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Read the Commerce Clause in the Light cast by the other Parts of our Constitution

March 7, 2020 Uncategorized 0

By: Publius Huldah The parts of our federal Constitution are so interrelated that it is impossible to understand a single clause therein without considering all of the other provisions of ...

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Want to Understand the Constitution? Don’t Ask a Lawyer!

By: Mike Maharrey Most Americans say the Constitution is important. Most Americans say it’s crucial for the government to stay within its constitutional bounds. But what exactly are the constitutional ...

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Ignoring the Constitution

February 8, 2020 Constitution 0

By: Jacob Hornberger Constitutional violations have become so commonplace in American life that when they occur, the reaction among many Americans is ho-hum. There are two classic examples of this ...

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The Best Short Introduction to the Real Constitution

February 1, 2020 Constitution 0

By: Mike Maharrey I recently appeared on the Tom Woods Show to talk about my new book, Constitution Owner’s Manual: The Real Constitution the Politicians Don’t Want You to Know ...

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Michigan Bill Would Ban Unconstitutional National Guard Deployments

January 14, 2020 Defend the Guard / State Bills / War 0

By: Michael Boldin LANSING, Mich. (Jan. 11, 2019) – A bill introduced in the Michigan House would prohibit unconstitutional foreign combat deployments of the state’s national guard troops, an important ...

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The Tenth Amendment is Always the Right Answer

November 21, 2019 10th Amendment / Uncategorized 0

By: Mike Maharrey I’ve been told that law students prepping for the Bar Exam are told that if the Tenth Amendment is ever among the answers on a multiple-choice question, ...

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Does the Executive Branch Have Too Much Power?

September 6, 2019 Executive Power 0

By: Judge Andrew Napolitano Does the president of the United States have too much power? That question has been asked lately with respect to President Donald Trump’s use of federal ...

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More News on Powers Reserved Exclusively to the States

by Robert G. Natelson Note from the Editor: The Federalist Society takes no positions on particular legal and public policy matters. Any expressions of opinion are those of the author. ...

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The Founders Interpret the Constitution: The Division of Federal and State Powers

by Robert G. Natelson Note from the Editor:  This article surveys ratification-era statements by defenders of the proposed Constitution enumerating powers that would be reserved to the states. It argues ...

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Justice Thomas’s Credo

July 29, 2019 Uncategorized 0

The Constitution, not precedent, is the law of the land by Myron Magnet One of the most striking aspects of Monday’s Supreme Court decision in Gamble v. United States was ...

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