Communities in the Balance: Comments on Koch

Stephen E. Gottlieb

Albany Law School


Houston Law Review, Vol. 37, p. 711, 2000

Explores the theoretical relationship of interests and rights and tries to put Koch's entry (Charles H. Koch, Jr., A Community of Interest in the Due Process Calculus, 37 Hous. L. Rev. (2000)) into a long-standing debate over balancing into proper perspective.

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Keywords: Balancing, Categorization, Compelling government interests, Constitutional law, Discrimination , Equal protection, First Amendment, Fundamental rights, Interpretation, Jurisprudence, Negative rights, Positive rights, Rehnquist Court, State Action, Strict scrutiny, Supreme Court

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Date posted: April 9, 2009 ; Last revised: March 18, 2010

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Gottlieb, Stephen E., Communities in the Balance: Comments on Koch (2000). Houston Law Review, Vol. 37, p. 711, 2000. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1375110

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