depends on what the crime was and the terms of your probation are.
  If it was a right then your country's government would have to make a job for you. Therefore in the terms you phrase your question having a job would be regarded as a privilege. My concern is that in some places in the world people HAVE to work or starve (there is no unemployment benefit) and...
State Law represents a state. Federal Law is central government and represents the union. (All states) The Constitution is the highest form of law in the USA, and federal law enforces the constitution. Therefore, Federal Law would prevail at anytime against any state laws. It's like a regular...
  No. And the friend could very well find himself/herself facing criminal charges.
  If any person or any entity holds copyrights to the painting you must have their permission to use it.
250000.00 This answer changes every Tax Year. The answer for the Top 2% is difficult to interpolate as the IRS reports Top 1% and Top 5%, but not Top 2%, so one has to guestimate. The above answer of $250,000 is a pretty good guess. For 2010 - a year in a depression The IRS reports average gross...
Under the supreme court case Miranda vs Arizona, in which it was declared that those being arrested are to be read their rights to them, including the right to remain silent and the ability to get an attorney. This can also be seen in the Fifth Amendment.
Executive branch. The federal law enforcement agencies, such as the  FBI, the US Marshals, the Dea all fall under the Department of  Justice, which is part of the Cabinet.
  a group is just a bunch of people..and organization is a group that is organized in some meaningful way
When married, certain rights are extended between spouses than non-related persons have. So yes, a spouse can open and read the other spouse's mail.
Executive branch makes sure the laws are enforced.
Public ownership of most land is the idea that land and resources  within a nation belong, ultimately, to the people of that nation.  The property interests are vested in the state, rather than an  individual or communities.
  i think they call it kidnapping and tansport of a minor accross state lines. Depending on who the family member is (legal guardian) that you take them to other charges could be brought against you
  because if we did not then they would be in control of the govt and it would be a dictatorship...
Possibly.If the mail is addressed to both of you, then you are also entitled to open it and there is no problem. However, if it is personal or only lists her as a recipient (better defined, that you are not listed) then you should try to steer clear, just in case.