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ACLU Panel on DC Statehood
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9/8/2009
When: 9/8/2009
12:00 - 2:00 PM
Where: Room 201, Building 39
UDC-DCSL
Washington, District of Columbia 
Contact: Dagoverto Zavala, Jr.

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Q:  Does the 14th Amendment apply to residents of the District of Columbia???
 
A:  No. "The Fifth Amendment, which is applicable in the District of Columbia, does not contain an equal protection clause as does the Fourteenth Amendment which applies to the states." Bolling v. Sharpe, 347 U.S. 497, 499 (1954)
 
Learn about this and other important legal facets of DC's lack of statehood concerning issues such as medical marijuana, needle exchange programs, prisoner incarceration/rehabilitation, same-sex marriage, self-determination, collecting and spending local taxes, and many more!!!
 
Tuesday, September 8th *** 12pm - 2pm *** Room 201
Sponsored by the ACLU of DC's Public Law School and the Drug Policy Reform Group.
Speaker(s) from the ACLU of the National Capital Area. ***LUNCH PROVIDED!

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