Commerce Clause Power

Some articles on power, commerce, commerce clause, commerce clause power:

United States V. Lopez - Background
... unconstitutional as it is beyond the power of Congress to legislate control over our public schools." The trial court denied the motion, ruling that §922(q) was "a ... affects interstate commerce." Lopez was tried and convicted ... claiming that §922(q) exceeded Congress' power to legislate under the Commerce Clause ...
Commerce Clause - Significance - The Rehnquist Court
... The Rehnquist Court's Commerce Clause jurisprudence restored limits to the Interstate Commerce Clause that were removed in post-New Deal decisions, based primarily on concerns of federalism and Congress ... Indian affairs that was derived from the Worcester decision's interpretation of the Indian Commerce Clause, but modified Worcester by giving the several states some jurisdiction ... to define limits to address Congressional legislation which sought to use the Interstate Commerce Clause power in new and unprecedented ways ...

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