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Remedying Environmental Racism, Rachel D. Godsil Nov 1991

Remedying Environmental Racism, Rachel D. Godsil

Michigan Law Review

This Note addresses the equity issues that arise in the placement of commercial hazardous waste facilities. Currently, minorities are shouldering an unequal share of the burdens of hazardous waste16 while the benefits of production that results in hazardous waste are dispersed throughout society. Studies demonstrate that poor whites are overburdened as well. While inequitable distribution of wastesites along class lines is troubling and deserving of attention, this Note focuses specifically on the burdens facing racial minorities.

This Note contends that all races should share equitably the burdens and risks of hazardous waste facilities. Part I documents the disproportionate burden of ...


Recruitment And Retention Of The African American Law Student, Cheryl E. Amana Apr 1991

Recruitment And Retention Of The African American Law Student, Cheryl E. Amana

North Carolina Central Law Review

No abstract provided.


A Road Map To Achieve Enhanced Cultural Diversity In Legal Education Employment Decisions, Bruce Comly French Apr 1991

A Road Map To Achieve Enhanced Cultural Diversity In Legal Education Employment Decisions, Bruce Comly French

North Carolina Central Law Review

No abstract provided.


Voting Rights Act Section 2: Racially Polarized Voting And The Minority Community's Representative Of Choice, Evelyn Elayne Shockley Feb 1991

Voting Rights Act Section 2: Racially Polarized Voting And The Minority Community's Representative Of Choice, Evelyn Elayne Shockley

Michigan Law Review

A much needed congressional effort to give substance to African-American suffrage resulted in the enactment of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 (the Act). Although the fifteenth amendment gave African-American men the right to vote in 1870, almost a hundred years later they were still largely unable to exercise the right. This condition did not result from apathy on the part of African-American voters, but rather from their inability to overcome barriers set up by white racists. Practices whites instituted, such as "[l]iteracy and 'understanding' tests, poll taxes, the white primary, intimidation, [and] violence," prevented African-Americans from realizing their ...


The Annapolis Poll Books Of 1800 And 1804: African American Voting In The Early Republic, David S. Bogen Jan 1991

The Annapolis Poll Books Of 1800 And 1804: African American Voting In The Early Republic, David S. Bogen

Faculty Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Thurgood Marshall And The Administrative State, Jonathan Weinberg Jan 1991

Thurgood Marshall And The Administrative State, Jonathan Weinberg

Law Faculty Research Publications

No abstract provided.


Title Vii As Censorship: Hostile Environment Harassment And The First Amendment, Kingsley R. Browne Jan 1991

Title Vii As Censorship: Hostile Environment Harassment And The First Amendment, Kingsley R. Browne

Law Faculty Research Publications

No abstract provided.


Foreword: Racist Speech On Campus, Kingsley R. Browne Jan 1991

Foreword: Racist Speech On Campus, Kingsley R. Browne

Law Faculty Research Publications

No abstract provided.


Doe V. University Of Michigan And Campus Bans On "Racist Speech": The View From Within, Robert A. Sedler Jan 1991

Doe V. University Of Michigan And Campus Bans On "Racist Speech": The View From Within, Robert A. Sedler

Law Faculty Research Publications

No abstract provided.


Voluntary Affirmative Action In Employment For Women And Minorities Under Title Vii Of The Civil Rights Act: Extending Possibilities For Employers To Engage In Preferential Treatment To Achieve Equal Employment Opportunity, 24 J. Marshall L. Rev. 731 (1991), Chris Engels Jan 1991

Voluntary Affirmative Action In Employment For Women And Minorities Under Title Vii Of The Civil Rights Act: Extending Possibilities For Employers To Engage In Preferential Treatment To Achieve Equal Employment Opportunity, 24 J. Marshall L. Rev. 731 (1991), Chris Engels

The John Marshall Law Review

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Punishing Drug Addicts Who Have Babies: Women Of Color, Equality, And The Right Of Privacy, Dorothy E. Roberts Jan 1991

Punishing Drug Addicts Who Have Babies: Women Of Color, Equality, And The Right Of Privacy, Dorothy E. Roberts

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Law

No abstract provided.


Workplace Discrimination: Truthfulness And The Moral Imagination, Emily Calhoun Jan 1991

Workplace Discrimination: Truthfulness And The Moral Imagination, Emily Calhoun

Articles

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