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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 62

13. Amasa M. Eaton, The Suffrage Clause of the New Constitution of Louisiana (Cambridge, MA: Harvard Law Review, 1899). (17 p.)

Critique of sections in Louisiana’s new constitution designed specifically to disfranchise African Americans. The author believes that these sections violate the Fifteenth Amendment and predicts that eventually they will be declared unconstitutional by the U.S. Supreme Court