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1 Notre Dame L. 150 (1925--1926)


The assertion of intrinsic, God given rights correlated with the decline of monarchical power. The United States’ understanding that all men and women are endowed with unalienable rights was a long and hard-fought conclusion. However, this article argues that the Bill of Rights has gradually changed from being the bold guardian of individual liberty originally envisioned. Ironically, this change can be attributed to the courts and the legislature.



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