During the early and mid-1980’s, many states raised their drinking age to 21 in response to federal prompting and as a means of promoting traffic safety. To further address public health and safety concerns, many states initiated sobriety checkpoints and introduced random drug testing for public employees and high school students.
Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper that discusses the following:
How would you analyze the effect of these policies?
What approach might you take, and what types of information might you seek and use?
Suppose your analysis discerned no policy affect, how do you think different political groups would react?
What due process and equal protection issues and standards do these public safety strategies raise?
Apply the Supreme Court’s three-tiered test to determine if equal protection or due process has been violated.
Explain how managerial, political, and legal perspectives variously affect this policy change, implementation, and evaluation.
Please provide URL’s of all references only academic appropriate websites please.
Please use paragraph headings for each topic.