Name at least 8 powers reserved for congress?
most important : right to declare war!
they can also levy taxes, the necessary and proper (elastic) clause, regulate commerce, regulate trade, establish a military, copyright and patent laws and govern washington DC
The reserved powers clause is just another name for the 10th Amendment to the Constitution. It states that "the powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the states, are reserved to the states respectively, or to the people." Essentially, it gives states the authority to make their own rules regarding issues like marriage and education.
What case resulted in the supreme court in a ruling the grant congress board powers over interstate commerce?
What is the name for the president right to refuse to testify before or provide information to Congress or a court?
Under the U.S. Constitution and the Separation of Powers protections a President is compelled to appear and testify before Congress when instructed to do so. The first job of the President is to enforce the law and the Constitution states that the law is whatever Congress declares it to be. Therefore, for a President to not appear and testify before Congress would be a failure to execute his duties and a violation of the Separation…
That clause got its name from the wording in the clause. Article I, Section 8 gives Congress certain express powers. Then it states: "To make all laws necessary and proper for carrying into Execution the foregoing Powers, and all other Powers vested by this Constitution in the government of the United States, or in any Department or Officer thereof."
This is a bit arbitrary, but the name "length" is often reserved for the longest measurement, and the "width" would be perpendicular to the length. This is a bit arbitrary, but the name "length" is often reserved for the longest measurement, and the "width" would be perpendicular to the length. This is a bit arbitrary, but the name "length" is often reserved for the longest measurement, and the "width" would be perpendicular to the length…
The "Necessary and Proper Clause" is commonly called just that. In the United States Constitution, Article I, Section 8 defines the powers of Congress. The final paragraph states that, in order to carry out these powers, Congress also has the power to make any laws that are necessary to carry them out. In other words, if you are allowed to sit in that chair, you are also allowed to walk across the carpet to get…
In the United States, which operates a fairly strict separation of powers model, the legislative body is Congress. In the UK, which operates more of a fusion of powers, has large aspects of the legislative and executive branches are vested in The House of Commons. The general term for a legislative body is a legislature.