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12 Constitutional Pushback:

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The last stage of constitutional development started in 1995 withUnited States v. Lopez,¹ where Chief Justice Rehnquist, writing for a narrow five-to-four majority, struck down the Gun-Free School Zones Act, which forbade carrying a gun within 1,000 feet of a school.² In one sense, the opinion reads as a sea change insofar as it indicated that there was at least some outer limit on the scope of federal power, if  Read more...
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ISBN: 9780674724891 9780674726499
Publication:EPSTEIN, RICHARD A.; The Classical Liberal Constitution; 183; Cambridge, Massachusetts; London, England : Harvard University Press, 2014
Language Note: English
Unique Identifier: 8183588008
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The last stage of constitutional development started in 1995 withUnited States v. Lopez,¹ where Chief Justice Rehnquist, writing for a narrow five-to-four majority, struck down the Gun-Free School Zones Act, which forbade carrying a gun within 1,000 feet of a school.² In one sense, the opinion reads as a sea change insofar as it indicated that there was at least some outer limit on the scope of federal power, if only because a federal statute was actually struck down for exceeding the bounds of the Commerce Clause. But at root, the opinions inLopezdo nothing to unpack the

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