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The power to legislate : a reference guide to the United States Constitution / Richard E. Levy ; foreword by Richard A. Posner

Author/Creator:
Levy, Richard E., 1956-
Publication:
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2006.
Series:
Reference guides to the United States Constitution, 1539-8986 ; no. 17
Format/Description:
Book
xiv, 220 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
United States. Congress -- Powers and duties.
United States. Congress -- Powers and duties -- History.
Constitutional law -- United States.
Contents:
The constitutional transformation of Congress
Federal legislative power in the constitutional order
The antebellum era
The Civil War and Reconstruction
Laissez faire constitutionalism and federal legislative power
The New Deal crisis and the demise of laissez faire constitutionalism
The "new" federalism and the future of federal legislative power
The state of federal legislative power
Collective action and the federal legislative power
Necessary and proper laws
Legislative delegation
Deliberative powers.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [191]-201) and index.
ISBN:
0313322848 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
68694082
Publisher Number:
9780313322846
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