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30 Issues: The Tenth Amendment

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

30 Issues in 30 Days is our election year series on the important issues facing the country this election year. Today: The division of power between state and federal government. Visit the 30 Issue home page for all the conversations.

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Invoking States' Rights

Thursday, June 30, 2011

Federalism arguments are often opportunistic. It really depends, often, on what the issue is.

— Constitutional scholar and professor at the University of Texas School of Law, Sanford Levinson, on The Brian Lehrer Show.

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