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One of the laws of Congress.
No federal statute indicates an American citizen living and working in one of the fifty states is liable for the federal income tax.
by Jon Davis January 14, 2004
A legislated rule of a society given the force of law under the consent of the governed.
A statute is not law, rather prima facie evidence of law.
by A Box of Signs October 14, 2009