Powers Reserved for the People and the States

Title

Powers Reserved for the People and the States

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Description

Experts in the field of law explain the misunderstandings attached to and the intended meaning of the Ninth Amendment and its relationship to the Tenth Amendment of the United States Constitution.

American judges and legal scholars have long misunderstood the intended meaning of the Ninth Amendment and its relationship to the Tenth. Because of misinterpretation, the Ninth and Tenth Amendments have not been used to fulfill their original purposes. The limited and unlimited powers of the federal government have been shaped greatly by that error. In this book the authors clarify the actual meaning of the Ninth Amendment and its connection to the Tenth Amendment in order to provide a clear understanding of the full potential of the two amendments. Historical and contemporary details are included to provide an appreciation of the intended purpose of the amendments.

ISBN

0-31331-372-5

Publication Date

2006

Publisher

Praeger Publishers

City

Westport, CT

Keywords

Ninth Amendment, Tenth Amendment, Constitution, meaning, purpose, unlimited, powers

Disciplines

Constitutional Law