Division of Powers



Revision and Adaptation. Authored by: Daniel M. Regalado. LicenseCC BY: Attribution

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  2. Garry Willis, ed. 1982. The Federalist Papers by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison and John Jay. New York: Bantam Books, 237. 
  3. Arizona v. United States, 567 U.S. __ (2012). 
  4. United States v. Wrightwood Dairy Co., 315 U.S. 110 (1942). 
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  9. United States v. Windsor, 570 U.S. __ (2013). 
  10. Adam Liptak, “Supreme Court Delivers Tacit Win to Gay Marriage,” New York Times, 6 October, 2014. 
  11. Obergefell v. Hodges, 576 U.S. ___ (2015). 
  12. Data reported by http://www.usgovernmentrevenue.com/federal_revenue. State and local government figures are estimated. 
  13. Pollock v. Farmers’ Loan & Trust Co., 158 U.S. 601 (1895). 
  14. See Robert Jay Dilger, “Federal Grants to State and Local Governments: A Historical Perspective on Contemporary Issues,” Congressional Research Service, Report 7-5700, 5 March 2015. 
  15. Jeffrey L. Barnett et al. 2014. 2012 Census of Governments: Finance-State and Local Government Summary Report, Appendix Table A-1. December 17. Washington, DC: United States Census Bureau, 2. 
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  18. Data reported by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. 2015. “Policy Basics: Where Do Our Federal Tax Dollars Go?” March 11. http://www.cbpp.org/research/policy-basics-where-do-our-federal-tax-dollars-go