Two foundations of our government, the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution.
-Individual rights from God, give up some liberty to the state.
-A federation is a union of states.
-States do not give up their own sovereignty.
-Taxation supports the army
-balance of power-
-absolute power corrupts. fed. v. state
Central govít of seperated powers, the three branches of limited and separate power.
1st Attempt, the Articles of Confederation. The constitution
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contrary to a prior decision
- Because he resigned under a cloud, a class of one.
Executive Privilege and Immunity:
CLINTON v. JONES
- can the president be subject to a civil trial, not regarding his presidential activity?
- Yes , cannot stop the statute of limitations, it still runs and suit has to be brought
- If the suit regards his presidential actions, then he has immunity
POWER OF THE STATES TO REGULATE INTERSTATE COMMERCE: