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    Right to Equality and Access to justice : Article 14 provides that the state shall not deny to any person equality before the law or the equal protection of law within the territory of India. Article 14 uses two expressions “ equality before the law” and “ equal protection of law”. Equality before law is taken from England and equal protection of law is taken from American Constitution . both these terms appear same but they have different meaning. Equality before law provides that everybody is equal before law irrespective of position and economic resources, on the other hand equal protection of law provides a helping hand in terms of speial provisions to those who are at less advantageous position. Sot that they could avail the benefits…

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    Guarantee Racial Equality

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    1) Is equality before the law enough to guarantee racial equality? Why or why not? In the contemporary society, we are promised that everyone, no matter what their gender, race, or religion are, share the same rights in front of the law; nevertheless this is a false statement that failed to recognize the complexity of formulation and the implementation processes of the law as well as the interests that the law-makers lie upon by the law that they made. I am going to draw arguments from…

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    you rebel like the main character, Equality 7-2521, in Ayn Rand's novella "Anthem"? In the novella Equality 7-2521's is constantly breaking the laws until his final act of rebellion against the World Council and the collective society. The archetype of a rebel is someone who resists authority and refuses allegiance to the head of their society. This is Equality 7-2521 who always felt different than everyone else and had individual thoughts which are not allowed in a collective society.…

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    Plessy Vs Ferguson

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    The United States Supreme Court decision upholding the constitutionality of state laws requiring racial segregation in public facilities under the doctrine of "separate but equal" took place in 1896 known as the Plessy vs Ferguson act. The Plessy V. Ferguson did not make it to where blacks and whites had all the same rights, but at the time, they thought that it was a good decision. Little did they know, less than a hundred years later would we be trying to integrate white and black schools. It…

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    Even though the French Revolution held many enlightened ideas, it failed to instill advanced ideals such as the rule of the majority, however insured equality before the law and religious tolerance to a larger degree. The French Revolution failed to instill the rule of the majority to the people because Napoleon proclaimed himself emperor for life without giving citizens the choice to vote. To add, The Napoleonic Civil Code of France 1804 didn’t address and include clauses that reinforce the…

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    this country on. The first, equality, was originally interpreted “equality before God” The second, Liberty, meant the “right to shape one’s own life.” Both ideals point to all individuals as having inherent value, and should be given the same opportunities and resources to succeed as everyone else. None of the founding fathers, however, were naïve enough to believe that everyone is literally equal. They understood that not everyone has equal talents, characteristics, abilities, opportunities,…

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    The prospect of growing gender equality engulfed the nation. Women were finally gaining more and more positions of power and although Sandra Day O’Connor to crack the glass ceiling, it took Ruth Bader Ginsburg to shatter it. Although it was a move in the right direction, Hannah Brenner remarks in Rethinking Gender Equality in the Legal Profession’s Pipeline to Power: A Study on Media Coverage of Supreme Court Nominees that “Three women now sit on the Supreme Court of the United States, and a…

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    from columbia law school, to become a staunch courtroom advocate for the fair treatment of women and working with the ACLU's women's rights project. She was appointed by President Carter to the U.S. court of appeals in 1980, and was appointed to the supreme court by president Clinton in 1993. Ruth Joan Bader Ginsburg was born on March 15,1933, in Brooklyn, New York. She was the second daughter of Nathan and Celia Bader, she grew up in a low income, working-class neighborhood in Brooklyn.…

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    indicates an essential loss of freedom, if people are to live. Democratic countries appreciate freedom and commonly believe that laws should not be authoritarian; a slight quantity of order can be surrendered in the name of liberty. I would argue that Democratic societies also anticipate another kind of stability, a intervention between liberty and equality. A sufficient amount of liberty sensibly leads to inequality, resilient or determined individual might obtain more goods and property than…

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    “The purpose that brought the fourteenth amendment into being was equality before the law, and equality, not separation, was written in the law” (Robert Book). According to the Constitution my opinion is that equality is achievable according to amendments one, four, nine, thirteen, fifteen, and nineteen. These amendments shows equality to citizens by allowing people to choose their own religion and you have to have a search warrant to check a person's house just because they look suspicious.…

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