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[Pages 315-352]
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Introduction
I.  Overview and Background of the Telecommunications
Act of 1996

II.  Section 332(c)(7) of the Telecommunications Act of 1996
III.  The Supreme Court’s Commerce Clause and
Tenth Amendment Jurisprudence

    A.  Background
    B.  Early Signs of Limits on the Commerce Clause Based on State Autonomy
    C.  “The Court’s jurisprudence in this area has traveled an unsteady path.”  
        1.  State Sovereignty Trumps Congressional Power
        2.  Narrowing the National League of Cities Test
        3.  The Court Relinquishes Oversight of Federalism Concerns
    D.  State Autonomy Revived
        1.  New York v. United States
        2.  Anti-Commandeering Extended and Clarified: Printz & Condon
IV.  Analysis
Conclusion