Slaughterhouse Cases


slaughterhouse cases

(1873), in American history, legal dispute that resulted in a landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision limiting the protection of the privileges and immunities clause of the Fourteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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