US Consitution- BUL6444 - US CONSTITUTION I. Delegations of...

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US CONSTITUTION I. Delegations of Power A. Powers of the branches of government: 1. Executive branch—established by Article II: enforces US law 2. Judicial branch—established by Article III: interprets US law 3. Legislative branch—established by Article I: enacts US law Congress (the legislative branch) consists of the: a. US Senate (Article 1, Sec. 3) and b. US House of Representatives (Article 1, Sec.2) B. Federalism: Sovereignty of the states vs. sovereignty of the federal government 1. Congressional Power: a) Article 1, Sec. 8: enumerates Congress’ powers to legislate make all laws necessary to execute the laws it passes c) all powers not given to Congress are reserved to the states 2. Supremacy Clause: Provides that if there is a conflict between state law and federal law, the federal law is supreme. In instances where there is a national interest, federal law is said to “preempt” federal law. 3. Commerce Clause: gives Congress the power to “regulate commerce
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US Consitution- BUL6444 - US CONSTITUTION I. Delegations of...

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