Equal_Protection_Lecture

Equal_Protection_Lecture - Equal Protection Clause No state...

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Unformatted text preview: Equal Protection Clause No state shall ... deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws. 14 th Amendment to the US Constitution Standards of Review Standard Government Interest Tailoring Applied to? Strict Scrutiny presumptively invalid Compelling Narrowly Tailored; least restrictive means Suspect Classes Intermediate Scrutiny Important (exceedingly persuasive) Substantially related Quasi Suspect Classes Rational Basis presumptively valid Legitimate Reasonably Related Everything Else Which classifications trigger Strict Scrutiny (suspect class)? Classifications based on: Race National Origin Religion Laws that encumber a Fundamental Right Housing Employment Fair Trial Which classifications trigger Intermediate Scrutiny (quasi-suspect class)?...
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