The Power to Constitute Courts and Other Tribunals Inferior to Supreme Court

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Book Summary: Offering a unique resource for students, scholars, and citizens, this work fully explains all of the 21 enumerated powers of the U.S. Congress, from the "power of the purse" to the power to declare war.

• Presents comprehensive coverage of all congressional powers through authoritative essays by recognized experts

• Enables readers to connect the long-ago goals and perspectives of the Founding Fathers to current issues and controversies

• Facilitates a fully contextualized understanding of the legislative power of Congress―and the extent and limitations of leverage that it can wield on domestic and foreign policy

• Provides an accessible gateway to further, more detailed research of each of the individual congressional powers

• Includes appendices containing the full texts of the Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union and the Constitution of the United States