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Powers and Laws Enumerated powers – congresses specific powers o Laid out one at a time in Article 1 section 8 Concurrent powers – authority shared by national and state governments o Chapter 3 Venn-diagram Bill of attainder – low declaring some act to be illegal without judicial trial o Not ok Implied powers – powers derived from the necessary and proper clause o Located in Article 1 section 8 Reserve or police powers – powers that aren’t granted to national government and aren’t withheld from states Ex post facto laws - Laws that make something a crime, which wasn’t previously criminal o Texting and driving, not ok to have these laws Sample Exam Question o The example of Hurricane Katrina is presented in the text in the roundtable discussion in order to illustrate: (intro chapter 3) Some of the challenges associated with responding to crises in a federal system The supremacy clause from the constitution is found in Article 6 (should know that!) Necessary and proper clause from the constitution is found in Article 1 section 8 (very
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