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The Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act: Protecting Privacy And Ensuring Fairness In Health Insurance And Employment Practices, Melissa Beyer Jan 2009

The Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act: Protecting Privacy And Ensuring Fairness In Health Insurance And Employment Practices, Melissa Beyer

Louis Jackson National Student Writing Competition

Almost two centuries ago, Thomas Jefferson, one of this country’s foremost scientists and original thinkers, wrote, ‘[L]aws and institutions must go hand in hand with the progress of the human mind. As . . . new discoveries are made [and] new truths disclosed...institutions must advance also, and keep pace with the time.’ In this age of genetic breakthroughs, it is essential that our laws catch up with science. We can’t afford to take one step forward in science but two steps backward in civil rights. Our laws must specify, clearly and unambiguously, how genetic information may be used and how …


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

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Evening The Odds: The Case For Attorneys' Fee Awards For Administrative Resolution Of Title Vi And Title Vii Disputes, Marjorie A. Silver Jan 1989

Evening The Odds: The Case For Attorneys' Fee Awards For Administrative Resolution Of Title Vi And Title Vii Disputes, Marjorie A. Silver

Scholarly Works

In this Article Professor Silver addresses the shifting of attorneys' fees in administratively resolved claims under Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Professor Silver begins by establishing Congress' commitment to provide informal methods for resolving disputes under these statutes and its intent to use fee-shifting provisions as a means of inducing effective access to counsel. She then discusses the United States Supreme Court's decision in North Carolina Department of Transportation v. Crest Street Community Council, Inc. and contrasts its reasoning with two earlier Court decisions dealing with administrative proceedings and attorneys' fees. Professor Silver argues …


Pasadena City Board Of Education V. Spangler, Lewis F. Powell Jr. Oct 1975

Pasadena City Board Of Education V. Spangler, Lewis F. Powell Jr.

Supreme Court Case Files

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