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The Rational Basis Test

Under the due process clause of the Fourteenth Amendment, we have strict scrutiny for laws that interfere with fundamental rights, but for non-fundamental rights are protected by something called the rational basis test. As a form of judicial review, the rational basis test ensures that all laws both serve a legitimate governmental purpose and are reasonably related to said purpose. How has the rational basis test changed over time? Does it still serve its intended purpose? Professor Jeffrey Jackson of Washburn School of Law explores the development of this baseline test over the past 138 years. https://youtube.com/watch?v=MhOuTderNC4

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