Katzenbach v. Morgan

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Katzenbach v. Morgan
by the Supreme Court of the United States

Katzenbach v. Morgan, 384 U.S. 641 (1966), was a United States Supreme Court case regarding the power of Congress, pursuant to Section 5 of the Fourteenth Amendment, to enact laws which enforce and interpret provisions of the Constitution. Excerpted from Katzenbach v. Morgan on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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United States Supreme Court

384 U.S. 641

Katzenbach  v.  Morgan

 Argued: April 18, 1966. --- Decided: June 13, 1966

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Sol. Gen. Thurgood Marshall and J. Lee Rankin, New York City, for appellants.

Alfred Avins, Memphis, Tenn., for appellees.

Rafael Hernandez Colon, Ponce, P.R., for Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, as amicus curiae.

Jean M. Coon, Albany, N.Y., for State of New York, as amicus curiae.

Mr. Justice BRENNAN delivered the opinion of the Court.


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