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Equal protection under criminal and civil laws: a. are guaranteed under federal law but not under...

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Equal protection under criminal and civil laws:

a. are guaranteed under federal law but not under state law

b. are guaranteed under state law but not under federal law

c. are guaranteed under city and state laws but now federal law

d. all of the above

e. none of the above

Federal vs State law:

There are two essential levels in the U.S legal framework: federal law and state law. Federal law is made at the national level, and applies to the whole country (each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia), and U.S. regions. The U.S. Constitution serves as the base for federal law. Federal law sets up government power and duties, just as safeguarding of the basic rights of every citizen.

State law is the law of each different U.S. state and holds in that particular state. The state law applies to inhabitants and guests of the state, and furthermore to business organizations, partnerships, or any associations based or working in that state.

Answer and Explanation:

In United States, the Equal protection refers to the constitutional guarantee that no individual or gathering will be denied the protection under the...

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Equal Protection Under The Fourteenth Amendment: Definition & Summary

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