Abstract

To defend the proposition that prepositions matter, this article examines the "of" in the phrase "duties of tonnage" and the "on" in "taxes on incomes."

Keywords

Prepositions, Constitutional law, Constitutional interpretation, Tonnage Clause, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 21, Taxes on Income, Income tax, Sixteenth Amendment

Publication Date

2011

Document Type

Article

Place of Original Publication

Green Bag 2d

Publication Information

14 Green Bag 2d 163 (2011)

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