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Unformatted text preview: San Antonio Independent School District v. Rodriguez 1973 Sunday, March 16, 2008 7:23 AM Argument: The unequal distribution of funding for schools is a violation of the equal protection clause of the Fourteenth Amendment Education is a fundamental right or liberty Wealth Discrimination "The case comes to us with no definitive description of the classifying facts or delineation of the disfavored class" pp 143 "we find this a particularly inappropriate case in which to subject state action to strict judicial scrutiny" pp 150 Rights reserved to the States under the Constitution "the Texas system is affirmative and reformatory, and…should be scrutinized under judicial principles sensitive to the nature of the State's efforts and to the rights reserved to the States under the Constitution" pp150 Supreme Court held that the state's school financing system based on local property...
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