14th Amendment

  • Birthright Citizenship in a Lone Star State of Mind

    … for Texas’s recognition of either. A legal challenge against this practice has been brought – Serna, et al. v. Texas Dept. of State Health Services. Allegations made in that Complaint include unconstitutional deprivation of 14th Amendment guarantees of Due Process and Equal Protections of Law, violation of the Supremacy Clause of the U.S…

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  • The Evolution of the Rights of Same-Sex Married Couples in Bankruptcy Court

    … On June 26, 2013, the Supreme Court heard arguments challenging the constitutionality of DOMA in the case United States v. Windsor.4SCOTUS ruled that Section 3 of the law defining marriage as only between members of the opposite sex was unconstitutional as it denied equal protection of the laws to same-sex couples as required by the 14th Amendment…

    Ronald D. Weiss, PC- 40 readers -

    … Amendment (and, by extension, Heller) does apply to the respective states, through the 14th Amendment, and is not merely limited to checking laws issued by the federal government. 561 U.S. 742 (2010). All Over the Place Critically though, the Heller Court did not specify the level of scrutiny to be applied to such laws (be it strict scrutiny…

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