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What determines if a law is still valid?

A law's validity is determined by whether it complies with the constitution, is enacted through the proper legislative process, and serves a legitimate government interest. If a law violates any of these principles, it may be deemed invalid and unenforceable.


In the following situations which source of law takes priority and why A common-law decision in one state conflicts with the US Constitution.?

The US Constitution takes priority over a common-law decision in one state because it is the supreme law of the land. Any state law or decision that is in conflict with the US Constitution is considered unconstitutional and therefore invalid. Federal law, including the Constitution, supersedes state law in such cases to ensure consistency and adherence to constitutional principles.


According to the Supremacy Clause what is the correct order of the ladder of laws in the US from top to bottom?

The correct order of the ladder of laws in the US from top to bottom is: the US Constitution, federal laws (including treaties), state constitutions, and state laws. The Supremacy Clause establishes that the US Constitution is the supreme law of the land, followed by federal laws and treaties.


What are the six sources of law in the US?

The six sources of law in the US are the US Constitution, statutes passed by Congress, regulations issued by administrative agencies, case law established by court decisions, treaties ratified by the Senate, and common law principles.


What is the topmost rung of the ladder of laws in the US?

The topmost rung of the ladder of laws in the US is the US Constitution. It serves as the supreme law of the land and all other laws, including federal and state laws, must be in compliance with it.

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If a law or pratice violates the US Constitution its said to be?

its said to be unconstitutional


Power to decide if the law violates the constitution?

(in the US) The US Supreme Court.


Should all immorality be illegal?

No, Not unless the Immorality violates the US Constitution and the bill of rights, or any other federal law


If state law conflicts with federal law which law is supreme?

Federal law comes first and then state law as said in the constitution.


What does it mean when something is unconstituitonal?

our society & system of law is based on a document wriiten by the founders of our nation, the U.S. constitution...this document outlines certain rights granted to us by the law..if something is unconstitutional, it means it goes against the constitution & violates our civil rights..


What laws are those that a judge finds to be in conflict with the US Constitution?

A law which conflicts with a constitution is said to be unconstitutional.


Who has the power to decide wheather or not an action of the government violates the constitution?

supreme court [ us ]


Should baggy pants be banned from the US?

No, this violates the first amendment of US Constitution, we should have the right of freedom of expressions.


If a Nevada law violates the US Constitution can it be declared null or void?

It wouldn't be called null or void, but yes, the federal courts can and do declare a state and federal statutes unconstitutional. This has the effect of repealing the statute.


What does the US Constitution have to do with law in the US?

The US Constitution is the basis for all laws enacted in this country. No law may be passed that is contrary to any of the provisions of the Constitution.


Can you have a felony and get a gun license?

No. Violates Federal law- 18 US Code 922.


What is this a supreme law of the land?

I know that the right answer is the US constitution.