Comparative Public Law Case Study

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Symbiosis Law School, Pune (Constituent Symbiosis International Deemed University) Accredited by NAAC( UGC) with grade ‘A’ Post graduate department of law Pune Comparative public Law - I First Assignment “DISCUSS THE “EQUAL PROTECTION CLAUSE WITH RESPECT TO “14 TH AMENDMENT OF THE U.S CONSTITUTION AND ANAYLZE WITH RESPECT TO EVOLUTION OF FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS” SUBMITTED BY SHREYA CHAURASIA L.L.M .I ST SEMESTER ROLL NO. 64 PRN-15010143064 [2015-2016] Introduction “No person deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law... Amendment V .”Nor shall any state deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws. Amendment XIV One of philosophical foundations of the American democracy…show more content…
Under the new protection clause , the supreme court has used the equal protection clause to scrutinize closely any state law or practice that discriminates among groups in their enjoyment of fundamental rights. The equal protection clause “creates no substantive rights”. But is concerned with substantial equality. It is addressed to the legislator , and makes demands to content of the laws enacted. Instead embodies the general rule that government must treat like cases alike but unlike cases accordingly. The “Equal Protection Component ”of Fifth

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