compelling government interest

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  • Government interest, or significant government interest, or compelling government interest, is a concept in law that allows the government to regulate a given matter.
  • A burden can be placed on the exercise of religion if a compelling government interest is pursued in the least restrictive way possible.
  • First, the burden must be necessary for the "furtherance of a compelling government interest."
  • For instance, there has been held to be a compelling government interest in restricting access to unapproved drugs.
  • To pass strict scrutiny review, the law or act must be narrowly tailored to further a compelling government interest.
  • In order to pass strict scrutiny review, the law or act must be narrowly tailored to further a compelling government interest.
  • Strict scrutiny would require a law to be the least restrictive means of furthering a compelling government interest.
  • Travel restrictions must be justified by an important or compelling government interest, and must be narrowly tailored to that end.
  • Accordingly, the law is unconstitutional unless it is narrowly tailored to serve a compelling government interest.
  • These cases were intended to be handled "in secret, closed off from the public" to uphold a "compelling government interest" of national security.
  • The brief encouraged the Court to recognize the protection of animals as a compelling government interest and uphold Section 48.
  • After all the church had invested, the City's actions placed a substantial burden on the churches' religious exercise without presenting a compelling government interest for doing so.
  • The law mandates that the courts protect religious liberty by stating religious freedom can only be limited by the "least restrictive means of furthering a compelling government interest."
  • It found that the Haddad trial did have a compelling government interest of national security but was not narrowly tailored since the government could apply the special interest label to virtually any immigration hearing it wanted.
  • Utah further argued that the filtering requirement ensured that the law was narrowly tailored in order to achieve a "compelling government interest."
  • Under strict scrutiny, a public library's use of filtering software is permissible only if it is narrowly tailored to further a compelling government interest and no less restrictive alternative would serve that interest. Cited from Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA) Ruling
  • If strict scrutiny applies, the government must show that the challenged restriction on speech is narrowly tailored to promote a compelling government interest and that no less restrictive alternative would further that interest. Cited from Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA) Ruling
  • In order to satisfy a strict scrutiny analysis, the Government was required to prove that it was "narrowly tailored to promote a compelling government interest."
  • Where the government draws content-based restrictions on speech in order to advance a compelling government interest, the First Amendment demands the precision of a scalpel, not a sledgehammer. Cited from Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA) Ruling
  • Because the information was given to a state employee in confidence, and because there was no compelling government interest in giving that information to the neighbors, the police violated the family's privacy rights by telling the neighbors of the husband's condition.
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