Duquesne Law Review


In response to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court's decision in Blue v. Blue, Pennsylvania's General Assembly enacted a college support law, "Act 62." In Curtis. v. Kline, the supreme court was called upon to review the legislation that it had ostensibly solicited in Blue. Commanding a sudden halt to the escalating dispute, the court declared Act 62 unconstitutional on equal protection grounds. This article on the Curtis decision begins with an account of the unfolding college support law in Pennsylvania and the foreshadowing of Act 62. The article reviews the supreme court's decision and offers alternative views on the constitutionality of Act 62. The article concludes that, despite the court's restrained analysis, ,em>Curtis represents a victory for equal protection law.

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