John Bingham and the Background to the Fourteenth Amendment

22 Pages Posted: 2 Apr 2009  

Paul Finkelman

University of Pittsburgh, School of Law; Albany Law School - Government Law Center

Abstract

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

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

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