Great Decisions of the U.S. Supreme Court

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Maureen Harrison, Steve Gilbert
Barnes & Noble Publishing, 2003 - Počet stran: 294

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Judicial Review
Separate But Equal
In view of the Constitution in the eye of the law there is in this
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Strana xi - They had for more than a century before been regarded as beings of an inferior order, and altogether unfit to associate with the white race, either in social or political relations; and so far inferior, that they had no rights which the white man was bound to respect. Chief Justice Roger
Strana xi - Plessy v. Ferguson (1896) In view of the Constitution, in the eye of the law, there is in this country no superior, dominant, ruling class of citizens. There is no caste here. Our Constitution is color-blind, and neither knows nor tolerates classes among citizens. In respect of civil rights, all citizens are equal before the law.
Strana xi - If the civil and political rights of both races be equal, one cannot be inferior to the other civilly or politically. If one race be inferior to the other socially, the Constitution of the United States cannot put them upon the same plane. Justice

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