A New Birth of Freedom: The Forgotten History of the 13th, 14th and 15th Amendments
Publication Date: January 2004
Publisher(s): Brennan Center for Justice
Special Collection: The Joyce Foundation
Keywords: Federal Jurisprudence; Civil Rights; State Autonomy
This paper aims to revive the memory of the New Birth Framers and their work and to debunk the claim that the Courts anti-equality agenda has any support in the history of the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments.