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DIVISION OF POWERS Definition & Legal Meaning

Law dictionary entry - legal definition of embargo

Definition & Citations:

A system of government in the US where certain powers are given to the federal and state governments.

TLD Example: The legalization of certain uses of marijuana in the U.S. is a classic example of a conflict created by the division of powers between the state and federal governments with state laws legalizing the drug conflicting with the federal criminal laws banning its use.


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