District of Columbia

NOUN
  1. the district occupied entirely by the city of Washington; chosen by George Washington as the site of the capital of the United States and created out of land ceded by Maryland and Virginia
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  • The findings were based on examining all birth certificates registered in all the states and the District of Columbia.
  • Garner is one of twenty thousand prisoners held in supermax prisons in 22 states, the District of Columbia and at a federal supermax in Colorado.
  • Just to get everyone up to speed on the history of the now famous case, here is the abridged version of their tale: In 1958, Virginia residents Mildred Jeter and Richard Loving yes, that was his real name fanned the fire by getting married in the District of Columbia and then returned to live ever after in their home state. Buzzine » Love and Legislation
  • The statute would therefore outlaw the sale in the United States of a bullfighting video produced in Spain (since bullfighting is not legal in the United States), the sale of any hunting video or magazine in the District of Columbia (since no hunting is allowed in the District) or the sale of a crossbow hunting video or magazine in the many states which allow hunting with compound bows but not with crossbows. The Volokh Conspiracy » Big First Amendment win in United States v. Stevens
  • For more than a hundred years the federal government was the biggest employer in the District of Columbia.
  • In his efforts to enable the people of the District of Columbia to share the benefits of this fund the commissioner offered to erect a building for a certain denominational institution located in Washington at that time, on the condition that it become undenominational. The Journal of Negro History, Volume 3, 1918
  • Another member, Patricia Wald, is a retired chief judge of the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, appointed by President Carter. ABA to investigate constitutionality of signing statements
  • - The term United States means the States, territories, and possessions of the United States and the District of Columbia. Latest Articles
  • Freshway Foods of Sidney, Ohio, said it was recalling romaine lettuce sold under the Freshway and Imperial Sysco brands in 23 states and the District of Columbia because of a possible link to E. coli. Romaine Lettuce Recall In 23 States Over E. Coli (DETAILS)
  • There is no Law that I have ever seen. sites to check out www. losthorizons.com and http www. law.cornell.edu Section 3401 definitions for section 3402 (c) Employee For purposes of this chapter, the term employee includes an officer, employee, or elected official of the United States, a State, or any political subdivision thereof, or the District of Columbia, or any agency or instrumentality of any one or more of the foregoing. WN.com - Financial News
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