Tag Archives: strict scrutiny

Jessica C. Furst, Election Law: “Three’s a Crowd”: Supreme Court Protection for the Two-Party System

58 Fla. L. Rev. 921 (2006) | | | | TEXT :: Oklahoma’s semiclosed primary law permits a political party to invite voters registered as Independent to vote in that party’s primary election. The Libertarian Party of Oklahoma (LPO) notified … Continue reading

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Heidi Kitrosser, Containing Unprotected Speech

57 Fla. L. Rev. 843 (2005) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: The Supreme Court long has deemed a few categories of speech so harmful and so lacking in value as to be unworthy of First Amendment protection. Under this … Continue reading

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Diane Lourdes Dick, Constitutional Law: Reaffirming Every Floridian’s Broad and Fundamental Right to Privacy

56 Fla. L. Rev. 447 (2004) | | | | TEXT :: In 1999, the Florida Legislature passed the Parental Notice of Abortion Act (the Act), which required minors seeking an abortion to either notify a parent prior to the … Continue reading

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David Crump, The Narrow Tailoring Issue in The Affirmative Action Cases: Reconsidering the Supreme Court’s Approval in Gratz and Grutter of Race-Based Decision-Making by Individualized Discretion

56 Fla. L. Rev. 483 (2004) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: The Supreme Court’s doctrine known as strict scrutiny is divided into two elements. First, there is the requirement that a State identify a “compelling governmental interest” that supports … Continue reading

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Dennis J. Shields, A Response to Professor Crump’s Narrow Tailoring Analysis of Grutter: Does It Matter How Many Angels Can Dance on the Head of a Pin?

56 Fla. L. Rev. 761 (2004) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: On occasion the Supreme Court is faced with a conflict between important public values. The two cases contesting race-conscious admissions decision-making at the University of Michigan placed the … Continue reading

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Marisa Lopez, Constitutional Law: Lowering the Standard of Strict Scrutiny

56 Fla. L. Rev. 841 (2004) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: Respondents adopted a law school admissions policy that considered, among other factors, applicants’ race and ethnicity. The admissions policy was designed to achieve the educational benefits of a … Continue reading

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