"Expressed powers," are powers granted to the government mostly found in Article I, Section 8 of the US Constitution within 18 clauses. Expressed powers, also known as the "enumerated powers," include the power to coin money, regulate foreign and interstate commerce, declare war, grant patents and copyrights and more.
A total of 27 expressed powers are given to the government in Article 1, Section 8. There are three different types of delegated powers: expressed, inherent and implied. Other expressed powers granted the government are found in different Amendments to the Constitution. An example of this is the 16th Amendment gives Congress the expressed power to levy an income tax.Learn More
Concurrent powers of the United States government are actions that can be performed by both state and national government. State and local governments seldom exercise concurrent powers in accordance with each other. They do, however, usually exercise them simultaneously.Full Answer >
The legal age for gambling in Las Vegas is 21. Casino floors and other gambling areas are restricted zones for anyone under the legal age.Full Answer >
When it comes to children and custodial issues before family court there is no "magical age," says family law attorney Jeanne M. Hannah. As far as the courts are concerned, children are defined as legal incompetents who don't have the ability to make sound legal choices. The court does, however, take into account any statements children make in regard to living preferences.Full Answer >
The legal age to serve alcohol in Florida is 18 as of 2013, according to sociology professor David J. Hanson. The District of Columbia and 37 states allow adults 18 and older to serve alcohol in restaurants and bars.Full Answer >