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94) But in 1978, the Court for the first time confronted the question whether a race-based affirmative action policy benefiting racial minorities was to be subjected to the same strict scrutiny applied to laws that invidiously discriminated against them.
the need to label yourself appropriately before opponents label you invidiously.
4) Boundless tasting: Modern acceptance theory holds that great artistic invidiously images and works are mostly subtle and multi-faceted, bearing as infinite meaning as rich mineral deposits to be discovered by audience generation after generation.
The Act [Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964] requires the elimination of artificial, arbitrary, and unnecessary barriers to employment that operate invidiously to discriminate on the basis of race, and if, as here, an employment practice that operates to exclude Negroes cannot be shown to be related to job performance, it is prohibited, notwithstanding the employer's lack of discriminatory intent.
Priest, the California Supreme Court held that the state's public school financing system violated constitutional principles of equal protection because it invidiously discriminated against the poor in the provision of education--which the court labeled as a "right" and "fundamental interest.
But that has not altered Americans' tendency to generalize invidiously about peoples and countries.
This EU intransigence meant that Iran was being invidiously singled out as the only party to the NPT that was forbidden to have uranium enrichment on its own soil.
23) In previous cases, the Court applied a strict standard to voting regulations that were unrelated to voter qualifications, finding that they invidiously discriminate.
Sharpe, the Court held that the Due Process Clause of the Fifth Amendment contains an equal protection component prohibiting the United States from invidiously discriminating between individuals or groups.
The personified garment is berated for having invidiously kept such a feast from the lover's eyes.
Cummings, the Court alluded that such claims might be justiciable, noting that, "A districting plan may create multimember districts perfectly acceptable under equal population standards, but invidiously discriminatory because they are employed 'to minimize or cancel out the voting strength of racial or political elements of the voting population.