10th Amendment

Why we have power in our states today!

What is the 10th Amendment in the constituition?

The power not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the states, are reserved to the states respectively, or to the people.

What is the historical background of the 10th amendment and why included in the constituiton?

The historical background of the10th amendment is that if the constitution doesn't give a certain power to do something , As long as it doesn't say anywhere that the states can't do something, then the states have the power.

A more easier way to describe the 10th amendment?

Basically, the 10th amendment states that if the constitution doesn't prohibit or take away the power the states has to do something then , the state has the power to do that something .

Supreme Court Case on the 10th amendment!

1. The court that ruled it was the federal and supreme court.

2. The year was 2011.

3. . Several lower federal courts have struggled to decide whether a private party un associated with a state or a state actor has standing to challenge a federal government action on Tenth Amendment grounds. In 2011, the U.S. SUPREME COURT ruled that a criminal DEFENDANT convicted of using a chemical weapon.

Supreme Court Case Continued... The Court's Decision!

The district court rejected her argument, but the Third Circuit Court of Appeals went a step further, concluding that Bond did not have standing as an individual to challenge the law based on the Tenth Amendment.

Cited source !! for court case

"Tenth Amendment." American Law Yearbook: A Guide to the Year's Major Legal Cases and Developments. 2011 ed. Detroit: Gale, 2012. 214-216. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 10 Dec. 2015.


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