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The Somewhat Suspect Class: Towards a Constitutional Framework for Evaluating Occupational Restrictions Affecting People with Criminal Records

  • Organization: Journal of Law in Society
  • Author: Miriam Aukerman
  • Document Type: Report
  • Date Created: Monday, July 20, 2009
  • Submitted: Monday, July 20, 2009
  • Attachment(s): PDF

This article explores when and why courts use rational basis review to protect the employment rights of people with criminal records, and then attempts to develop a jurisprudential framework for analyzing the constitutionality of record-based occupational restrictions.

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