In this episode of the Constitution Line By Line, Senator Mike Lee covers Article I, Section 9: The Powers Denied to Congress. Senator Lee discusses all eight clauses of Section 9 which limit Congress's powers including: the privilege of the Writ of Habeas Corpus, direct taxes, and titles of nobility and emoluments.
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