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Tenth Amendment 

  • The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people.

  • Amdt10.1  Tenth Amendment: Historical Background
  • Amdt10.2 Tenth Amendment: Doctrine and Practice
    • Amdt10.2.1  Tenth Amendment: Early Doctrine
    • Amdt10.2.2  Tenth Amendment: Postbellum Case Law
    • Amdt10.2.3  Tenth Amendment: Post-New Deal Court
    • Amdt10.2.4 Tenth Amendment: Current Doctrine