A Brilliant Solution: Inventing the American Constitution by Carol Berkin

By Carol Berkin

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89 C. WRIGHT, THE LAW OF FEDERAL COURTS § 48 (4th ed. 1983). S. 123 (1908). 1538 AMENDMENT 11—SUITS AGAINST STATES court against noncomplying railroads; for this action he was adjudged in contempt. If the Supreme Court had held that the injunction was not impermissible, because the suit was one against the State, there would have been no practicable way for the railroads to attack the statute without placing themselves in great danger. They could have disobeyed it and alleged its unconstitutionality in the enforcement proceedings, but if they were wrong about the statute’s validity the penalties would have been devastating.

Ala. 1903). S. 219 (1911). Justice Holmes, joined by Justice Lurton, dissented on the ground that a State was not forbidden by this Amendment from punishing a breach of contract as a crime. ’’ Id. at 247. 28 Id. at 244. S. 133 (1914). S. 25 (1942). S. 4 (1944). ’’ Id. at 27. 27 219 AMDT. 13—SLAVERY AND INVOLUNTARY SERVITUDE 1557 entering an unsworn denial both of the contract and of the receipt of any cash advancement thereunder, a factor which, the Court emphasized, was no more controlling than the customary rule of evidence in Bailey.

31, 14 Stat. 27 (1866). C. § 1982. 21 Jones v. Alfred H. S. 409, 420–37 (1968). Justices Harlan and White dissented from the Court’s interpretation of the statute. Id. at 449. Chief Justice Burger joined their dissent in Sullivan v. S. 229, 241 (1969). The 1968 Civil Rights Act forbidding discrimination in housing on the basis of race was enacted a brief time before the Court’s decision. Pub. L. No. 90– 284, 82 Stat. C. § 3601–31. 22 Jones v. Alfred H. S. 409, 440–43 (1968). See also City of Memphis v.

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