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American Jurisprudence (second edition is cited as Am. Jur. 2d) is an encyclopedia of the United States law, published by West.
Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, 347 U.S. 483 (1954), was a landmark United States Supreme Court case in which the Court declared state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students to be unconstitutional.
In law, codification is the process of collecting and restating the law of a jurisdiction in certain areas, usually by subject, forming a legal code, i.e. a codex (book) of law.
The Collins English Dictionary is a printed and online dictionary of English.
A constitution is a set of fundamental principles or established precedents according to which a state or other organization is governed.
A constitutional court is a high court that deals primarily with constitutional law.
Constitutional law is a body of law which defines the role, powers, and structure of different entities within a state, namely, the executive, the parliament or legislature, and the judiciary; as well as the basic rights of citizens and, in federal countries such as the United States and Canada, the relationship between the central government and state, provincial, or territorial governments.
Constitutionality is the condition of acting in accordance with an applicable constitution; the status of a law, a procedure, or an act's accordance with the laws or guidelines set forth in the applicable constitution.
A federated state (which may also be referred to by various terms such as a state, a province, a canton, a land) is a territorial and constitutional community forming part of a federation.
Judicial review is a process under which executive or legislative actions are subject to review by the judiciary.
In the United States, judicial review is the ability of a court to examine and decide if a statute, treaty or administrative regulation contradicts or violates the provisions of existing law, a State Constitution, or ultimately the United States Constitution.
Law is a system of rules that are created and enforced through social or governmental institutions to regulate behavior.
A legislature is a deliberative assembly with the authority to make laws for a political entity such as a country or city.
McDonald v. Chicago, 561 U.S. (2010), is a landmark decision of the Supreme Court of the United States that found that the right of an individual to "keep and bear arms" as protected under the Second Amendment is incorporated by the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment against the states.
The Netherlands (Nederland), often referred to as Holland, is a country located mostly in Western Europe with a population of seventeen million.
New Zealand (Aotearoa) is a sovereign island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.
The Principles of '98 refer to the American political position that individual states could judge the constitutionality of central government laws and decrees, and could refuse to enforce laws deemed unconstitutional.
A province is almost always an administrative division within a country or state.
Rigid Constitution is a constitution which stands above the other laws of the country, while flexible constitutions do not.
Roe v. Wade, 410 U.S. 113 (1973), is a landmark decision issued in 1973 by the United States Supreme Court on the issue of the constitutionality of laws that criminalized or restricted access to abortions.
A state legislature in the United States is the legislative body of any of the 50 U.S. states.
A statute is a formal written enactment of a legislative authority that governs a city, state, or country.
A supreme court is the highest court within the hierarchy of courts in many legal jurisdictions.
Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a sovereign state in Europe.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
The United States Congress is the bicameral legislature of the Federal government of the United States.