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United States v. Morrison
Citation:529 U.S. 598, 120 S.Ct. 1740, 146 L.Ed.2d 658 (2000).
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Brzonkala alleged that Morrison, a member of the Virginia Tech football team, raped her and made demeaning remarks about women. She alleged that Morrison violated the Violence Against Women Act, entitling her to damages under Section 13981 of the Act. Congress argued that it had the authority to enact the Act under the Commerce Clause.
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