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Civil Rights and Discrimination

1984

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Federal Courts Are Becoming Reluctant To Take The Lead In Civil Rights Reform, Neal Devins Nov 1984

Federal Courts Are Becoming Reluctant To Take The Lead In Civil Rights Reform, Neal Devins

Popular Media

No abstract provided.


Wilson V. Garcia, Lewis F. Powell Jr. Oct 1984

Wilson V. Garcia, Lewis F. Powell Jr.

Supreme Court Case Files

No abstract provided.


Alexander V. Choate, Lewis F. Powell Jr Oct 1984

Alexander V. Choate, Lewis F. Powell Jr

Supreme Court Case Files

No abstract provided.


Ake V. Oklaboma, Lewis F. Powell Jr. Oct 1984

Ake V. Oklaboma, Lewis F. Powell Jr.

Supreme Court Case Files

No abstract provided.


Oregon V. Elstad, Lewis F. Powell Jr. Oct 1984

Oregon V. Elstad, Lewis F. Powell Jr.

Supreme Court Case Files

No abstract provided.


New Federalism In Education: The Meaning Of The Chicago School Desegregation, Neal Devins, James B. Stedman Oct 1984

New Federalism In Education: The Meaning Of The Chicago School Desegregation, Neal Devins, James B. Stedman

Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Group Libel Versus Free Speech: When Big Brother Should Butt In, Kenneth Lasson Oct 1984

Group Libel Versus Free Speech: When Big Brother Should Butt In, Kenneth Lasson

All Faculty Scholarship

The year 1984 may not have fulfilled Orwellian prophecies of governmental totalitarianism, but citizens of the world remain no less concerned about the quality of their civil liberties. If people could live peacefully and productively together under a strict caste system, or blissfully in enslavement, there would be little impetus to identify 'natural rights' nor insistence upon what we know as 'freedom.' But human experience has amply demonstrated the universal yearning for personal liberty, as well as the need to legislate against its deprivation.

Thus Big Brother has been the enemy from long before the Magna Carta and long since ...


Seniority Rights Vs. Racial Quotas, Neal Devins Aug 1984

Seniority Rights Vs. Racial Quotas, Neal Devins

Popular Media

No abstract provided.


The 1982 Amendments To The Voting Rights Act: A Statutory Analysis Of The Revised Bailout Provisions, Richard A. Williamson Apr 1984

The 1982 Amendments To The Voting Rights Act: A Statutory Analysis Of The Revised Bailout Provisions, Richard A. Williamson

Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Bob Jones University V. U.S.: A Political Analysis, Neal Devins Apr 1984

Bob Jones University V. U.S.: A Political Analysis, Neal Devins

Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Woman Sues Price Waterhouse For Sex Bias, David Sellers Mar 1984

Woman Sues Price Waterhouse For Sex Bias, David Sellers

Ann B. Hopkins Papers

No abstract provided.


Backing Off Bivens And The Ramifications Of This Retreat For The Vindication Of First Amendment Rights, Joan E. Steinman Mar 1984

Backing Off Bivens And The Ramifications Of This Retreat For The Vindication Of First Amendment Rights, Joan E. Steinman

All Faculty Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Damages And Injunctive Relief Under Section 1983, Sheldon Nahmod Feb 1984

Damages And Injunctive Relief Under Section 1983, Sheldon Nahmod

All Faculty Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Constitutional Wrongs Without Remedies: Executive Official Immunity, Sheldon Nahmod Feb 1984

Constitutional Wrongs Without Remedies: Executive Official Immunity, Sheldon Nahmod

All Faculty Scholarship

No abstract provided.


The Section 1983 Damage Action: An Overview, Sheldon Nahmod Feb 1984

The Section 1983 Damage Action: An Overview, Sheldon Nahmod

All Faculty Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Rethinking Novotny In Light Of United Brotherhood Of Carpenters & Joiners V. Scott: The Scope And Constitutionally Permissible Periphery Of Section 1985 (3), Taunya Lovell Banks Jan 1984

Rethinking Novotny In Light Of United Brotherhood Of Carpenters & Joiners V. Scott: The Scope And Constitutionally Permissible Periphery Of Section 1985 (3), Taunya Lovell Banks

Faculty Scholarship

No abstract provided.


A Review Of Federal Court Decisions Under Title Vii Of The Civil Rights Act Of 1964, Mary L. Heen Jan 1984

A Review Of Federal Court Decisions Under Title Vii Of The Civil Rights Act Of 1964, Mary L. Heen

Law Faculty Publications

Fifteen essays examine the highly emotional debate, considering discussions by unions, state legislatures, and the courts.


