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Abstract

This comment aims to convey a clear definition of the Supreme Court's views on federalism and state sovereignty. It argues that the Court has recently used antitrust cases and doctrines to establish state sovereignty as a limit to federal commerce power. This comment looks to both the doctrine created by the U.S. Supreme Court in the antitrust case Parker v. Brown and the Court's decision in National League of Cities v. Usery to clarify the role of state sovereignty in the face federal commerce power. It compares these two views of state sovereignty in order to develop a better understanding of the Supreme Court's conception of state sovereignty as a limit to federal power.

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