One of the legacies of the Warren era was the development of a strict standard of judicial review in certain cases brought under the equal protection clause of the fourteenth amendment. Once the Court determined that a fundamental interest had been infringed or denied, the new equal protection analysis required that the challenged statute pass a "compelling interest" test, or be found in violation of the fourteenth amendment. Various interests have been recognized as fundamental and afforded special protection by the Court.
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