Washington University Law Quarterly
This Article reports on the Thirteenth, Fourteenth, and Fifteenth amendments and their legislative evolutions, and also looks at the historical environment in which the equal protection clause was developed, in order to gain an understanding of how that clause was originally read.
John P. Frank and Robert F. Munro,
The Original Understanding of “Equal Protection of the Laws”,
1972 Wash. U. L. Q. 421
Available at: http://openscholarship.wustl.edu/law_lawreview/vol1972/iss3/4