Asked in State Laws
What happens in a Federal system like that of the US if a state law conflicts a national law?
Federal takes the lead as the law.
Asked in Federal Laws
If state law conflicts with federal law which law is supreme?
The US Constitution states that Federal law is always supreme to the laws of the states. ...
Asked in US Constitution, US in WW2, Treaties
What makes the act and treaties of the US paramount to those of the states?
Under the Supremacy Clause, everyone must follow federal law in the face of conflicting state law! ...
Asked in Federal Laws
If California law says yes can Federal law say no?
While not a US citizen, It is my understanding that where federal law has jurisdiction, it is supreme, state law would need to change to meet the federal requirements. Yes, the Federal Law trumps the state law. ...
Asked in Law & Legal Issues, State Laws, Federal Laws
Is the US federal law superior to the state law?
Yes, the federal law applies across all states. Further state and federal laws can not violate the constitution and it is the US supreme court that decides if they do and if so will strike them down. ...
Asked in US Presidents, US Constitution
Where does the money come from that the president spends in order to enforce the law?
Federal law enforcement officers and federal judges are paid by the federal government out of the US treasury. ...
Asked in Law & Legal Issues
According to the Supremacy Clause what is the correct order of the ladder of laws in the US from top to bottom?
The order of the ladder of laws in the US according to the supremacy clause is: The Federal Constitution, Federal Law, Federal Treaty, State Constitution, State law, and Local Law. ...
Asked in Business Law, Contract Law
When state law directly conflicts with a federal law it is rendered invalid under?
The Supremacy Clause. Someone else said: Preemption Clause of the Constitution makes the federal law trump state law but it does not necessarily render the state law invalid unless following state law would violate the federal law. ...
Asked in Germany
What is the name of the legislature in germany?
The Bundestag (Federal Diet) is the directly elected parliamentary assembly which makes federal laws. There is also the Bundesrat (Federal Council) which represents the country's sixteen Länder (federal states) and also participates in law-making at the federal level. These two bodies are (very broadly) analogous to, respectively, the US House of Representatives and the US Senate. ...
Asked in Business Law
What is the difference between a law and a regulation?
A federal law is passed by Congress and signed into law by the president and the regulation "carry out the intent" of the laws Congress makes, issued by the federal government departments and agencies. ...
Asked in The National FFA Organization
What is a federal law which makes FFA intracurricular granted in 1950?
In 1950 President Harry S. Truman granted a Federal Charter, Public Law 740, to FFA. ...
What do the federal courts do to laws that are violating the Constitution?
If a federal law is challenged in court and found to be unconstitutional, the court can nullify it and render it unenforceable. Regardless of lower court decisions, the US Supreme Court is the ultimate authority on the Constitution and makes the final determination about the constitutionality of law. ...
Asked in Firearms, Criminal Law, State Laws
Can you buy a gun in Colorado if you have a domestic violence misdemeanor?
If you have been CONVICTED of domestic violence, FEDERAL law makes it illegal to possess a firearm anywhere in the US. ...
Asked in US Constitution
What article declares that if there is a conflict between a federal law and a state law the federal law will override the state law?
Article 6 paragraph 2 of the US Constitution, known as the "supremacy clause." ...