Susan Taylor Hansen
A practicing attorney in Rochester, Minnesota.
Women Under the Law
Articles/Essays – Volume 12, No. 2
Dialogue 12.2 (Summer 1979): 82–91
Any constitutional amendment unavoidably casts a shadow of uncertaintyover its future interpretation and implementation. The Fourteenth Amendment, for example, has far exceeded the originally perceived purpose—elevating thestatus of blacks—and has come to serve as a tool of justice for many oppressedpersons and groups.