Constitutional Law Keyed to Chemerinsky
Harper v. Virginia State Board of Elections
Virginia levied a poll tax not exceeding $1.50 on every resident of the State 21 years of age or older. Residents challenged the State tax under the Fourteenth Amendment of the Constitution.
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