The Slaughterhouse Cases

Author: Ronald M. Labbé
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While ruling that Louisiana had legitimately exercised its powers, the Court's majority went much further to declare that the amendment - and its "due process" and "equal protection" clauses - applied exclusively to the plight of former ...

The Southern Historian

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Landmark Law Cases and American Society Peter Charles Hoffer and N.E.H.
Hull, series editors The Slaughterhouse Cases Regulation, Reconstruction, and
the Fourteenth Amendment Abridged Edition Ronald M. Labbé and Jonathan
Lurie “Labbé and Lurie have painted, with graceful style, a magnificent panorama
of a key episode of nineteenth-century legal history. . . . From their vivid
description of the public health hazards afflicting nineteenth-century New Orleans
to their superb ...

Guns In American Society An Encyclopedia Of History Politics Culture And The Law 2nd Edition 3 Volumes

Author: Gregg Lee Carter
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Fourteenth Amendment Tom Lansford The Fourteenth Amendment granted full
citizenship to African Americans and was designed to guarantee the “equal
protection” of the law to all citizens. It was one of three ... process of law.” It was
used in successive court cases to extend basic civil rights and liberties to
disadvantaged groups such as African Americans after the Supreme Court in the
1873 SlaughterHouse Cases ruled that the privileges and immunities clause of
the amendment ...