Tears For Tiers on the Rehnquist Court
Stephen E. Gottlieb
Albany Law School
U of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law, Vol. 4, p. 350, 2002
Describes the Rehnquist Court's corruption of equal protection doctrine through the medium of the intent test, and compares the strict scrutiny which the Court applies to discrimination against whites with the minimal scrutiny, camouflaged as a finding of lack of intent, which the Court applies to discrimination against blacks.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 22
Keywords: Balancing, Compelling government interests, Constitutional law, Discrimination, Elections, Equality, Fundamental rights, Interpretation, Jurisprudence, Justice Anthony Kennedy, Justice Sandra O'Connor, William Rehnquist, Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas, Supreme Court, Strict scrutiny
Date posted: April 9, 2009 ; Last revised: March 18, 2010