Is libel governed by federal, state or city law?

Answer According to the Media Law Resource Center, each state creates its own libel law. However, the United States Constitution, as interpreted by the Supreme Court in previous libel cases, restricts the... Read More »

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Is pharmacy practice governed by federal or state law?

Pharmacy practice is governed by both federal and state law. Laws and regulations change yearly both at the state and federal level. Most states post links to the current sets of rules and regulati... Read More »

Who oversees safety of state workers in a federal OSHA state?

The Occupational Safety and Health State Plan Association (OSHSPA) ensures that its current 27 member states set and adhere to occupational safety and health plan standards that are "at least as ef... Read More »

City Ordinance Vs. Federal Law?

For the most part, the United States is considered a federal state with a doctrine of "home rule": those closest to the implementation of a law have the largest role in shaping the law. Over time, ... Read More »

In what city was the first federal reserve bank located?

Philadelphia was unofficially the site of the first bank in the Federal Reserve System. Federal Reserve Banks were established by the passage of the Federal Reserve Act in 1913. The act borrowed fr... Read More »