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Strict scrutiny

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  1. the most stringent standard of judicial review used by United States courts reviewing federal law

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  2. As applied in Korematsu v. United States, upholding as constitutional the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II, strict scrutiny was limited to instances of de jure discrimination, where a racial classification is written into the lang

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  3. Along with the lower standards of rational basis review and intermediate scrutiny, strict scrutiny is part of a hierarchy of standards courts employ to weigh an asserted government interest against a constitutional right or policy that conflicts with

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  4. applied based on the constitutional conflict at issue, regardless of whether a law or action of the U.S. federal government, a state government, or a local municipality is at issue

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  5. arises in two basic contexts: when a "fundamental" constitutional right is infringed, particularly those listed in the Bill of Rights and those the court has deemed a fundamental right protected by the liberty provision of the 14th Amendment

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