The Fourteenth Amendment: From Political Principle to Judicial Doctrine

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Harvard University Press, 2009 - Law - 253 pages

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Contents

The Impasse in Fourteenth Amendment Scholarship
1
Ideas of Liberty and Equality
13
The Drafting and Adoption of the Amendment
40
The Use of Antebellum Rhetoric in
64
Objections to the Amendment
91
The Republican Rebuttal
110
The Judicial Elaboration of Doctrine
148
Lochner v New York and the Transformation
197
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William E. Nelson is Professor of Law and History, New York University.

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