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U.S. Term Limits v. Thornton

Docket No.: 93-1456
Argued: November 29, 1994
Decided: May 22, 1995
Consolidated with: No. 93-1828

Topics:

Article 1, Section 2, Paragraph 1: Composition of the House of Representatives, Civil Rights, Federalism, 14th Amendment, 17th Amendment, 4th Amendment, 7th Amendment, Article I, Bill of Rights, Campaign Finance Reform, Commerce Clause, Constitutional Law, Equal Protection Clause, Federalism, First Amendment, Fourteenth Amendment, Guarantee Clause, Ineligibility Clause, Privileges and Immunities Clause, Seventeenth Amendment, Supremacy Clause, Tenth Amendment, murder, pre-emption clause

PartyNames: U.S. TERM LIMITS, INC., et al., Petitioners, v. Ray THORNTON et al. Winston BRYANT, Attorney General of Arkansas, Petitioner, v. Bobbie E. HILL et al.
Petitioner: U.S. Term Limits
Respondent: Ray Thornton

Court Below: THE SUPREME COURT OF ARKANSAS No. 93-1456. Argued November 29, 1994-Decided May
Supreme Court Docket

U.S. Term Limits
v.
Ray Thornton
514 U.S. 779 (1994)
Other Citations: 115 S.Ct. 1842131 L.Ed.2d 881 (514 U.S.
Question:

Can states alter those qualifications for the U.S. Congress that are specifically enumerated in the Constitution?

U.S. Term Limits v. Thornton
ORAL ARGUMENT

November 29, 1994

Holding: affirmed
Decision: Decision: 5 votes for Thornton, 4 vote(s) against
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