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 Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Amendments to the Constitution of the United States.
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.
Early on, the Supreme Court limited the reach of the Amendment by holding in the Slaughterhouse Cases (1871) that the "privileges and immunities" clause was limited to "privileges and immunities" granted to citizens by the federal government.
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 Twenty-sixth Amendment - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Twenty-sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution - grants suffrage to those eighteen years of age and older.
Twenty-sixth Amendment of the Constitution of Ireland - permitted the state to ratify the Nice Treaty.
This is a disambiguation page: a list of articles associated with the same title.
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 Twenty-sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Congress and the state legislatures felt increasing pressure to pass the Constitutional amendment because of the Vietnam War, in which many young men who were ineligible to vote were conscripted to fight, and died.
Amendment XXVI (the Twenty-sixth Amendment) of the United States Constitution states:
The right of citizens of the United States, who are eighteen years of age or older, to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of age.
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 Twenty-seventh Amendment to the United States Constitution - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This amendment to the United States Constitution provides that any change in the salary of members of Congress may only take effect after the next general election.
Categories: Amendments to the United States Constitution
The push for ratification began in earnest, and the amendment was finally ratified a decade later on May 5, 1992, when it was approved by the legislature of Alabama, the 38th state to assent, there being 50 states in the Union at the time.
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 Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Amendments to the Constitution of the United States.
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.
Early on, the Supreme Court limited the reach of the Amendment by holding in the Slaughterhouse Cases (1871) that the "privileges and immunities" clause was limited to "privileges and immunities" granted to citizens by the federal government.
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 Twenty-first Amendment to the United States Constitution - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Amendment XXI (the Twenty-first Amendment) to the United States Constitution repealed the Eighteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which had mandated nationwide Prohibition.
The eighteenth article of amendment to the Constitution of the United States is hereby repealed.
The Twenty-first was passed by the United States Congress on February 20, 1933 and was fully ratified by December 5, 1933.
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 Election Law @ Moritz - e-Book (Part 1: Voter Eligibility)
The Twenty-Sixth Amendment states that the right of any citizen who is eighteen years of age or older may not be abridged or denied by the United States or any state on account of age.
According to the Court, states have the power under Article I, §2 of the Constitution to determine qualifications of their own voters in state and local elections except to the extent that other amendments to the Constitution have limited that power.
Nevertheless, a state statute limiting the right to vote in primaries to those eighteen years of age and older did not violate the Twenty-Sixth Amendment.
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 JOLICOEUR v. MIHALY (1971) 5 C3d 565
On June 30, 1971, Ohio became the 38th state to ratify the Twenty-sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution, and it became law.
Section 1 of the Twenty-sixth Amendment provides: "The right of citizens of the United States, who are eighteen years of age or older, to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of age." (Italics added.)
To the state's claim that soldiers could "take over" a small town near the base, the court responded firmly: "`Fencing out' from the franchise a sector of the population because of the way they may vote is constitutionally impermissible." (Id, at p.
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 The Ultimate Corwin amendment - American History Information Guide and Reference
The Corwin amendment was and remains a proposed amendment to the United States Constitution offered by Ohio Congressman Thomas Corwin during the closing days of the 2nd Session of the 36th Congress as House Joint Resolution No. 80.
With 50 states currently in the Union, approval by the legislatures of 38 states is required for constitutional amendments — specifically as regards the Corwin amendment, 36 more in addition to those two whose previous ratifications remain valid.
The amendment is known to have been considered for ratification in several additional states including Kentucky, New York, and Connecticut where it was either rejected or died in committee under neglect as other pressing wartime issues came to preoccupy the nation's attention.
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 COMMENT
On appeal, two issues came before the Supreme Court: (1) whether a work-related search constituted an exception to the warrant and probable cause requirements of the Fourth Amendment, and (2) how courts should balance the competing interests of the agency-employer and the government employee in deciding whether the search was reasonable under the circumstances.
The amendments make it criminal for a person to intentionally access an electronic communication without authorization; to go beyond the authorization when accessing the communication; to "intentionally obtain" a communication; or, to alter or prevent authorized access to a communication.
State courts should not exclude E-mail from the purview of their analogous state statutes simply because those statutes neglect to mention the words "electronic mail." Such a narrow reading of state statutes effectively resolves the issue in favor of employers by ignoring state legislative intent.
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 99-1385 -- Schaeffer v. Clinton -- 02/13/2001
The Twenty-Seventh Amendment to the United States Constitution provides that "[n]o law, varying the compensation for the services of the Senators and Representatives, shall take effect, until an election of Representatives shall have intervened." The so-called "compensation amendment" was originally proposed in the First Congress on June 8, 1789, by James Madison.
