Federalism and the Relationship between the National Government and States with Mark Rozell
What is the significance of the principle of federalism to American constitutional government? In this episode of Scholar Talks, Mark Rozell, author, and Dean of the Schar School of Policy and Government at George Mason University, joins BRI Senior Fellow Tony Williams. They discuss the founding understanding of the principle of federalism, how it has changed over time, and practical examples of it in today’s America. Why is the principle of federalism so crucial for understanding American government?
The division of power between national, state, and local governments is complex and not always clear. Explore these Supreme Court cases to learn how the court has interpreted this important political principle.
The Bill of Rights and Federalism
Explores the powers reserved to the states as provided by the Tenth Amendment. Explains the Founders’ understanding of a federalist system and the expansion and contraction of the federal government’s power.