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make rights contained in the Bill of Rights applicable to the states.

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The source of authority cited by the Supreme Court for applying the Bill of Rights to the states is?

the fourteenth amendment to the constitution


What amendment has the Incorporation Clause?

None of the Amendments to the US Constitution refer to incorporation directly; however, the US Supreme Court has interpreted the Fourteenth Amendment Due Process and Equal Protection Clauses to apply the Bill of Rights to the States (incorporation). For more information, see Related Questions, below.


List and describe the changes made by the Supreme Court in 1979 towards the constitution in order to make it gender-neutral?

In 1979, the Supreme Court adopted the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment of the Constitution. This clause made the amendment more gender-neutral. The Supreme Court pushed for gender-appropriate language to be adopted


How did Miranda v Arizona effect the Fourteenth Amendment?

Miranda v. Arizona, (1966) didn't affect the Fourteenth Amendment; the Fourteenth Amendment allowed the US Supreme Court's decision to be applied to the states via the Due Process Clause.


The Supreme Court did not interpret the Fourteenth Amendment as incorporating the Bill of Rights until?

the 1960s


What amendment has been used by the supreme court to overturn many court decisions in order to enforce equal right?

The Fourteenth Amendment has been used by the Supreme Court to overturn many court decisions in order to enforce equal rights. Specifically, the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment has been interpreted to prohibit states from discriminating against individuals based on race, gender, and other protected characteristics. This has led to landmark decisions such as Brown v. Board of Education and Loving v. Virginia.


How is the Constitution like Sacred Scripture?

The Constitution is the law of the United States. It is interpreted by the Supreme Court. Scripture is the law of God and interpreted by the Magisterium.


The women's suffrage movement wanted a constitutional amendment because?

The Supreme Court ruled against efforts to apply the Fourteenth Amendment to women


Which legal case saw the Supreme Court apply the Fourteenth Amendment's equal protection clause?

The 15th amendment


What role did the U.S supreme court play in ending reconstruction?

The Court restricted the scope of the Fourteenth Amendment by leaving its enforcement up to the states.


What other groups have turned to the Supreme Court to protect their Civil Rights?

Bill of Rights and The Fourteenth Amendment.


What other groups have turned to the Supreme Court to protect their civil right?

Bill of Rights and The Fourteenth Amendment.