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Shapiro v. Thompson

Index Shapiro v. Thompson

Shapiro v. Thompson,, was a Supreme Court decision that helped to establish a fundamental "right to travel" in U.S. law. [1]

20 relations: Aid to Families with Dependent Children, Appeal, Boston, Chilling effect, Connecticut, Constitutionality, Dorchester, Boston, Equal Protection Clause, Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, Hartford, Connecticut, Law of the United States, Lawsuit, Lawyers' Edition, LexisNexis, List of United States Supreme Court cases, volume 394, Pregnancy, Single parent, Supreme Court of the United States, United States Bill of Rights, United States District Court for the District of Connecticut.

Aid to Families with Dependent Children

Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) was a federal assistance program in effect from 1935 to 1996 created by the Social Security Act (SSA) and administered by the United States Department of Health and Human Services that provided financial assistance to children whose families had low or no income.

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Appeal

In law, an appeal is the process in which cases are reviewed, where parties request a formal change to an official decision.

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Boston

Boston is the capital city and most populous municipality of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States.

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Chilling effect

In a legal context, a chilling effect is the inhibition or discouragement of the legitimate exercise of natural and legal rights by the threat of legal sanction.

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Connecticut

Connecticut is the southernmost state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.

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Constitutionality

Constitutionality is the condition of acting in accordance with an applicable constitution; the status of a law, a procedure, or an act's accordance with the laws or guidelines set forth in the applicable constitution.

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Dorchester, Boston

Dorchester (colloquially referred to as Dot) is a historic neighborhood comprising more than in Boston, Massachusetts, United States.

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Equal Protection Clause

The Equal Protection Clause is part of the Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution.

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Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution

The Fourteenth Amendment (Amendment XIV) to the United States Constitution was adopted on July 9, 1868, as one of the Reconstruction Amendments.

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Hartford, Connecticut

Hartford is the capital of the U.S. state of Connecticut.

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Law of the United States

The law of the United States comprises many levels of codified and uncodified forms of law, of which the most important is the United States Constitution, the foundation of the federal government of the United States.

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Lawsuit

A lawsuit (or suit in law) is "a vernacular term for a suit, action, or cause instituted or depending between two private persons in the courts of law." A lawsuit is any proceeding by a party or parties against another in a court of law.

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Lawyers' Edition

The United States Supreme Court Reports, Lawyers' Edition, or Lawyers' Edition (L. Ed. and L. Ed. 2d in case citations) is an unofficial reporter of Supreme Court of the United States opinions.

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LexisNexis

LexisNexis Group is a corporation providing computer-assisted legal research as well as business research and risk management services.

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List of United States Supreme Court cases, volume 394

This is a list of all the United States Supreme Court cases from volume 394 of the United States Reports.

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Pregnancy

Pregnancy, also known as gestation, is the time during which one or more offspring develops inside a woman.

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Single parent

A single parent is a parent that parents alone without the other parent's support, meaning this particular parent is the only parent to the child, responsible for all financial, material, and emotional needs.

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Supreme Court of the United States

The Supreme Court of the United States (sometimes colloquially referred to by the acronym SCOTUS) is the highest federal court of the United States.

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United States Bill of Rights

The Bill of Rights is the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution.

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United States District Court for the District of Connecticut

The United States District Court for the District of Connecticut (in case citations, D. Conn.) is the Federal district court whose jurisdiction is the state of Connecticut.

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394 U.S. 618, Shapiro v Thompson.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shapiro_v._Thompson

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