The Supreme Court as Final Arbiter in Federal-State Relations, 1789-1957
John R. Schmidhauser
In analyzing the Supreme Court's powers in federal-state relations, the author demonstrates that the framers of the constitution clearly intended that the Court should be the federal umpire, thus disproving a charge by modern states' righters of usurpation of power by the Supreme Court. In each historical period the effect of the Court interpretations on the autonomy of the state governments and on the acceleration of federal centralization is considered.
Originally published in 1958.
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