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" We doubt very much whether any action of a State not directed, by way of discrimination, against the negroes as a class, or on account of their race, will ever be held to come within the purview of this provision. "
Proceedings of the ... Annual Meeting of the Alabama State Bar Association - Page 192
by Alabama State Bar Association - 1903
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Property Rights in the Age of Enterprise, Volume 2

James W. Ely - Law - 1997 - 426 pages
...Miller also interpreted the equal protection clause quite narrowly, noting, "We doubt very much whether any action of a State not directed by way of discrimination against the negroes as a class, or on account of their race, will ever be held to come within the purview of this...
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Lift Every Voice: African American Oratory, 1787-1900

Philip Sheldon Foner, Robert J. Branham, Robert Branham - History - 1998 - 925 pages
...amendment, Congress was authorized to enforce it by suitable legislation. We doubt very much whether any action of a state not directed by way of discrimination against the Negroes as a class, or on account of their race, will ever be held to come within the purview of this...
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Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution Authorizing Congress to ..., Volume 4

United States, United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary - Constitutional amendments - 1999 - 152 pages
...the Slaughterhouse Cases, 83 US (16 Wall.) 36 (1873), noted that any "action of a state not directly by way of discrimination against the [N]egro as a class, or on account of their race, will ever be held to come within [its] purview." Yet, time and practice have transformed...
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Landmark Supreme Court Cases: A Reference Guide

Donald E. Lively - Law - 1999 - 374 pages
...to any form of discrimination not based on race. In its own words, the Court found it unlikely that "any action of a State not directed by way of discrimination against the Negroes as a class, or on account of their race, will ever be held to come within the purview of this...
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Race, Voting, Redistricting, and the Constitution: Alternative redistricting ...

Marsha Jean Tyson Darling, Marsha Darling - Political Science - 2001 - 384 pages
...African-Americans' recent political progress. 24s. s3 US (16 WalLl 36 (1s73l. We doubt very much whether any action of a State not directed by way of discrimination against the negroes as a class, or on account of their race, will ever be held to come within the purview of this...
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Justice of Shattered Dreams: Samuel Freeman Miller and the Supreme Court ...

Michael A. Ross - History - 2003 - 350 pages
...economic regulatory measures. "We doubt very much," Miller wrote of the equal protection clause, "whether any action of a State not directed by way of discrimination against the negroes as a class, or on account of their race, will ever be held to come within purview of this provision....
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Equal Protection: Rights and Liberties Under the Law

Francis Graham Lee - Law - 2003 - 383 pages
...and hardship against them as a class, was the evil to be remedied. . . . We doubt very much whether any action of a State not directed by way of discrimination against the negroes as a class, or on account of their race, will ever be held to come within the purview of this...
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Constitutional Government: The American Experience

James A. Curry, Richard B. Riley, Richard M. Battistoni - Civil rights - 2003 - 625 pages
...Amendment was to protect blacks against state-sponsored discrimination: "We doubt very much whether any action of a State not directed by way of discrimination against the negroes as a class, or on account of their race, will ever be held to come within the purview of this...
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The Common Law Tradition: A Collective Protrait Of Five Legal Scholars

George W. Liebmann - Law - 367 pages
..."Egalitarianism and the Warren Court," Kurland noted the Court's doubt, in the Slaughterhouse Cases, that "any action of a State not directed by way of discrimination against the negroes as a class, or on account of their race, will ever be held to come within the purview of this...
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The Judicial Branch

Kermit L. Hall, Kevin T. McGuire - Political Science - 2005 - 579 pages
...designed only to insure equal treatment for formerly enslaved African Americans. He doubted "whether any action of a State not directed by way of discrimination against the negroes as a class, or on account of their race, will ever be held to come within the purview of this...
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