Equal Protection Chart

Equal Protection Chart - Equal Protection Chart - Classes...

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Equal Protection Chart - Classes and Standard of Review Equal Protection Chart Standard of Review Purpose Classificatio n (Looks at four factors) Other item Cases Race, Alienage, National Origin (RAN) Strict scrutiny of "suspect classes" Must serve a compelling governmental interest. Must be necessary and narrowly tailored . Gender, Illegitimacy (GI) Intermediate or Heightened Scrutiny Must serve important governmental objectives or interest. Court looks at actual purpose of legislation Must be substantially related to achieving govt objectives. Exceedingly persuasive justification J.E.B., Hogan, VMI. Age, Social and economic legislation, illegal aliens, Rational or Reasonable Basis Scrutiny Must serve legitimate government interest. Must be rationally related to purpose. Craig v Boren, STRICT SCRUTINY Legislation, regulation, or administration that purposefully burdens/benefits "suspects" classes or burdens "fundamental" rights. þ
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