January 2011
Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy;Winter2011, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p149
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The article addresses how the Fourteenth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution does not guarantee equality for all but protects individual rights deeply rooted in history and tradition. The author asserts that legitimate transformative social change is only possible when a majority of Congress and the states agree and not through the powers of the Supreme Court. The amendment bans discrimination and abridgement of rights and privileges as seen in racial castes, intermarriages, and sex discrimination.


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