A federal court cannot pronounce any statute, either of a state or of the United States, void, because irreconcilable with the constitution, except as it is called upon to adjudge the legal rights of litigants in actual controversies.
United States House of Representatives, 525 U.S. 316, 328­34 (1999), in which the plaintiffs established standing by presenting persuasive statistical evidence demonstrating the dilution of their political influence (i.e., the power of their votes) resulting from the likely loss of congressional districts in their states.
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 The Constitution of the United States of America
--------------------------------------------------------------------------- Appeals From State Courts to the Supreme Court The clause of the Amendment prohibiting the re-examination of any fact found by a jury is not restricted in its application to suits at common law tried before juries in courts of the United States.
United States,\34\ the Court ruled that the Amendment requires trial by jury in civil actions to determine liability for civil penalties under the Clean Water Act, but not to assess the amount of penalty.
Federal statutes prohibiting courts of the United States from sustaining suits in equity where the remedy was complete at law served to guard the right of trial by jury and were liberally construed.
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 The U.S. Constitution Online - USConstitution.net
Imposts, laid by any State on Imports or Exports, shall be for the Use of the Treasury of the United States; and all such Laws shall be subject to the Revision and Controul of the Congress.
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.
Adjournment) shall be presented to the President of the United States; and before the Same shall take Effect, shall be approved by him, or being disapproved by him, shall be repassed by two thirds of the Senate and House of Representatives, according to the Rules and Limitations prescribed in the Case of a Bill.
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 Twenty-second Amendment to the United States Constitution
This article shall be inoperative unless it shall have been ratified as an amendment to the Constitution by the legislatures of three-fourths of the several States within seven years from the date of its submission to the States by the Congress.
The only president, as of 2005, to have been eligible to serve more than eight years under the amendment was Lyndon Johnson.
George Washington, the first President of the United States, is often said to have established the tradition of limiting service as President to two terms only.
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 Ratification of the Twenty-First Amendment of the Constitution... - BROWN, EVERETT S.
Ratification of the Twenty-First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States: State Convention Records and Laws.
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It was repealed in 1933 with the passage of the Twenty-First amendment.
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 The Constitution of the United States of America
While recognizing that ``it approaches the verge'' of the State's constitutional power, still, Justice Black thought, the transportation was a form of ``public welfare legislation'' which was being extended ``to all its citizens without regard to their religious belief.''\44\ ``It is undoubtedly true that children are helped to get to church schools.
The dissent by Justices White and Stewart and Chief Justice Burger rejected both the constitutional and the statutory basis.
In the first, the religious classes were conducted during regular school hours in the school building by outside teachers furnished by a religious council representing the various faiths, subject to the approval or supervision of the superintendent of schools.
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 Coleman v. Miller - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Thus far in American history, the 21st Amendment is the only one that was submitted to special ratifying conventions assembled in the states rather than to the state legislatures for ratification.
Gloss—formed the basis of the belated and unusual ratification of the 27th Amendment.
This decision—which modified the 1921 ruling in Dillon v.
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 United States Bill of Rights - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Congressional Compensation Amendment fared even worse, passing only six states, but was revived in the 1980s and eventually ratified in 1992 as the Twenty-Seventh Amendment to the United States Constitution.
In the United States, the Bill of Rights is the term for the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution.
The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the states, are reserved to the states respectively, or to the people.
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 Category:U.S. Constitution - What-Means.com
Separation of powers under the United States Constitution
Preemption of state and local laws in the United States
List of unsuccessful attempts to amend the U.S. Constitution
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 FindLaw: Cases and Codes: U.S. Constitution
Twenty-Third Amendment - Presidential Electors for the District of Columbia
Twentieth Amendment - Commencement of the Terms of the President, Vice President and Members of Congress.
Twenty-First Amendment - Repeal of the Eighteenth Amendment
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His arrival in the United States for medical treatment spurred Iranian hooligans to seize the United States embassy in Teheran, taking its personnel hostage.
1851: Sioux Indian chiefs sign a treaty with the United States government, ceding all Sioux lands in Iowa and some lands in Minnesota to the United States.
They also contend, "That these United States are and of right ought to be free and independent states." Please see entry for 4 July 1776.
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 Close Up Foundation Civics Education Youth and Politics
The Twenty-sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution granting 18-year-olds the right to vote was ratified on July 1, 1971.
Twenty-sixth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution is ratified.
Passage of the amendment grew out of many young people’s objection to the fact that, although they were old enough to fight and die in the Vietnam War, they could not use the ballot box to voice their opinions about international and domestic issues and political leaders.
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 4kids-01.htm
Following the ratification of the Twenty-sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution giving 18-year-olds the right to vote in federal elections, all but a few states lowered their age of majority to 18, including California.
Until fairly recently, the age of majority was set at the age of 21 in most states.
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