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  • Intro.2 Introduction to the 2012 Centennial Edition
    Introduction to the 2012 Centennial Edition The need for a comprehensive treatise on the Constitution was apparent to Congress from early in the 20th century. In 1911, the Senate Manual (a compilation . . .
  • ArtI.S8.C4.1.5 Expatriation: Loss of Citizenship
    Expatriation: Loss of Citizenship Article I, Section 8, Clause 4: The Congress shall have Power . . . To establish an uniform Rule of Naturalization, and uniform Laws on the subject of Bankruptcies . . .
  • ArtI.S9.C3.2.2 What Constitutes Punishment
    What Constitutes Punishment Article I, Section 9, Clause 3: No Bill of Attainder or ex post facto Law shall be passed. The issue of whether a law is civil or punitive in nature is essentially the same . . .
  • ArtI.S10.C1.6.15 Private Contracts
    Private Contracts Article I, Section 10, Clause 1: No State shall enter into any Treaty, Alliance, or Confederation; grant Letters of Marque and Reprisal; coin Money; emit Bills of Credit; make any . . .
  • ArtIII.S2.C1.1 Judicial Power and Jurisdiction-Cases and Controversies
    Judicial Power and Jurisdiction-Cases and Controversies Article III, Section 2, Clause 1: The Judicial Power shall extend to all Cases, in Law and Equity, arising under this Constitution, the Laws of . . .
  • ArtIV.S1.1.1 Private International Law
    Private International Law Article IV, Section 1: Full Faith and Credit shall be given in each State to the public Acts, Records, and judicial Proceedings of every other State. And the Congress may by . . .
  • ArtIV.S1.2.1 In General
    In General Article IV, Section 1: Full Faith and Credit shall be given in each State to the public Acts, Records, and judicial Proceedings of every other State. And the Congress may by general Laws . . .
  • ArtIV.S1.2.3 Divorce Decrees: Domicile as the Jurisdictional Prerequisite
    Divorce Decrees: Domicile as the Jurisdictional Prerequisite Article IV, Section 1: Full Faith and Credit shall be given in each State to the public Acts, Records, and judicial Proceedings of every . . .
  • ArtIV.S2.C1.1.5 Discrimination in Private Rights
    Discrimination in Private Rights Article IV, Section 2, Clause 1: The Citizens of each State shall be entitled to all Privileges and Immunities of Citizens in the several States. Not only has judicial . . .
  • Amdt1.1.3 Free Exercise of Religion
    Free Exercise of Religion First Amendment: Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the . . .
  • Amdt1.2.10 Particular Governmental Regulations that Restrict Expression
    Particular Governmental Regulations that Restrict Expression First Amendment: Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging . . .
  • Amdt9.1 Rights Retained by the People
    Rights Retained by the People Ninth Amendment: The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people. The Federalists . . .
  • Amdt14.S1.4.9.1 Zoning and Similar Actions
    Zoning and Similar Actions Fourteenth Amendment, Section 1: All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the . . .
  • Amdt14.S1.4.17 Fundamental Rights (Noneconomic Substantive Due Process)
    Fundamental Rights (Noneconomic Substantive Due Process) Fourteenth Amendment, Section 1: All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of . . .
  • Amdt14.S1.5.4.2 Commencement of Actions
    Commencement of Actions Fourteenth Amendment, Section 1: All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the . . .
  • Amdt14.S1.7.2 Equal Protection: Judging Classifications by Law
    Equal Protection: Judging Classifications by Law Fourteenth Amendment, Section 1: All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the . . .
  • Amdt14.S1.9.6.3 Marriage
    Marriage Fourteenth Amendment, Section 1: All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they . . .
  • Amdt14.S1.10.1.2 Sex
    Sex Fourteenth Amendment, Section 1: All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they . . .
  • Amdt14.S1.10.2 Whether a Person Was Born out of Wedlock
    Whether a Person Was Born out of Wedlock Fourteenth Amendment, Section 1: All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United . . .
  • Amdt14.S1.10.5 Marriage and Familial Relations
    Marriage and Familial Relations Fourteenth Amendment, Section 1: All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of . . .
  • Amdt14.S1.10.6 Sexual Orientation
    Sexual Orientation Fourteenth Amendment, Section 1: All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State . . .
  • Amdt14.S1.10.7.5 Access to Courts
    Access to Courts Fourteenth Amendment, Section 1: All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State . . .
  • Amdt14.S1.10.7.6 Educational Opportunity
    Educational Opportunity Fourteenth Amendment, Section 1: All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the . . .
  • Amdt14.S5.1.3 Congressional Definition of Fourteenth Amendment Rights
    Congressional Definition of Fourteenth Amendment Rights Fourteenth Amendment, Section 5: The Congress shall have the power to enforce, by appropriate legislation, the provisions of this article. In . . .
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