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What is Rehnquist Federalism?

The federalism arena is worth close attention, as it is often thought that the Rehnquist Court radically altered the law in this arena. While it is true that Rehnquist was part of an alteration in the state/federal balance during his tenure at the Court, it is harder to sustain an argument that a radical shift took place, or that a unifying vision can explain the federalism shift that did occur.