Constitutional Guidance for Lawmakers

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Constitutional Guidance for Lawmakers

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Support and Defend: Understanding the Oath of Office by Hon. Douglas Ginsburg

Legislative Powers: Not Yours to Give Away by Hon. Douglas Ginsburg

The Constitution in One Sentence: Understanding the Tenth Amendment by Charles Cooper

Enough Is Enough: Why General Welfare Limits Spending by John C. Eastman

Commerce, Commerce, Everywhere: The Uses and Abuses of the Commerce Clause by David F. Forte

Not So Sweeping After All: The Limits of the Necessary and Proper Clause by David Engdahl

They Can’t Spend What You Don’t Approve: Rethinking the Appropriations Clause by Gary Kepplinger

Hands Off My Purse! Why Money Bills Originate in the House by Erik M. Jensen

How a Bill Becomes a Law: The Constitutional Way by Michael B. Rappaport

Article V: Congress, Conventions, and Constitutional Amendments by Matthew Spalding

Defining Citizens: Congress, Citizenship, and the Meaning of the Fourteenth Amendment by Edward Erler

You Can Borrow, But You Can’t Hide: The Prudential Limits of the Borrowing Clause by Claire Priest

The Sword and the Purse (Part 1): The Role of Congress in War by John Yoo and James C. Ho

The Sword and the Purse (Part 2): The President as Commander in Chief by John Yoo andJames C. Ho

Faith, Freedom, and the First Amendment: The Guarantee of Religious Liberty by Thomas Berg

The Second Amendment and the Inalienable Right to Self-Defense by Nelson Lund