Limits on States: A Reference Guide to the United States Constitution, 1st Edition

  • James M. McGoldrick
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  • ISBN-10: 0313068623
  • ISBN-13: 9780313068621
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 134 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2005 | Published/Released October 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2005

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Delves into the modern issues pertaining to state limitations by tracing its history and looking at today's most important factors. Provides readers with a greater understanding of the U.S. Constitution by detailing the most significant limits on state power.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Recent Titles in Reference Guides to the United States Constitution.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Series Foreword.
1: History and Introduction to Article I, Section 10.
The Contract Clause.
Bills of Attainder.
Ex Post Facto Laws.
The Nonretroactive Provisions of Article I, Section 10.
The Import-Export Clause.
Interstate Compacts.
2: Concluding Comments on Article I, Section 10.
Bibliographical Essay.
Table of Cases.
About the Author.