Rational basis review has been in trouble for a while. For at least the past 35 years it has been constantly criticised for being 'empty', 'toothless', inconsistent and incoherent. Despite its doubtful pedigree, litigants continue to rely on it and the courts refuse to alter the test to answer their critics. This essay is one more in a long lineage of attempts to figure out what is wrong with rational basis review and propose a way forward.
Kellermann, J.H.; Du Toit, P.J.(Pretoria : The Government Printer, 1936)
(1) The distribution of sulphur was determined in the tissues of
three groups of young rats. One was fed a modified Osborne-Mendel
low protein basal diet, one the basal diet supplemented with 0.8 per
cent. of elementary ...
Myburgh, S.J. (Susanna Johanna); DuToit, ]. de V.; South Africa. Dept. of Agricultural Technical Services; Tustin, R.C.; De Lange, M.; Reinecke, R.K.; Walker, Jane B.; De Kock, V.E.(Pretoria : Government Printer, 1970)
Evidence is put [orward showing that continuous excessive intakes of magnesium sulphate by sheep,
for example in dnnking water, may result in losses of calcium from the body. However, when the intakes
of both these ...
Prozzi, Jolanda; Hong, Feng; Prozzi, J.A. (Jorge)(SATC, 2007-07)
Paper presented at the 26th Annual Southern African Transport Conference 9 - 12 July 2007 "The challenges of implementing policy?", CSIR International Convention Centre, Pretoria, South Africa. ABSTRACT:The allocation of ...