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Arizona''s new immigration law (SB1070) does NOT mirror federal law?

A:  Republicans and Talking points go hand-in-hand. They love to lie. ==================== Did you know that they lied about crime statistics to pass that unconstitutional law? Crime statistics don''t support rationale behind Arizona immigration law ''Border violence and crime due to illegal immigration are critically important issues to the people of our state,'' Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer said at the signing of the controversial bill, SB 1070. ''There is no higher priority than protecting the citizens of Arizona. We cannot sacrifice our safety to the murderous greed of the drug cartels. We cannot stand idly by as drop houses, kidnappings and violence compromise our quality of life.'' Yet, a look at statistics from the...

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Arizona''s immigration law does NOT mirror federal law, but their politicians keep telling us it does?

A:  They know there are a lot of confused and misinformed people out there, if you repeat a lie over and over, pretty soon they''ll believe it''s true. Very sad, but true. It is actually FRIENDLIER than the federal law. The federal law has NO provisions to SPECIFICALLY EXCLUDE ''profiling''. The federal law has NO provision saying one must ALREADY be lawfully detained. Those opposing the AZ law are going to end up looking as stupid as those running around a year ago screaming about ''global warming'' and ''carbon offsets''....LOL ''...according to many experts...'' Last bastion of a lying Marxist....

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How is a federal law different from a state law?

A:  federal law trumps state law. That is to say, if a state law contradicts a federal law, the federal law prevails. When you break a federal law, you must be tried in a federal court. Similarly, when you break a state law, you are tried in a state court. federal law applies to the whole country; state

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does Arizona''s Immigration law SB1070 mirror federal law?

A:  NO! NO! NO!...those are just talking points used by the people who wrote it, a lot of people just go by what they hear without doing their own research and repeat it making other believe it''s true. http://azdatapages.com/sb1070.html#annot… Senat Bill SB1070 1. This statute includes provisions that are not only new to Arizona law, but that are new to American criminal and immigration law. The statute is complex and raises many difficult issues both of interpretation and constitutionality. It may involve more provisions of the U.S. and Arizona Constitutions than any single piece of legislation ever drafted in this state. Accordingly, its scope and effect are not clear, and will not be clear until there are definitive...

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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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Are there any federal laws governing whether or not pay for unused personal days is owed to a fired employee?

A:  No. There are no federal guidelines governing those issues. that''s a company policy and not governed by state regulations. No federal laws at all. Might be some state laws that require employers follow their own guidelines as stated in their handbooks. However, most states do not require payout of those days. Vacation time and sick time is considered a benifit. Most companies will pay you your vacation time if given a two weeks notice, but depending on the state you live in. So unless you live in California they do not have to pay you the time....

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does state law supercede The federal Constitution?

A:  The state cannot create a law that violates that which is set forth in the U. S. Constitution. states rule themselves, except in matters made clear by the Constitution. For example, the Constitution says that women can vote. No state then can create a law that in any way prohibits women from voting....

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does federal law supersede state law?

A:  federal law supersedes state law according to the Supremacy Clause, Article VI, Clause 2 of the United states Constitution. Every state has to abide by federal laws, the authority of the federal government and U.S. treaties. states cannot create or enforce laws that violate the U.S. Constitution.Source:Cornell University law School: Article VI The notion the federal law trumps or preempts state

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Should federal law always superced state law?

A:  We already have that system. The Constitution determins what issues are state issues and which are national government issues. Check out Amendment 10: Powers not delegated to the United states by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the states, are reserved to the states respectively, or to the People. No, they should not. In fact, the constitution says that the federal government shall not impose any laws that limits the powers granted to the states. to some degree you are correct in stating that the states laws should not be

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What happens when local law conflicts with federal law?

A:  What happens? Usually a lawsuit in federal court if there is a conflict. But generally federal law trumps local law. federal law with trump local and state law—it''s called The Supremacy Clause in the U.S. Constitution.. Feds first, all other laws are only interesting. The federal laws are always first in line; state and local regulations come later. There are exceptions, however…federal law preempts