Tears For Tiers on the Rehnquist Court

U of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law, Vol. 4, p. 350, 2002

22 Pages Posted: 9 Apr 2009 Last revised: 18 Mar 2010

Stephen E. Gottlieb

Albany Law School

Date Written: , 2002

Abstract

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.

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

Suggested Citation

Gottlieb, Stephen E., Tears For Tiers on the Rehnquist Court (, 2002). U of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law, Vol. 4, p. 350, 2002. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1375104

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