Inenforcing the equal protection clause william d araiza offers a unique understanding of congresss enforcement power and its relationship to the courts claim to supremacy when interpreting the constitution. Enforcing the equal protection clause congressional power judicial doctrine and constitutional law in this book in enforcing the equal protection clause to enforce the full scope of the constitutional guarantee araizas thesis reconciles the supreme courts ultimate role in interpreting the constitution with congresss . Text the equal protection clause is located at the end of section 1 of the fourteenth amendment 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. Protection clause the so called enforcement power or section 5 power11 judicial doctrine insists that enforcement legislation be congruent and proportional to the constitutional violation congress seeks to remedy 12 in. The court decided that the law was a valid exercise of congresss enforcement power under the equal protections clause of fourteenth amendment because it was aimed at remedying state sponsored discrimination despite an earlier court finding that a literacy test was not in and of itself a violation of the 14th amendment
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