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The Fourteenth Amendment and the States A Study of the Operation of. Charles Wallace Collins.

The Fourteenth Amendment and the States A Study of the Operation of...

Collins, Charles Wallace. The Fourteenth Amendment and the States: A Study of the Operation of the Restraint Clauses of Section One of the Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States. Originally published: Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1912. xxi, 220 pp. includes tables and diagrams. Reprinted 2004 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781584774631. ISBN-10: 1584774630. Hardcover. New. $24.95 * Collins examines the origins of the amendment and the way its scope was enlarged over time. He argues that it has failed to protect African-Americans, and that its application in extra-racial matters has led to excessive litigation and harmful restrictions on the states. "This book is interesting throughout; but perhaps the most striking parts are those in which the author gives the figures as to the number of cases, their nature, and their geographical distribution.": Harvard Law Review 26:664-665 cited in Marke, A Catalogue of the Law Collection at New York University (1953) 408.

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