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THE EQUAL PROTECTION

of the LAWS

A Treatise Based, in the Main, on the Cases in Which
the Supreme Court of the United States Has
Granted or Denied Relief upon the

One Ground or the Other

By HANNIS TAYLOR
Hon. LL. D. of the Universities of Edinburgh and Dublin and of eight

American Universities
Author of The Jurisdiction and Procedure of the Supreme Court of the

United States; International Public Law; The Science of
Jurisprudence” (Presented to the Institute of France, March 13,
1909); The Origin and Growth of the English Constitution; The
Origin and Growth of the American Constitution; Cicero, a
Sketch of His Life and Works. A Commentary on the Roman Con-
stitution and Roman Public Life.Sometime Minister Plenipo-
tentiary of the United States to Spain.

CHICAGO
CALLAGHAN AND COMPANY

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The author dedicates this book

to his son
HANNIS JOSEPH TAYLOR

recently admitted to the bar, and through him to the new generation of American lawyers who will be called upon to defend the ancient constitutional guaranties imbedded in “the law of the land” against the persistent effort now in progress to substitute for them a bureaucratic system based on the deadly assumption that this is no longer "a thorough government of law as contradistinguished to a government of functionaries.”

Quamquam te, Marce fili, ... Cari sunt parentes, cari liberi, propinqui, familiares, sed omnes omnium caritates patria una complexa est, pro qua quis bonus dubitet mortem oppetere, si ei sit profuturus Cicero, De Officiis, I, i, xvii.

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