Posts Tagged ‘local governments and federal constitutional rights’

Do Local Governments have Federal Constitutional Rights?

Friday, July 11th, 2014

The United States Constitution includes many provisions that protect persons and entities from government action. For example, the Due Process Clause (Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments) safeguards against arbitrary denial of life, liberty, or property by the government. The Equal Protection Clause (Fourteenth Amendment), prohibits the state from denying any person within its jurisdiction the equal […]