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Scrutiny

scrutiny n

pl: -nies
: searching study or inquiry
;specif
: judicial investigation of the constitutionality of a statutory classification of persons under the equal protection clause of the U.S. Constitution see also intermediate , strict scrutiny compare rational basis test


Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.