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  Is the Authorization Authorized? Powers and Practice of the UN Security Council to Authorize the Use of Force by ...
It is clear that the power to adopt authorization resolutions is not explicitly attributed to the Council by the Charter.
If this power cannot be exercised in the absence of the necessary means, the Council is permitted to employ other, implied powers so as to enable the organization to carry out its tasks.
Without such a power the advocates of this restrictive interpretation would certainly consider it too far-fetched to imply the power to adopt authorization resolutions, the aims of the organization being the only, and much too vague, link with the member states' common interest in the organization.
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 The Avalon Project : Hamilton's Opinion as to the Constitutionality of the Bank of the United States, 1791
For it is unquestionably incident to sovereign power to erect corporations, and consequently to that of the United States, in relation to the objects intrusted to the management of the government.
Of the power of regulating the manner of contracting with seamen; the police of ships on their voyages, &c., of which the Act for the government and regulation of seamen, in the merchants' service, is a specimen.
These powers combined, as well as the reason and nature of the thing, speak strongly this language: that it is the manifest design and scope of the Constitution to vest in Congress all the powers requisite to the effectual administration of the finances of the United States.
www.yale.edu /lawweb/avalon/amerdoc/bank-ah.htm   (9952 words)

  
 Classic case recognizing the implied powers of Congress - McCulloch v. Maryland 17 US 316 (1819)
The power of creating a corporation, though appertaining to sovereignty, is not like the power of making war, or levying taxes, or of regulating commerce, a great substantive and independent power, which cannot be implied as incidental to other powers, or used as a means of executing them.
That the power of taxation is one of vital importance; that it is retained by the States; that it is not abridged by the grant of a similar power to the government of the Union; that it is to be concurrently exercised by the two governments: are truths which have never been denied.
It is admitted that the power of taxing the people and their property is essential to the very existence of government, and may be legitimately exercised on the objects to which it is applicable, to the utmost extent to which the government may choose to carry it.
biotech.law.lsu.edu /cases/adlaw/McCulloch.htm   (4131 words)

  
 Constitutional Law I Course Outline
When we say delegated powers we mean, people of the United States, through their chosen representatives, got together back in 1787 and held a constitutional convention and decided to delegate the federal government certain powers.
When the framers of the 10th Amendment chose not to use that word "expressly" was an implied recognition on their part that the authors of the 10th Amendment clearly meant that the federal government had implied powers as well as express.
It is implied that intrastate commerce is within the province of the states to regulate and not the federal government.
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 American Federalism, PS201H-6B   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The powers of the central The national government is government are severely granted substantial authority limited by the constitu- by the national constitution.
The delegated powers are the powers of government which the states gave up when they ratified the U.S. Constitution and which were vested in the central government by the Constitution.
The reserved powers of the states are the powers which the Constitution neither delegates to the national government nor denies to the states.
www.proconservative.net /CUNAPolSci201PartSixB.shtml   (4667 words)

  
 Constitution Day - Federalism
The powers of the federal government are established by the United States Constitution, which is the supreme law of the land.
Implied powers are those not explicitly mentioned in the Constitution, but that are necessary for the government to function.
Any powers that the Constitution does not give to the federal government nor explicitly prohibit the states from exercising belong to the state governments.
www.uscourts.gov /outreach/resources/federalism.html   (547 words)

  
 ch4review
The powers 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.
Among them are the powers to levy duties on exports; to deny freedom of religion, speech, press, or assembly; to conduct illegal searches or seizures; and to deny to any person a speedy and public trail, or a trial by jury.
The concurrent powers are those powers that the Constitution does not grant exclusively to the National Government and that, at the same time, it does not deny to the States.
www.pwcs.edu /OsbournPark/govt/ch4review.htm   (3671 words)

  
 The Constitution
Implied powers are those not specifically listed in Article I but which can be assumed from the delegated powers.
In the Tenth Amendment to the Constitution it says that power not given to the national government nor withheld from the state governments are reserved for the states.
The final type of power is power that the national government and the state governments share.
socsci.gulfcoast.edu /dreese/fedrlism.htm   (832 words)

  
 Ware v. Hylton, Hylton v. US, implied powers, enumerated powers, Jay's Treaty   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Implied powers are derived from loose interpretation of Constitution.
Implied powers based on loose constructionist view (Constitution is interpretive).
The existence of implied Congressional powers was definitively established in 1819 Supreme Court case McCulloch vs Maryland (Chief Justice John Marshall).
www.owlnet.rice.edu /~mwfriedm/terms/david5.html   (577 words)

