Congress and the Fourteenth Amendment : enforcing liberty and equality in the states

Glidden, William B., author
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  • Creator William B. Glidden
  • Format Books
  • Publication Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2013]
  • Physical Details
    • x, 177 pages ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 073918573X, 9780739185735, 9780739185742
  • OCLC ocn846889396


  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 153-168) and index.


  • An overview of the post-Civil War constitutional amendments -- The Thirteenth Amendment and the 1866 Civil Rights Act -- The original meaning of the Fourteenth Amendment -- Applying constitutional rules for governance over time -- The Supreme Court eviscerated the privileges or immunities clause and section five -- Congress, protective laws, and the court in the 20th century -- The judicial supremacy and state action doctrines should be removed from section five -- Section five should be restored to the Constitution in its full original meaning so Congress can protect our Fourteenth Amendment rights
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