Law Review w Prof Wears - 12.07.08

Law Review w Prof - LW270 Law Society I Review by Prof Wears 12.07.08 John Exley Sunday Review Federalism allocation and sharing of power between

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LW270: Law & Society I Review by Prof. Wears 12.07.08, John Exley Sunday (12/07/08) Review Federalism : allocation and sharing of power between and among the state and federal governments and the people. People give power to the states, states establish rules, delegate powers to the federal government. Enumerated powers are powers delegated to the federal government. Police powers are powers delegated to the state (also called the ‘reserved powers’.) The people get everything that’s left over. State (Police Powers) Everything not mentioned in enumerated powers. Examples: o Contract law o Local property law o Drinking age o Domestic relations o Tort law Federal Government (Exclusive, enumerated powers) Examples: o Immigration o War o Coin money o Bankruptcy Concurrent Law (shared between government and states) Commerce clause FLSA – minimum wage Civil Rights Act of 1964 (CRA) o Congress has power to make these laws. o
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This note was uploaded on 09/15/2009 for the course LW 270 taught by Professor Wears during the Spring '09 term at Clarkson University .

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Law Review w Prof - LW270 Law Society I Review by Prof Wears 12.07.08 John Exley Sunday Review Federalism allocation and sharing of power between

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