Rob Natelson gives an important lesson on N&P
About Rob NatelsonIn private life, Rob Natelson is a long-time conservative/free market activist, but professionally he is a constitutional scholar whose meticulous studies of the Constitution's original meaning have been published or cited by many top law journals. (See: www.constitution.i2i.org/about/.) Most recently, he co-authored The Origins of the Necessary and Proper Clause (Cambridge University Press) and The Original Constitution (Tenth Amendment Center). After a quarter of a century as Professor of Law at the University of Montana, he recently retired to work full time at Colorado's Independence Institute.
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New II Issue Paper Rebuts Myth that Citizen Review of Laws and Taxes Violates the Republican Form
The historical record was clear that only the states, not Congress, were to govern campaign practices and finance. The states duly proceeded to do so through their criminal codes, their election laws, and their rules pertaining to slander and libel.
Missed was her role in resuscitating federalism (“states’ rights”) in Supreme Court jurisprudence.
The Supreme Court’s Citizens United Corporate Campaign case Should Be Controversial. But Not for the Reason You Think
The Anti-U.S. Origins of a Key Argument Against Letting the People Vote on Laws and Taxes
Neat Stuff We Learn About the Constitution When We Go Beyond The Federalist Papers
Like most of the other 18th century multi-governmental meetings, the Navigation Convention is little known among constitutional writers today.
Limited government endangered in Colorado?
Yes, the Supreme Court’s Medicaid Decision was Good Contract Law
A blow to republican plans to federalize medical malpractice law
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