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A Study of the Constitution - Part 15

As promised, today we’ll tackle the 14th Amendment. It’s a doozy, folks, at least by the standards of the earlier Amendments.

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 reside.

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Current Events

ABA Involvement

I am thrilled to be taking on two leadership roles within the American Bar Association for the 2016-2017 bar year: Chair of the Young Lawyers Division Public Education Committee and Leader of the Young Lawyers Division Law Day Team. 111 more words

Civics

Doghouses, Tents, Etc...for homeless encampments create a sweeping uproar in Los Angeles and nationwide— Bay Realty Partners

August 12, 2015 by Marc Afzal

A citywide movement in Los Angeles to build tiny houses on wheels for the homeless rolled into San Pedro this month, sparking an uproar among critics who charge that the doghouse-like wooden structures are not only eyesores but will quickly become a haven for crime. 40 more words

Tyranny

Reason 98- Civics?

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I have been teaching high school civics and history this summer and find it very amusing and scary, that my students have a better grasp on their civic responsibility and the US Constitution than Donald Trump. 182 more words

Teaching

Jim Crow makes a last stand in the Old Dominion

“Don’t boo. Vote.” – President Obama at the Democratic Convention

The struggle to do just that goes on, as illustrated by three recent court decisions. 1,066 more words

Election Laws Struck Down in Texas, North Carolina and Wisconsin

Over the course of two weeks, voting restrictions passed in the wake of the 2013 Shelby County v. Holder decision have been struck down in three different states — Texas, North Carolina and Wisconsin. 1,182 more words

Decision Analysis

Day 11

Ida B. Wells… and a history we should know

Ida B. Wells

b.  July 16, 1862 – d. March 25, 1931

Was an amazing woman.

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