Same-sex marriage in the District of Columbia
Same-sex marriage has been legally recognized in the District of Columbia since December 18, 2009, when mayor Adrian Fenty signed a bill passed by the Council of the District of Columbia on December 1...
District of Columbia v. Heller
District of Columbia v. Heller, 554 U.S. 570 (2008), was a landmark case in which the Supreme Court of the United States held in a 5-4 decision that the Second Amendment to the United States Constitut...
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Old Bailey
The Central Criminal Court of England and Wales, commonly known as the Old Bailey from the street on which it stands, is a court in London, and one of a number of buildings housing the Crown Court. Pa...
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Fire of London Disputes Act 1666
The Fire of London Disputes Act 1666 was an Act of the Parliament of England (18 & 19 Cha. II c. 7) with the long title "An Act for erecting a Judicature for Determination of Differences touching ...
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Gun laws in the District of Columbia
Gun laws in the District of Columbia regulate the sale, possession, and use of firearms and ammunition in the American federal district of Washington, D.C.
Height of Buildings Act of 1910
The Height of Buildings Act of 1910 was an Act of Congress passed by the 61st United States Congress on June 1, 1910 to limit the height of buildings in Washington, D.C. The original act was passed on...
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Streets, London and Westminster Act 1662
The Commissioners of Scotland Yard was the informal name for the Commissioners for the Streets and Wayes, a body of improvement commissioners established in 1662 to manage and regulate various areas r...
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Rebuilding of London Act 1666
The Rebuilding of London Act 1666 is an Act of the Parliament of England (19 Car. II. c. 8) with the long title "An Act for rebuilding the City of London." The Act was passed in the aftermath of the G...
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA), commonly referred to as Metro, is a tri-jurisdictional government agency that operates transit service in the Washington Metropolitan Area. ...
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London, Quo Warranto Judgment Reversed Act 1689
The London, Quo Warranto Judgment Reversed Act 1689 is an Act of the Parliament of England (statute number 2 W. & M. c. 8.), the long title of which is "An Act for Reversing the Judgment in a Quo ...
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District of Columbia Home Rule Act
The District of Columbia Home Rule Act is a United States federal law passed on December 24, 1973 which devolved certain congressional powers of the District of Columbia to local government, furtherin...
Wildlife Protection Act of 2010
The Wildlife Protection Act of 2010 is a statute enacted by the government of the District of Columbia (which is coterminous with the United States capital city of Washington). The Act was adopted by...
Common Serjeant of London
The Common Serjeant of London (full title The Serjeant-at-Law in the Common Hall) is an ancient British legal office, first recorded in 1291, and is the second most senior permanent judge of the Centr...
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List of law enforcement agencies in the District of Columbia
This is a list of law enforcement agencies in the District of Columbia.According to the US Bureau of Justice Statistics' 2008 Census of State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies, the district had 4 loc...
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Emergency Management Assistance Compact
The Emergency Management Assistance Compact (EMAC) is a mutual aid agreement between states and territories of the United States. It enables states to share resources during natural and man-made disas...
Rebuilding of London Act 1670
The Rebuilding of London Act 1670 is an Act of the Parliament of England (22 Cha II c. 11) with the long title "Act for the rebuilding of the City of London, uniting of Parishes and rebuilding of the ...
Height of Buildings Act of 1899
The Height of Buildings Act of 1899 was a U.S. height restriction law passed by the 55th Congress in response to advancements in construction technology, specifically the use of iron and steel frames,...
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