The Equal Protection Law & Equal but Separate Doctrine(100% original+ reference) - 75785

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1.      Interpretations of the Equal Protection Clause

The Equal Protection Clause came into being as the Fourteenth Amendment of the Constitution since 1968. The amendment is very simple and says that “No state should deny equal protection of the laws, to any person within its jurisdiction”. Although it was brought about  to prevent the oppression of the African-American race in the southern states after the Civil War. However, how could the habits of a lifetime change over a law passed by the Congress. The Law was used less and less and both the White and the black American was comfortable in the impotency of the Equal Protection Act. In 1927, Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes said that it is the last resort and no court treated it seriously.

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