The Slaughter-House Cases

Privileges or Immunities:  Academic Resources (NEW)

Akhil Reed Amar, "The Bill of Rights and the Fourteenth Amendment," 100 Yale Law Journal 1193, 1257-59 (1992).

Herman Belz, Emancipation and Equal Rights: Politics and Constitutionalism in the Civil War Era (New York, 1978), at 137.

Raoul Berger, Government by Judiciary: The Judicial Transformation of the Fourteenth Amendment (Cambridge, Mass., 1977) at 37-49.

Loren P. Beth, "The Slaughter-House Cases-Revisited," 23 Louisiana Law Review 487, 490-94, 503-504 (1963).

Clint Bolick, Unfinished Business: A Civil Rights Strategy for America's Third Century (Pacific Research Institute, 1990) at 47-91.

Michael Conant, "Antimonopoly Tradition under the Ninth and Fourteenth Amendments: Slaughterhouse Cases Re-Examined, 31 Emory law Journal 785, 823 28(1982).

Michael Kent Curtis, No State Shall Abridge: The Fourteenth Amendment and the Bill of Rights (Durham, N.C., 1986) at 175-77.

John Harrison, "Reconstructing the Privileges or Immunities Clause," 100 Yale Law Journal 1385, 1466-69 (1992).

Charles A. Lofgren, "Interpreting the Fourteenth Amendment: Slaughter-House and Plessy," in Terry Eastland, ed., Benchmarks: Great Constitutional Controversies in the Supreme Court (Washington, D.C., 1995), at 14-28

Michael McConnell, "Originalism and the Desegregation Decisions," 81 Va. L. Rev. 947, 998-1005 (1995)

Walter F. Murphy, "Slaughter-House, Civil Rights and the Limits on Constitutional Change," 1987 American Journal of Jurisprudence 1, 1-8 (1987).

William E. Nelson, The Fourteenth Amendment: From Political Principle to Judicial Doctrine (Cambridge, Mass., 1988) at 156-64.

David A.J. Richards, Conscience and the Constitution: History, Theory and Law of the Reconstruction Amendments (Princeton, N.J., 1993) at 204-217.

For a defense of the Slaughter-House decision, see Robert H. Bork, The Tempting of America: The Political Seduction of the Law (New York: Free Press, 1990) at 36-39.


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