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FEDERALISM WHETHER THEY WANT IT OR NOT " : THE NEW COMMERCE CLAUSE DOCTRINE AND THE FUTURE OF FEDERAL CIVIL RIGHTS LEGISLATION AFTER UNITED STATES V

@inproceedings{Leibowitz2010FEDERALISMWT,
  title={FEDERALISM WHETHER THEY WANT IT OR NOT " : THE NEW COMMERCE CLAUSE DOCTRINE AND THE FUTURE OF FEDERAL CIVIL RIGHTS LEGISLATION AFTER UNITED STATES V},
  author={David S. Leibowitz},
  year={2010}
}
The Supreme Court's recent decision in United States v. Morrison' further limited the reach of the federal commerce power by proceeding according to an interpretive rationale that was partially obscured in the Court's previous ruling in United States v. Lopez.2 While the decision in Lopez appeared to point toward increasing restrictions on Congress's legislative authority, Morrison erased nearly all doubts that the Court intends to reduce federal commerce power to a fraction of what it had… Expand
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