division of powers

division of powers. The allocation of power between the national government and the states. • Under the Tenth Amendment, powers not delegated to the federal government are reserved to the states or to the people. But today the Tenth Amendment provides only a limited check on Congress’s power to regulate the states. Cf. SEPARATION OF POWERS. [Cases: States 4.16. C.J.S. States §§ 25–26.]
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