EQUAL PROTECTION: CASES AND MATERIALS - SECOND EDITION
By Robert C. Farrell & Alison Conroy
Equal Protection, Cases and Materials, Second Edition is a study of the substantive law of equal protection, both under the Fourteenth Amendment as applied against state governments, and under the implied equal protection component of the Fifth Amendment as applied against the federal government. The book focuses on decisions of the United States Supreme Court. It contains carefully edited opinions followed by notes that include explanatory material, commentary, and citations to leading law review articles. The book covers the following topics: rational basis review, racial classifications, the different tiers of review, gender classifications, classifications affecting nonmarital children, classifications of noncitizens, classifications on the basis of sexual orientation, transgender classifications, implied fundamental rights under the Equal Protection Clause, and Congressional power to enforce the Equal Protection Clause.
Robert C. Farrell is in his thirty-seventh year as a Professor at Quinnipiac University School of Law, where he has served twice as Associate Dean and was the founding Director of the Law School’s Summer Program at Trinity College in Dublin. He has taught Contracts, Remedies, Administrative Law, and Equal Protection. Early in his teaching career, he began developing his own course materials for his course on Equal Protection, and those course materials over time have grown into this Equal Protection Casebook. His published articles on Equal Protection have been widely cited by courts, in law review articles, and in practitioners’ briefs. He is a graduate of Harvard Law School.
Alison Conroy serves as Vice President, Marketing Counsel at Synchrony, a premier consumer financial services company headquartered in Stamford, CT. In this role she partners with marketing and communications teams to provide support for campaigns and content, sweepstakes, social media, novel advertising and marketing law issues, copy review, claim substantiation, UDAAP compliance and FTC guidance. She is a graduate of Quinnipiac University School of Law where she was the Notes & Comments Editor for the Quinnipiac Health Law Journal.