Infinite hope and finite disappointment: the story of the first interpreters of the Fourteenth Amendment.
- Elizabeth Reilly (ed.)
- University of Akron Press, 2011
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This publication details the hopes and promises of the 14th Amendment in the historical, legal, and sociological context within which it was framed, and shows how initial Supreme Court interpretations of the amendment's reach hindered its applicability.