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Legal scholars have long debated the original intent of the Fourteenth Amendment, especially Section one, which has been the driving engine of the national expansion of civil rights and civil liberties for the past half century or more.
Keywords: Fourteenth Amendment, civil rights, civil liberties
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Finkelman, Paul, John Bingham and the Background to the Fourteenth Amendment. Akron Law Review, Vol. 36, No. 671, 2003. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1120308