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1

What does strict scrutiny apply to?

  1. Race
  2. Alienage
  3. National origin

2

What is de jure segregation

Segregation by law

3

What is de factor segregation

Segregation that is not legally required, but happens through private choice

4

Justifications for affirmative action

  1. remedying the effects of past or present discrimination in a particular institution; and

  2. achieving a diverse student body in an institute of higher education. 

5

What level of scruntiny is required for affirmative action based on race?

Strict scrutiny

6

What level of scruntiny is required for affirmative action based on gender?

Intermediate scrutiny

7

What suspect classifications get strict scrutiny?

  • Alienage (if states do it)
  • Domestic travel
  • National origin
  • Race
  • Voting

8

What suspect classifications get intermediate scrutiny?

  • Gender
  • Illegitimacy
  • Undocumented alien children

9

What suspect classifications get rational basis?

  • Age
  • Alienage (if federal gov't does it)
  • Disability
  • Sexual orientation
  • Wealth
  • All else

10

What scrunity for affirmative action based on gender?

Intermediate scrutiny