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Q: Can congress enact a national divorce statute?
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Does a judge follow a precedent or a statute law first?

Trial courts are required to follow the law as it is. In the US, the law is "ranked" as follows: Constitution Statute Case law Regulations Additionally, federal law "trumps" state law. So, if a court is faced with a statute and a case that are in conflict, the court must follow the statute. This is one of the ways that congress "checks" courts. If the courts make a ruling on an issue, but congress does not like the precedent, congress can enact a statute that changes the law.

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Citizens United didn’t enact a law. Only congress can enact a law.

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Civil Rights Law, Income tax law and minimum wages law are examples of the laws enacted under constitution. Congress holds the right to enact these laws.

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