Advertisement Upgrade to remove ads

commerce clause

if interstate or intrastate activity affects interstate commerce, congress can criminalize it

concurrent jurisdiction

simultaneous jurisdiction where both federal and state govt can prosecute for the same crime

equal protection

equal treatment under the law

federalism

power is shared between one national govt and many states

forfeiture

taking of property that can be linked to criminal activity

full faith and credit

state laws are recognized in other states

intelligible principle

makes it legal for congress to give its power to the executive branch, subject to limitations

judicial review

supreme court checks to see if the laws made by congress and the acts of the president follow the constitution

non-delegation doctrine

congress cannot delegate its power to another governmental branch

rational relationship

relationship between govt reason for enacting laws and intrusion on individual liberty

procedural due process

gives citizens advanced warning that the govt intends to disrupt life in some way

separation of powers

power is split between 3 branches of govt

substantive due process

protects from govt interference on fundamental rights and liberties

Supremacy clause

state law is subordinate to federal law

necessary and proper

Congress can make laws for an area where there is no specific grant of authority

Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.

Having trouble? Click here for help.

We can’t access your microphone!

Click the icon above to update your browser permissions above and try again

Example:

Reload the page to try again!

Reload

Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom

Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom

It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.

Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.

For more help, see our troubleshooting page.

Your microphone is muted

For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.

Star this term

You can study starred terms together

NEW! Voice Recording

Create Set