BPA 381 WeeK 4 Constitutional Equality

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BPA 381 WeeK 4 Constitutional Equality


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  1. Resources: Ch. 10 of American Public Policy, Justia US Supreme Court Cases


  1. Write a paper of 700- to 1,050-word on Constitutional equality.

    • Discuss the US Supreme Court opinions in Plessy v. Ferguson (1896), including the dissenting opinion by Justice Harlan, and the Brown v. Board of Education (1954) opinion from a Fourteenth Amendment (1868) legal rights perspective.
    • Discuss the rulings from the US Supreme Court in Civil Rights Cases (1883) and the Heart of Atlanta Motel v. United States (1964) case.
    • Explain the rationale used by the Court for upholding the Civil Rights Act of 1964, but not the Civil Rights Act of 1875.
    • Provide your opinion on the achievement of legislation regarding Constitutional Equality in America for all groups described in Ch. 10.

    Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
    Support your views with at least two academic resources, including one from the University Library.