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Unformatted text preview: court said even though they are not citizens of the U.S, nor Texas, they are in fact still human beings so they deserve the Fourteenth Amendments protection rights. “Denial of an education to plaintiffs posed an affront to one of the goals of the Equal Protection Clause , which was the abolition of governmental barriers presenting unreasonable obstacles to advancement on the basis of individual merit.” Courtney Smith Kathryn Johnson Randy DeJesus Professor King Con Law 4200 12/2/10 Holding: The courts ruling on this case was 5 against 4. By denying those children a public education inside of certain borders, the State would be making a class of uneducated children....
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- Fall '10
- Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, Courtney Smith Kathryn, Kathryn Johnson Randy