Closing The Classroom Door On Civil Rights, Neal Devins Jan 1984

Closing The Classroom Door On Civil Rights, Neal Devins

Popular Media

No abstract provided.


On Complaining About The Burger Court, Robert F. Nagel Jan 1984

On Complaining About The Burger Court, Robert F. Nagel

Articles

No abstract provided.


Current Developments In Civil Liberties, Ivan E. Bodensteiner, Rosalie Levinson Jan 1984

Current Developments In Civil Liberties, Ivan E. Bodensteiner, Rosalie Levinson

Law Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


A New Look At An Old Association: Will Today's Women Be Tomorrow's Jaycees?, Neal Devins Jan 1984

A New Look At An Old Association: Will Today's Women Be Tomorrow's Jaycees?, Neal Devins

Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


What Standards Apply When Freedoms Collide?, Neal Devins Jan 1984

What Standards Apply When Freedoms Collide?, Neal Devins

Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Linking Educational Benefits With Draft Registration: An Unconstitutional Bill Of Attainder, Richard D. Marsico Jan 1984

Linking Educational Benefits With Draft Registration: An Unconstitutional Bill Of Attainder, Richard D. Marsico

Articles & Chapters

No abstract provided.


Title Vii: When Is A Pretext Not A Pretext? An Analysis Of Westinghouse Electric Corp. V. Vaughn, Barbara J. Fick Jan 1984

Title Vii: When Is A Pretext Not A Pretext? An Analysis Of Westinghouse Electric Corp. V. Vaughn, Barbara J. Fick

Journal Articles

This article previews the Supreme Court case Westinghouse Electric Corp. v. Vaughn, 466 U.S. 521 (1984). The author expected the Court to clarify the evidentiary requirements and burdens of plaintiffs and defendants in litigating a disparate treatment claim under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.


Collins Seitz: A Noble Career, Stephen B. Burbank Jan 1984

Collins Seitz: A Noble Career, Stephen B. Burbank

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Law

No abstract provided.


The Source Of Law In Civil Rights Cases; Some Old Light On Section 1988, Seth F. Kreimer Jan 1984

The Source Of Law In Civil Rights Cases; Some Old Light On Section 1988, Seth F. Kreimer

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Law

No abstract provided.


Self-Reliance And Coalition In An Age Of Reaction, Henry Mcgee Jan 1984

Self-Reliance And Coalition In An Age Of Reaction, Henry Mcgee

Faculty Scholarship

In this Foreward, Professor McGee comments on the continued vitality of the Black Law Journal. This vitality shows that the plight of racial minorities will be continually addressed from a variety of intellectual perspectives.


The Role Of Fault And Motive In Defining Discrimination: The Seniority Question Under Title Vii, Mark S. Brodin Jan 1984

The Role Of Fault And Motive In Defining Discrimination: The Seniority Question Under Title Vii, Mark S. Brodin

Boston College Law School Faculty Papers

Seniority systems play an important role in American industry, often governing rights to promotion, pay scales, layoff, and relative entitlement to ancillary benefits. Seniority based decision making protects employees from arbitrary employer action, yet seniority's same protective feature often may frustrate minorities' efforts to achieve actual equal employment opportunity Relying on Title Vii's section 703(h), the Supreme Court has held that seniority systems are immune from attack unless discriminatory intent is shown. In this Article, Professor Brodin reviews the evolution of the intent standard now governing seniority system challenges. He contrasts the Supreme Court's restrictive definition ...


The Emerging State Court § 1983 Action: A Procedural Review , Steven H. Steinglass Jan 1984

The Emerging State Court § 1983 Action: A Procedural Review , Steven H. Steinglass

Law Faculty Articles and Essays

Although actions under § 1983 have traditionally been a federal court remedy, an increasing number of litigants have turned to the state courts to pursue claims under § 1983. In light of this trend, the author presents a comprehensive examination of state court § 1983 actions--focusing on the choice of the state forum as a tactical decision, the power and duty of state courts to hear § 1983 actions, and the specific procedural and remedial issues that will arise in state court § 1983 litigation.


The Equal Credit Opportunity Act's Spousal Cosignature Rules And Community Property States: Regulatory Haywire, Winnie F. Taylor Jan 1984

The Equal Credit Opportunity Act's Spousal Cosignature Rules And Community Property States: Regulatory Haywire, Winnie F. Taylor

Faculty Scholarship

No abstract provided.