TITLE

The 14th Amendment Doesn't Make America Freer

AUTHOR(S)
MENDENHALL, ALLEN
PUB. DATE
November 2013
SOURCE
Freeman: Ideas on Liberty;Nov2013, Vol. 63 Issue 9, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers the author's insights on why the Fourteenth Amendment (FA) of the U.S. Constitution does not make the country freer, in particular in its first and fifth sections which mentions about Privileges or Immunities Clause, the Due Process Clause and the Citizenship Clause. He does not believe that the expanded scope of federal power as a result of FA will lower discriminatry practices in the states. He adds that opposition to interpreations of FA limits decentralization of power.
ACCESSION #
91951848

 

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