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What Does Federal Mean?

What Does Federal Mean?

A federal country or system of government is one in which the different states or provinces of the country have important powers to make their own laws and decisions. … Federal also means belonging or relating to the national government of a federal country rather than to one of the states within it. Given that the city & state has done […]

Judge sides with tribe in lawsuit over Mass. reservation status

Judge sides with tribe in lawsuit over Mass. reservation status

A judge has stopped the federal government from rescinding its reservation designation for a Native American tribe’s land in Massachusetts, ordering the Interior Department to review the matter and issue new findings. U.S. District Judge Paul Friedman in Washington, D.C., granted a summary judgment on behalf of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe on Friday, concluding the […]