Federalism, State Sovereignty, and the Constitution: Basis and Limits of Congressional Power

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This report discusses state and federal legislative power generally and focuses on a number of these "federalism" cases. The report discusses state and federal legislative power generally, and focuses on a number of these "federalism" cases.1 Issues addressed include congressional power under the Commerce Clause and the Fourteenth Amendment; limits on congressional powers, such as the Tenth Amendment; state sovereign immunity under the Eleventh Amendment; and grant condition imposed under the Spending Clause.

Creator(s): Thomas, Kenneth R.
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: September 23, 2013
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Thomas, Kenneth R.

Legislative Attorney

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: September 23, 2013
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United States
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This report discusses state and federal legislative power generally and focuses on a number of these "federalism" cases. The report discusses state and federal legislative power generally, and focuses on a number of these "federalism" cases.1 Issues addressed include congressional power under the Commerce Clause and the Fourteenth Amendment; limits on congressional powers, such as the Tenth Amendment; state sovereign immunity under the Eleventh Amendment; and grant condition imposed under the Spending Clause.

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27 pages.

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Congressional Research Service Reports
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