  
 The History of the Supreme Court: Teacher Resources
Implied are believed to be given in the Constitution although they are not specifically stated.
Inform the class that the implied powers were debated in the beginning of the Nineteenth century, but the Supreme Court established implied powers in its early decisions.
Tell students the Court's actual ruling: Congress had the implied powers to establish a national bank because it was a reasonable authority to assume from its enumerated powers.
www.historyofsupremecourt.org /resources/lp_defines_enumerated.htm   (1249 words)

  
 THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA With Explanatory Notes
But such a power is implied in the delegated powers of borrowing and coining money.
Powers that the Constitution does not give to the national government or forbid to the states, reserved powers, belong to the people or to the states.
Powers reserved for the people include the right to own property and to be tried by a jury.
usinfo.state.gov /products/pubs/constitution/supreme.htm   (525 words)

  
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Implied powers- are those that are not expressly stated in the Constitution but are reasonably implied by those powers that are.
Inherent powers- are those that belong to the National Government because it is the national government of a sovereign state in the world community.
Reserved powers- are the powers held by the States in the federal system.
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 The Constitution Party of Texas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
It was early proposed to vest congress with powers to levy an impost, to regulate trade, etc., but such was known to be the caution of the states in parting with power, that the vestment even of these, was proposed to be under several checks and limitations.
And this very abuse of power in the legislatures, which in some cases has been charged upon the democratic part of the community, has furnished aristocratical men with those very weapons, and those very means, with which, in great measure, they are rapidly effecting their favorite object.
The power of making treason laws is both a power and an important defense of sovereignty; it is relative to and inseparable from it; to convince the States that they are consolidated into one national government, this power is wholly to be assumed by the general government.
www.cptexas.org /anti-federalist/afp3240.shtml   (11383 words)

  
 Chapter 3 Lecture AP
Delegated powers are powers of the national government which are expressed.
Implied: Implied powers were established in the United States Supreme Court case of McCulloch v.
Implied powers are powers of the national government that flow from its enumerated powers and the "elasticclause" of the Constitution.
members.tripod.com /mrwally2/id5.html   (3952 words)

  
 Federalism I - The Federal System
10th Amend: The powers 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.
To deny this, would be to affirm, that the deputy is greater than his principal; that the servant is above his master; that the representatives of the people are superior to the people themselves; that men acting by virtue of powers, may do not only what their powers do not authorize, but what they forbid.
The means to carry out the enumerated powers of Congress may be implied, if not expressly denied by the Constitution.
www.lonang.com /conlaw/2/c23.htm   (1060 words)

  
 The Powers of Congress.
Writing for the Court, Justice Peckham found that the power to condemn the railroad's land was implied by the powers of Congress to declare war and equip armies because creation of the park "tends to quicken and strenghten" the motives of the citizen to defend "the institutions of his country."
Congress has the power to enact "needful" regulations "respecting" the public lands and--according to the Court---what is a "needful" regulation is a decision "entrusted primarily to the judgment of Congress." The Court concluded the federal government "has a power over its own property analogous to the police power" of the states.
The alternative to a government of enumerated powers is, of course, a government of unenumerated powers.
www.law.umkc.edu /faculty/projects/ftrials/conlaw/congpowers.htm   (3846 words)

  
 Powers of Congress
This clause grants Congress the implied powers it needs to deal with issues not specifically explained in the Constitution.
Congress is said to have the "power of the purse", which means that it has a strong degree of control over government taxing and spending.
Congress passed the War Powers Act of 1973, which was designed to balance the military powers of the president, who serves as comander in chief, and Congress.
www.jburgd12.k12.il.us /jjhs/Wbt/legtopic/Lpowers.htm   (917 words)

  
 The U. S. Constitution (5)
A form of government in which power is distributed to and shared by different political levels, as between states and the central government.
The powers that remain with the states after other powers were delegated to the national government by the Constitution.
Supporters of the ratification of the Constitution and the shift of power from local and state governments to the central government.
www.historyteacher.net /USProjects/Quizzes5-6/Constitution5.htm   (331 words)

  
 Congressional Power
Congress also has implied powers, which are based on the Constitution's right to make any laws that are "necessary and proper" to carry out those expressed powers.
Congress has exercised its implied powers thousands of times over the years.
Maryland, the Supreme Court holds that the powers to tax, borrow, and regulate commerce give Congress the implied power to establish a national bank.
www.infoplease.com /timelines/congressionalpowers.html   (412 words)

