Equal_Protection___Flow_Chart

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Strict Scrutiny :   Nexus between 1. Compelling Gov’t interest? a. Race as basis to achieve =  never  legitimate b. Greater than legit gov’t int. c. Pressing public necessity d. Remedy the past. i. location (City of Richmond v. Croson ) e. Exceptions:  i. Public necessity [war]; Korematsu ii. Higher educ., esp. law. Grutter . 2. Narrowly tailored? To must meet/accomplish  compelling gov’t interest:  i. By least restrictive means; ii. No race-neutral alternatives (good faith  consideration made) City of Richmond v.   Croson iii. Do not have to exhaust all conceivable options.  Grutter . iv. Do not have to provide opp for ea individ or  every race. Grutter . Discriminatory   Application :    Note:  Distinguish b/t  INTENT Proof facially  neutral statute is  applied in  discriminatory  fashion Yick Wo  – fact  investigation  required McCleskey  –  shd  have argued  prosecutorial  discretion result: 
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This note was uploaded on 04/26/2010 for the course LAW 100 taught by Professor Whaley during the Spring '10 term at John Marshall Law School.

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