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Ch.16 Amendment X: Reservation of Powers Clause

From: The Complete Bill of Rights: The Drafts, Debates, Sources, and Origins (2nd Edition)

Neil H. Cogan

From: Oxford Constitutions (http://oxcon.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 18 May 2021

Eighthly. That immediately after article 6th [of the Constitution], be inserted, as article 7th, the clauses following, to wit: The powers delegated by this constitution, are appropriated to the departments to which they are respectively distributed: so that the legislative department shall never exercise the powers vested in the executive or judicial; nor the executive exercise the powers vested in the legislative or judcial; [sic] nor the judicial exercise the powers vested in the legislative or executive departments. The powers not delegated by this...
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