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The Original Meaning of the Fourteenth Amendment

Its Letter and Spirit

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$35.00 • £28.95 • €31.50

ISBN 9780674257764

Publication Date: 11/02/2021

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488 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

Belknap Press

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  • Foreword [James Oakes]
  • Preface: The Letter
  • Introduction: The Letter and Spirit of the Fourteenth Amendment
  • I. The Privileges or Immunities of Citizenship Clause
    • 1. The Early Origins of Privileges or Immunities
    • 2. The Antislavery Origins of “Privileges or Immunities”
    • 3. The Antislavery Origins of Republican Citizenship
    • 4. Reconstructing National Citizenship
    • 5. The Letter: Writing and Ratifying the Privileges or Immunities Clause
    • 6. Enforcing Citizenship
    • 7. Competing Originalist Interpretations
    • 8. The Spirit: Implementing the Privileges or Immunities Clause
  • II. The Due Process of Law Clause
    • 9. The Letter: The Original Meaning of “Due Process of Law”
    • 10. The Spirit: Implementing the Due Process of Law Clause
    • 11. The Proper Ends of Legislative Power
  • III. The Equal Protection of the Laws Clause
    • 12. The Letter: The “Equal Protection of the Laws”
    • 13. The Spirit: Implementing the Equal Protection of the Laws
  • Conclusion: The Fourteenth Amendment in Full
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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