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Doctrinal disorder haunts a generation of Supreme Court decisions construing and applying the strands of the fourteenth amendment.1 But in a confusion contest between the Court and academic writers on constitutional law, picking a winner would be no simple task. Those of us in the academy, despite our comparatively ample time for reflection, have long resisted discussion of fundamental issues.


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