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What Is federal law?

A:  federal law is the whole of the laws passed by the federal government of a country. The federal government is the government that runs the entirety of the country, rather than governments at a smaller level such as state, province, or city. federal law is typically established in one or more documents that clearly indicate the laws that govern the whole of the country, and may be created and upheld by one or more departments within the federal government. In the United states (US) for example,

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Is Medical Marijuana Legal Under federal law?

A:  Marijuana is illegal under federal law, even if it is possessed for approved medical reasons pursuant to state medical marijuana laws. However, inconsistencies in how federal law is enforced and applied to medical marijuana cases have created confusion among many medical marijuana patients and providers. The Controlled Substances Act is the federal law passed in 1970 that regulates the manufacture, cultivation, possession, use, and distribution of certain drugs, including marijuana. The federal law does not distinguish...

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What are the local/federal laws and regulations regarding the production of fresh/dried herbs, and herbal tinctures in the state of MO?

A:  According to Rick Miller(http://www.richters.com/newdisplay.cgi?page=./QandA/Profiles/miller.html): ''There are no state of federal laws dictating how someone might want to dry herbs, flowers, and foods on personal farms. There are rules and conditions for processing foods (something you might eat), when served directly to the public. That is where the stainless steel 2-sink regulations begin. All states do have guidelines and requirements for COG, and they also have certification of manufacturing processes. This would include stainless steel throats on processing mills and other machinery for foods for use by the public. Drying processes have yet to be considered, but that most likely...

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What Is The federal law For Unpaid Leave Of Absence?

A:  There is no federal law regarding an unpaid leave of absence. The matter is between employer and employee. Each employer has the right to extend leave-without-pay or not....

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Is There A federal law That states That Buses Have To Stop At All Railroad Crossings?

A:  The practice dates back to a time where there were not flashing lights at train crossings. The practice is intended to keep children safe. federal laws do not need to be enacted when common sense should be in play....

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Isn't it against federal law already to offer illegals in-state tuition breaks & how can America who is broke?

A:  Its just another load of crap, forced on the US citizen. We had no say in the illegal coming here either. Had we had a voice in it, the majority would say....secure the borders, deport ALL illegal aliens invading our nation and keep them out! Yes it is. While those kids may not have had made the choice to come here, the citizens of this country also had no choice in them coming here. Deport them all. It is against federal law, passed in 1996, to give in-state tuition to illegal aliens. It is unfair to Americans who want the limited seat available. It is unfair to taxpayers. Forcing us to pay for an adults education, when they are not here legally and cannot work here legally. allowing in-

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How to Practice federal law

A:  The U.S. judicial system is divided between two systems: state courts and federal courts. federal courts are courts of limited jurisdiction; only certain types of cases can be heard before federal judges (typically cases involving federal laws or constitutional matters). Attorneys wishing to practice federal law must be admitted to practice in the federal district they want to practice in. Each state has at least two federal districts....

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Who Can Own a Gun Under federal law?

A:  The Second Amendment has a rather perplexing law, which states that a citizen has the right ''keep and bear arms'' to ensure personal security. American citizens can, therefore, have guns at home legally. This law creates confusion in the minds of the common man because it does not state what kind of guns or weapons one may have for one''s personal safety. It does not even impose a restriction as to how many weapons can be owned by a single civilian. Another point which has not been stated clearly in the law is the location or where one can keep the guns. It is ambiguous if it can be only...

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Net Detective - does federal law Support It?

A:  When you mix the U.S. federal Freedom of Information Act with computer database technology and The Internet, you get innovations like Net Detective which amateurs and professionals alike use for searching public records. These are indeed powerful search tools that can capture the imagination of a curious public, of being able to suddenly find out what someone''s criminal record contains, or what liens or Court judgments have been made against an individual in the USA. Other functions include verifying a Social Security number and finding out details of births, deaths, marriages, divorce and adoption, or DMV records. Some clear uses for the online search tools include pre employment screening, tenant background checking, legal office information gathering, private...

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What is the federal law with regard to possesion of 2 pounds of marijuana?

A:  Under federal law, possession of a controlled substance for personal use is a misdemeanor punishable by up to one year in jail. However, it is unlikely that a court would find that two pounds of marijuana is for personal use. The charge likely would be felony possession of marijuana with intent to distribute it. ''Distribution'' means to deliver, whether or not an exchange of money or other thing of value is involved.Under the federal drug laws, the maximum penalty for the felony offense of possession with intent to distribute 2 pounds of marijuana is five years. However, federal sentences are imposed according to the federal Sentencing...