Meaning of equal protection clause; justification for unequal treatment; unjustified unequal treatment; Fourteenth Amendment focuses on states; Supreme Court interprets Fifth Amendment to apply Equal Protection Clause to the national government; purposes of Equal Protection Clause; concept of subordination; differences between the equality of opportunity and of condition; disparate impact and disparate treatment; inequality of condition and inequality of rights; Congress and state legislatures versus the Supreme Court in regard to laws dealing with disparate impact.
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