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  • Intro.2 Introduction to the 2012 Centennial Edition
    Introduction to the 2012 Centennial Edition The need for a comprehensive treatise on the Constitution was apparent to Congress from early in the 20th century. In 1911, the Senate Manual (a compilation . . .
  • ArtI.S8.C1.1 Taxing Power
    Taxing Power Article I, Section 8, Clause 1: The Congress shall have Power To lay and collect Taxes, Duties, Imposts and Excises, to pay the Debts and provide for the common Defence and general Welfare . . .
  • ArtI.S8.C1.2 Spending Power
    Spending Power Article I, Section 8, Clause 1: The Congress shall have Power To lay and collect Taxes, Duties, Imposts and Excises, to pay the Debts and provide for the common Defence and general Welfare . . .
  • ArtI.S10.C1.5 Contract Clause
    Contract Clause Article I, Section 10, Clause 1: No State shall enter into any Treaty, Alliance, or Confederation; grant Letters of Marque and Reprisal; coin Money; emit Bills of Credit; make any Thing . . .
  • ArtIV.S1.1.1.1 Full Faith and Credit Clause: Historical Background
    Full Faith and Credit Clause: Historical Background Article IV, Section 1: Full Faith and Credit shall be given in each State to the public Acts, Records, and judicial Proceedings of every other State. . . .
  • Amdt13.S1.1.1 Prohibition Clause
    Prohibition Clause Thirteenth Amendment, Section 1: Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the . . .
  • Amdt13.S1.1.2 Exceptions Clause
    Exceptions Clause Thirteenth Amendment, Section 1: Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United . . .
  • Amdt13.S2.1.1.1 Enforcement Clause: Overview
    Enforcement Clause: Overview Thirteenth Amendment, Section 2: Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation. This Amendment . . . is undoubtedly self-executing without any . . .
  • Amdt13.S2.1.1.2.1 Enforcement Clause: Early Doctrine
    Enforcement Clause: Early Doctrine Thirteenth Amendment, Section 2: Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation. Certain early cases suggested broad congressional powers, . . .
  • Amdt13.S2.1.1.2.2 Enforcement Clause: Current Doctrine
    Enforcement Clause: Current Doctrine Thirteenth Amendment, Section 2: Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation. Hodges was overruled by the Court in a far-reaching decision . . .
  • Amdt14.S1.4.1.3.1.3.1.1 Appropriate Level of Scrutiny: Early Doctrine
    Appropriate Level of Scrutiny: Early Doctrine Fourteenth Amendment, Section 1: All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United . . .
  • Amdt14.S1.4.1.3.1.3.1.2 Appropriate Level of Scrutiny: Current Doctrine
    Appropriate Level of Scrutiny: Current Doctrine Fourteenth Amendment, Section 1: All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United . . .
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