The federal organic laws began on the first page of the
provisions that were not repugnant to the organic laws of Missouri
ORGANIC LAW OF THE FRAMERS OF THE FOURTEENTH AMENDMENT
various acts of Congress, formed the territorial organic law of sixteen
Northwest Ordinance's enduring status as federal organic law.
incorporated into the organic law of almost all of the territories
source of binding organic law akin to a constitution.
derived from state organic law) under the Due Process Clause, the rights
The other three sources of the official organic law of the United
the organic law of the United States but also an expression of the
organic law protected by the state constitutions of the original
thirteen states, an expression of the organic law that extended to the