suspect classification

noun

: a statutory classification that is subject to strict scrutiny by the judiciary of its consistency with constitutional equal protection guarantees because it affects a suspect class
also : suspect class

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“Suspect classification.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/suspect%20classification. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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