In one of the most widely condemned decisions in U.S. history, the Supreme Court held that the right to freely contract is a fundamental right under the 14th Amendment.
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Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy expert, looks at the debate in two states about the role of the driver’s license as a ticket to the right to vote.
A narrow reading of the 14th Amendment’s Privilege or Immunities Clause altered the trajectory of constitutional law.
Theodore Shaw of the University of North Carolina School of Law and Michael Rosman of the Center for Individual Rights explore how the Constitution deals with race.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at the ramifications of a call from a law professors and lawyers group for states to ignore the Supreme Court’s same-sex marriage decision.