WVU BCOR 320 - Federalism (2 pages)

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Bcor 320 - Legal Environment of Business

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BCOR 320 1nd Edition Lecture 7 Federalism The national government power is limited to only the issue listed in article 1 Individual rights The original constitution did not mention rights of citizens sot the first 10 amendments spelled those out Article 1 Congress with 12 houses each state has 2 senators representatives is relative to each state population Commerce clause Congress regulates commerce with other nations and between different states Substantial effect rule Congress may regulate any activity which has a substantial economic effect on interstate commerce Dormant aspect rule States are limited where their actions restrict free flow of interstate commerce Article II Defines the powers and responsibilities of the president and enforce the nation s laws Appointment president nominates federal judges and heads of agencies Legislation president and advisors can propose bill to congress and the president can veto bill from congress Foreign policy president coordinates international efforts negotiates treaties and is the commander in chief of military Article III creates the Supreme Court and permits congress to create lower federal courts Adjudication federal courts can hear civil and criminal cases with their jurisdiction Judicial review Federal courts can declare a statue or government action unconstitutional These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute

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