The Fourteenth Amendment: The 'Right' to Vote, and the Understanding of the Thirty-Ninth Congress
William W. Van Alstyne
Duke University School of Law; William & Mary Law School
September 16, 2011
Supreme Court Review, Vol. 1965, p. 33, 1965
William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-138
An examination of the Fourteenth Amendment’s legislative history is juxtaposed with Justice Harlan’s steadfast conclusion that such history reveals states’ right to set voting requirements.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 55
Keywords: Fourteenth Amendment, voting rightsAccepted Paper Series
Date posted: September 17, 2011 ; Last revised: May 6, 2014
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