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Congress and the Fourteenth Amendment: Enforcing Liberty and Equality in the States

Social science


by
William B. Glidden

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Format: EPUB

Page count: 206 pages

File size: 2.7 MB

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Language: English

In Congress and the Fourteenth Amendment, William B. Glidden examines the misuse of the fourteenth amendment. The fourteenth amendment was created under the belief that states have the duty, and Congress the power by appropriate legislation, to protect people in their life, liberty, and property rights. Instead, the Supreme Court has insisted that Congress cannot regulate private conduct because the amendment only applies to actions of the states, and Congress cannot regulate state conduct because only the Court can decide what the Constitution means.

In Congress and the Fourteenth Amendment, William B. Glidden examines the misuse of the fourteenth amendment. The fourteenth amendment was created under the belief that states have the duty, and Congress the power by appropriate legislation, to protect people in their life, liberty, and property rights. Instead, the Supreme Court has insisted that Congress cannot regulate private conduct because the amendment only applies to actions of the states, and Congress cannot… (more)

In Congress and the Fourteenth Amendment, William B. Glidden examines the misuse of the fourteenth amendment. The fourteenth amendment was created under the belief that states have the duty, and Congress the power by appropriate legislation, to protect people in their life, liberty, and property rights. Instead, the Supreme Court has insisted that Congress cannot regulate private conduct because the amendment only applies to actions of the states, and Congress cannot regulate state conduct because only the Court can decide what the Constitution means.

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