Suja A. Thomas


The article focuses on the theories of nonincorporation of the Bill of Rights by the Supreme Court of Notre Dame in the case McDonald v. Chicago. It states that several rights including the Second Amendment right, the Fifth Amendment grand jury right and the Seventh Amendment civil jury trial right was not incorporated against states prior to the McDonald case. It discusses the theories of incorporation of rights based on liberty and justice.



To view the content in your browser, please download Adobe Reader or, alternately,
you may Download the file to your hard drive.

NOTE: The latest versions of Adobe Reader do not support viewing PDF files within Firefox on Mac OS and if you are using a modern (Intel) Mac, there is no official plugin for viewing PDF files within the browser window.