Slaughterhouse Cases

Participants discussed the legacy of the slaughterhouse cases which dealt with the interpretation of the Fourteenth Amendment. They… read more

Participants discussed the legacy of the slaughterhouse cases which dealt with the interpretation of the Fourteenth Amendment. They focused particularly on the strict interpretation of the “privileges and immunities” clause and how this has led to interpretive conflicts over other parts of the amendment, including the “due process” clause, which impact the boundaries of state versus federal government. They also took questions from the audience. The Supreme Court handed down its decision in the slaughterhouse cases 125 years ago. close

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Slaughterhouse Cases

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Program ID:
103672-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 13, 1998
Last Aired:
Apr 14, 1998

Airing Details

  • Apr 13, 1998 | 12:06pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 14, 1998 | 4:47am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 14, 1998 | 4:50pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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