[Excerpt] Justice Sandra Day O'Connor has described federalism - how the Constitution divides powers between the federal government and the states - as "perhaps our oldest question of constitutional law."

This past week, the United States Supreme Court returned to this oldest of constitutional questions to strike down a federal law that had prohibited stats from authorizing betting on competitive sporting events.

Publication Date

Spring 5-20-2018

Journal Title

Concord Monitor

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This article is part of the series Constitutional Connections by John M. Greabe and was originally published by the Concord Monitor.