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    Demonstrate your understanding of the following terms by using them correctly in a paragraph you create. Creativity is encouraged, but not required; a realistic scenario would be best. Do not simply provide a definition for the terms. Terms: narrowly tailored, consent decree, reverse discrimination, strict scrutiny, reasonable basis, under-utilization.

    Terms:
    Narrowly tailored
    Consent decree
    Reverse Discrimination
    Strict scrutiny
    Reasonable basis
    Underutilization

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    Narrowly tailored
    Narrowly tailored means "to carefully draft laws or make policies to address a specific objective without affecting other rights or the smooth running of business" (Translegal, 2013).
    In Grutter v. Bolilinger, et al., the US Supreme Court agreed that the University of Michigan policy of rejecting applicants to promote race diversity is constitutional or narrowly tailors. The Court held that the law school's policy of acquiring a critical mass of minority students was indeed was not unlawful but "narrowly tailored" (LLI, n.d.) and is not the same as discrimination.

    Consent decree
    This is a "settlement of a lawsuit or criminal case in which a person or company agrees to take specific actions without admitting fault or guilt for the situation that led to the lawsuit" (Farlex, 2013).
    Consent decree was resorted to by some personalities to avoid lengthy and costly litigation. This was done with the molestation case against the late Michael Jackson.
    A real estate contractor paid $1.4 million as settlement to Sylvester Stallone for a botched kitchen renovation project.
    British boy band, One Direction, settled a case for $1 million filed by an American band that originally carry the same name.

    Reverse Discrimination
    Reverse ...

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