  
 Chapter 5 - Printable Version
Such a power does not destroy, but it prevents existence; it does not tyrannize, but it compresses, enervates, extinguishes, and stupefies a people, till each nation is reduced to nothing better than a flock of timid and industrious animals, of which the government is the shepherd.
With a written constitution, when an additional power is claimed, the standard for judging its validity is not how much it adds to what has already been exercised, but how far it deviates from what is specified in the document.
It prevents the power from being grossly abused and requires courts to be careful in determining which cases to hear and how those cases are to be decided.
auburn.edu /~bernsra/poli_1090_ch05_p.html   (3458 words)

  
 Justifying the Implied Powers of the Federal Government, McCulloch v. Maryland, Landmark Supreme Court Cases
Justifying the Implied Powers of the Federal Government, McCulloch v.
But they recognized that they could not anticipate every power that Congress would need in future decades and centuries, so they ended the list of enumerated (specifically listed) powers with a special power to address this problem.
According to the necessary and proper clause, Congress generally may assume additional powers not specifically listed in the Constitution, sometimes called implied powers, if there is a link to a power that is listed in the Constitution.
www.landmarkcases.org /mcculloch/fedimpliedpowers.html   (503 words)

  
 Expressed or Implied Powers of Government
An implied power is a power that is necessarily implied by an express power.
Example: the express power to maintain a navy necessarily implies buying or building ships, hiring and training sailors and building naval stations.
Unnecessarily implied powers of any sort shall not be considered an implied power for the purposes of this amendment.
www.elduanewhatley.com /whatley_amendment1.htm   (1147 words)

  
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The national government is a government of enumerated powers, but it is supreme within its sphere of action.
The power to establish a bank is not expressly delegated, but the 10th Amendment does not say powers must be "expressly delegated" to be reserved to the states.
Article IV, ยง2: No person held to service or labor in one state, under the laws thereof, escaping into another, shall, in consequence of any law or regulation therein, be discharged from such service or labor, but shall be delivered up on claim of the party to whom such service or labor may be due.
www.cornellcollege.edu /politics/courses/allin/365/2003c/day05.ppt   (1806 words)

  
 Sobran Column --- Implied or Usurped?
But the Constitution also makes it quite clear that the only “implied” powers of Congress are those which are “necessary and proper” for the execution of the powers explicitly listed.
Thomas Jefferson was deeply suspicious of the whole notion of implied powers; he saw clearly where it might lead.
Today the “implied” (i.e., unauthorized) powers claimed (i.e., usurped) by the Federal Government enormously outnumber and utterly swamp the few powers actually granted in the Constitution.
www.sobran.com /columns/2003/031030.shtml   (772 words)

  
 Lecture 11 - Powers of Congress
The expressed powers are brief and broad, and their full meanings have evolved over time, with Congress and the courts generally interpreting them broadly.
In addition to those powers mentioned in the Constitution, Congress has the power to make laws “necessary and proper” to execute any of its expressed powers.
The Necessary and Proper Clause is the basis for the implied powers, whose extent has been long debated.
www.graves.k12.ky.us /schools/GCHS/bleonard/HTML/ln/lect11.htm   (302 words)

  
 Ben's Guide (9-12): Branches of Government -- The Legislative Branch -- The Powers of Congress
One of the most important implied powers is Congress’s authority to investigate and oversee the executive branch and its agencies, such as the Department of Defense and the Department of Justice.
There are, however, some congressional powers that are rarely used such as the ability to impeach an official and the ability to amend the Constitution.
In addition to the power described above, Congress shares powers with the president in matters such as, framing U.S. foreign policy and control over the military.
bensguide.gpo.gov /9-12/government/national/congress2.html   (269 words)

  
 Casa Grande Valley Newspapers Inc.
He points out that it is well-established law that the president's power is most circumscribed in areas where Congress has expressly spoken.
These days conservatives oppose implied congressional powers while seeing implied presidential powers everywhere (as long as they like the president).
He told the public that Congress's powers are "few and defined." But during debate over the Bill of Rights he told his fellow congressmen "it was impossible to confine a government to the exercise of express powers; there must necessarily be admitted powers by implication, unless the constitution descended to recount every minutiae."
www.zwire.com /site/news.cfm?newsid=17165905&BRD=1817&PAG=461&dept_id=222076&rfi=6   (633 words)

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