The article presents on the general principles of limited enumerated federal power followed by the courts of the U.S. used for determining scope of national authority. The declaration of Resolution VI under which the U.S. Congress has the power for regulating collective action problems having national importance is discussed. The historical evidences of Resolution VI, the debates related to ratification and the errors in historical facts are also discussed.
Kurt T. Lash,
Resolution VI: The Virginia Plan and Authority to Resolve Collective Action Problems under Article I, Section 8,
Notre Dame L. Rev.
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