How does the supremacy clause affect us judges?
a)the supremacy clause states that judges can amend state laws.
b)the supremacy clause states that no judge can contradict federal laws.
c)the supremacy clause states that judges can amend federal laws.
d)the supremacy clause states that no judge can contradict state laws.
B)The Supremacy Clause states that no judge can contradict federal laws.
The Supremacy Clause is a clause in Article VI of the United States Constitution. This Clause commands that federal law is the "supreme law of the land." This law implies that authorities in each state should adhere to the Constitutional laws and treaties of the federal government in the affairs which are indirectly or directly under the government's control.
The duty “is imperative upon the state judges", in their official capacities. From their judicial duties, it would call judges to proclaim the laws applicable to the case in judgment. They cannot decide judgment according to the rules or Constitution of the State, but their judgment should be in accordance to the laws and treaties of the United States.
This means that the The US Constitution and the laws made in accordance with it by the federal government are the supreme law of the land, and cannot by contradicted. The only exception is the power of judicial review, held by the Supreme Court, to strike down laws declared unconstitutional. This actually is not a real exception though, because it indicates that the law did not comply with the Constitution in the first place.
a)the supremacy clause states that jud...