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The Constitutionality of Grover Norquist's Tax Pledge

Stephen Patrick Cain Anderson

Penn State Law

December 14, 2012

This paper analyzes the constitutionality of Grover Norquist's Americans for Tax Reform Tax Pledge. Specifically, it looks at whether taking this pledge 1) violates the duties inherent in a congress member's oath of office and 2) runs afoul of the non-delegation doctrine.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 14

Keywords: Constitution, pledge, oath of office, duties of congress, non delegation doctrine, tax policy

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Date posted: December 16, 2012  

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Anderson, Stephen Patrick Cain, The Constitutionality of Grover Norquist's Tax Pledge (December 14, 2012). Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2189612 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2189612

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University Park, PA 16802
United States
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