notes test2 - Legislative history- when a bill is recorded...

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Legislative history- when a bill is recorded from a committee report and takes the language -Statement of managers 14 th amendment section 1 No person shall be deprived of anything without due process of law For a state to deny a civil liberty (a bill of rights protection) by passing and or enforcing a prejudicial law (a law that denies someone of rights) would be to deny a person of life, liberty, and or property, without due process of law To cut down a civil liberty, must do so for good cause and in an appropriate manner Selective incorporation- Old tst for incorporation- Implicit in ordered liberty? Equal protection= substantive due process Protecting classes of people Law treats citizens unequally Three classification with activity in courts relating to equal protectio. From least problematic to most -traditional or economic classification- lowest priority classification ordinary scrutiny tests 1. is there a legitimate state interest -quasi suspect clarification- gender issues intermediate scrutiny regulation must be substantially related to an important state objective
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suspect clarification- most important category -is it a necessary regulation- absolutely essential -compelling state interest? -crafted very narrowly? In order to throw out a regulation, state must prove that the discrimination involved is intentional that they are trying to deprive people of liberty. Three things are ordinary, quasi suspect, and suspect Anything based SOLELY on race triggers strict scrutiny BOCKY know him 2 questions on the next exam from this tape 10/21 Supreme court decides which cases it should hear 2 kinds of appeal
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