This file is a segment of the Annotated Constitution of the Congressional Research Service.

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  • Article I, Legislative Powers

    • Powers Denied to Congress

      • Payment of Claims


The Annotated Constitution is a 3,000 page document produced by a research arm of Congress. It outlines how the United States Constitution has been interpreted by courts (mostly the Supreme Court) over time. It discusses the important Supreme Court cases relating to each section of the Constitution.