POL 152 Final Study Guide

POL 152 Final Study Guide - POL 152 Final NO AFFIRMATIVE...

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POL 152 Final NO AFFIRMATIVE ACTION on the final o Carolene Products/importance of Footnote 4 o Definition of a suspect class: discrete, immutable, etc…. o State action – What is it, what is needed, how has this definition changed? See Civil Rights Cases of 1883, Shelley, Moose Lodge o 3 Tiers analysis for discrimination: Rational relations – legitimate state interest, loose fit, etc… Intermediate scrutiny – important state interest, substantially related, why is gender a quasi-suspect class? Strict scrutiny – compelling state interest, narrowly tailored, who is a suspect class and why? o Intent analysis: See Feeney, Washington v. Davis, Gomillion Disproportionate impact vs. intent Rational relations or Strict Scrutiny? What does the plaintiff have to show? o Formal vs. Compensatory ideas of Equality Political equality Social equality Economic equality o What is the American consensus on these 3 areas of equality?
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This note was uploaded on 12/01/2011 for the course POL 152 taught by Professor Gates during the Fall '10 term at UC Davis.

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POL 152 Final Study Guide - POL 152 Final NO AFFIRMATIVE...

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