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" States; and such citizens of every race and color, without regard to any previous condition of slavery or involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall have the same right in every State... "
The Voter's Text Book, Comprising a Collection of the Most Important ... - Page 289
by James M. Hiatt - 1868 - 382 pages
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Mastering Diversity: Managing for Success Under ADA & Other Anti ...

James Walsh - Business & Economics - 1995 - 474 pages
...declared to be citizens of the United States; and such citizens, of every race and color.. .shall have the same right, in every State and Territory in the United States, to make and enforce contracts... as is enjoyed by white citizens, and shall be subject to like punishment, pains, and penalties, and...
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The Supreme Court, Race, and Civil Rights: From Marshall to Rehnquist

Abraham L. Davis, Barbara Luck Graham - Political Science - 1995 - 483 pages
...and enforce contracts, to sue, be parties, give evidence, and to the full and equal benefit of all laws and proceedings for the security of person and property as is enjoyed by white citizens, declares, in sect. 16, that they "shall be subject to like punishment, pains, penalties, taxes, licenses,...
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Shades of Freedom: Racial Politics and Presumptions of the American Legal ...

A. Leon Higginbotham Jr. - Social Science - 1998 - 352 pages
...citizens, of every race and color, without regard to any previous condition of slavery . . . shall have the same right, in every State and Territory in the United...person and property, as is enjoyed by white citizens. The statute also had an "equal protection" core with declarations that all citizens: "shall be subject...
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The Jurisprudential Vision of Justice Antonin Scalia

David Andrew Schultz, Christopher E. Smith - Law - 1996 - 245 pages
...those? Field refers to the 1866 Civil Rights Act, which lists, among other rights, the rights to make and enforce contracts, to sue, be parties and give...proceedings for the security of person and property (ibid.: 96-7). Field also cited Corfield v. Coryell (1823) in which Justice Washington, seeking to...
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In Search of Equality: The Chinese Struggle against Discrimination in ...

Charles J. McClain - History - 1994 - 385 pages
...persons within the jurisdiction of the United States, Indians not taxed or excepted, shall have the same right in every State and Territory in the United States to make and enforce contracts, to sue, be parties, give evidence, and to the full and equal benefit of all laws and proceedings for the security...
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The Unpublished Opinions of the Rehnquist Court

the late Bernard Schwartz - Law - 1996 - 512 pages
...nevertheless also provided "[t]hat all persons within the jurisdiction of the United States shall have the same right in every State and Territory in the United States to make and enforce contracts " Id., 16, 16 Stat. 144. Section 1 of the 1866 Act, as reenacted by 18 of the 1870 Act, was passed...
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Civic Ideals: Conflicting Visions of Citizenship in U.S. History

Rogers M. Smith - Law - 1997 - 719 pages
...previous condition of slavery or involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall have the...property, and to full and equal benefit of all laws and proceedings for the security of persons and property, as is enjoyed by white citizens, and shall...
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The Supreme Court and American Constitutionalism

Bradford P. Wilson, Ken Masugi - Law - 1998 - 298 pages
...previous condition of slavery or involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for a crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall have the...personal property, and to full and equal benefit of 23Ibid., 7 April 1866, 1832, 1835-36. 24 Ibid., 7 April 1866, 1833. 25 Ibid., 2 March 1866, 1 157;...
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Property Rights in the Age of Enterprise, Volume 2

James W. Ely - Law - 1997 - 426 pages
...without regard to race, color, or previous condition of servitude should have the same rights "to make and enforce contracts, to sue, be parties, and give...security of person and property, as is enjoyed by white citizens."76 The fourteenth amendment was designed in part to "constitutionalize" the 1866 statute,...
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Scenes of Subjection: Terror, Slavery, and Self-making in Nineteenth-century ...

Saidiya V. Hartman, Assistant Professor Department of African American Studies Saidiya V Hartman - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 281 pages
...same right in every State and Territory of the United States to make and enforce contracts, to sue, to be parties and give evidence, to inherit, purchase,...person and property, as is enjoyed by white citizens." However, of particular importance in the congressional debate on equality in general, and the Civil...
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