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Constitutional Law: Fog Lights

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Why would a state law that requires all trucks on its highways to be equipped with a special type of fog light be unconstitutional?

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Depending on the missing facts, the response will be one of these two:

1) Commerce Power [if the facts state that a federal law does not require fog light and the state law conflicts with the federal law]

Whatever rights are not vested in the federal government (Congress) are for the state governments to exercise. Congressional power (where Congress gets its powers) stems from 3 places: Commerce power, taxing power, and ...

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This solution is comprised of a detailed explanation of the Commerce Clause and Dormant Commerce Clause.

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