Constitutional Law Keyed to Feldman
Missouri v. Holland
The United States and Great Britain entered into the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (the Act), which governed the migration of birds between the United States and Canada. The treaty prohibited the killing or capture of certain birds within the United States. Missouri claimed the treaty violated its Tenth Amendment rights.
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