Petition of the day

Petition of the dayThe petition of the day is: Rothe Development, Inc. v. U.S. Department of Defense 16-1239 Issues: (1) Whether a statutory program that requires an agency to distribute benefits to “socially disadvantaged individuals,” and defines “socially disadvantaged” in terms of membership in certain racial minority groups, classifies on the basis of race and is thus subject to […]

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Petition of the day

The petition of the day is:

16-1239

Issues: (1) Whether a statutory program that requires an agency to distribute benefits to “socially disadvantaged individuals,” and defines “socially disadvantaged” in terms of membership in certain racial minority groups, classifies on the basis of race and is thus subject to strict scrutiny; and (2) whether a statute that may not classify exclusively on the basis of race, but uses race as a factor in determining eligibility for benefits, is subject to strict scrutiny.

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