federal case

noun
1.
a matter that falls within the jurisdiction of a federal court or a federal law-enforcement agency.
Idioms
2.
make a federal case (out) of, Informal. to exaggerate the importance of or make an issue out of (something trivial).
Origin
1950–55
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Dictionary of American Slang
Copyright © 1986 by HarperCollins Publishers
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