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Sexuality, Religion, And The Right Of Conscience, Emily R. Gill Feb 2009

Sexuality, Religion, And The Right Of Conscience, Emily R. Gill

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Troubled Waters: Mid-Twentieth Century American Society On "Trial" In The Films Of John Waters, Taunya Lovell Banks Jan 2009

Troubled Waters: Mid-Twentieth Century American Society On "Trial" In The Films Of John Waters, Taunya Lovell Banks

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In this Article Professor Banks argues that what makes many of filmmaker John Waters early films so subversive is his use of the “white-trash” body—people marginalized by and excluded from conventional white America—as countercultural heroes. He uses the white trash body as a surrogate for talk about race and sexuality in the early 1960s. I argue that in many ways Waters’ critiques of mid-twentieth century American society reflect the societal changes that occurred in the last forty years of that century. These societal changes resulted from the civil rights, gay pride, student, anti-war and women’s movements, all ...


Brief For Amicus Curiae David A. Super: Supporting Plaintiff-Appellants Urging Reversal, In Howard V. Hawkins (2009)., David A. Super Jan 2009

Brief For Amicus Curiae David A. Super: Supporting Plaintiff-Appellants Urging Reversal, In Howard V. Hawkins (2009)., David A. Super

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The Supreme Court has consistently held that congressional intent governs whether federal statutes are privately enforceable. Where Congress has been silent, a line of cases culminating in Gonzaga Univ. v. Doe, 536 U.S. 273 (2002), prescribes a formula for inferring congressional intent from the structure of a statute. Here, however, Congress has not been silent: the Food and Nutrition Act specifies the amount of retroactive benefits that may be awarded households in “any judicial action arising under this Act” and makes certain records of state agencies “available for review in any action filed by a household to enforce any ...


Equality And Sorority During The Decade After Brown, Taunya Lovell Banks Jan 2009

Equality And Sorority During The Decade After Brown, Taunya Lovell Banks

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Multilayered Racism: Courts' Continued Resistance To Colorism Claims, Taunya Lovell Banks Jan 2009

Multilayered Racism: Courts' Continued Resistance To Colorism Claims, Taunya Lovell Banks

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Dr. King And The Battle For Hearts And Minds, Wendy B. Scott Jan 2009

Dr. King And The Battle For Hearts And Minds, Wendy B. Scott

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In 1954, a unanimous Supreme Court held that laws requiring dual public school systems, separated solely on the basis of race, violated the rights afforded to African American children under the Fourteenth Amendment Equal Protection and Due Process clauses. Brown v. Board of Education marked the beginning of a judicial assault on what the Court in Loving v. Virginia called statutory schemes and state court decisions that served as “an endorsement of the doctrine of White Supremacy.” Both Chief Justice Earl Warren and Dr. King recognized that the practice of White Supremacy did more than keep people separated. In Brown ...


Outsider Citizens: Film Narratives About The Internment Of Japanese Americans, Taunya Lovell Banks Jan 2009

Outsider Citizens: Film Narratives About The Internment Of Japanese Americans, Taunya Lovell Banks

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This article examines the conflicting film narratives about the internment from 1942 through 2007. It argues that while later film narratives, especially documentaries, counter early government film narratives justifying the internment, these counter-narratives have their own damaging hegemony. Whereas earlier commercial films tell the internment story through the eyes of sympathetic whites, using a conventional civil rights template … Japanese and other Asian American documentary filmmakers construct their Japanese characters as model minorities — hyper-citizens, super patriots. Further, the internment experience remains largely a male story. With the exception of Emiko Omori’s documentary film memoir, Rabbit in the Moon (2004), the ...


Orwell’S Vision: Video And The Future Of Civil Rights Enforcement, Howard M. Wasserman Jan 2009

Orwell’S Vision: Video And The Future Of Civil Rights Enforcement, Howard M. Wasserman

Maryland Law Review

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Woman Of Valor, Sherrilyn A. Ifill Jan 2009

Woman Of Valor, Sherrilyn A. Ifill

Faculty Scholarship

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Antidiscrimination Law In The Workplace: Moving Beyond The Impasse, Dale Larson Jan 2009

Antidiscrimination Law In The Workplace: Moving Beyond The Impasse, Dale Larson

University of Maryland Law Journal of Race, Religion, Gender and Class

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Wide Right: Why The Ncaa’S Policy On The American Indian Mascot Issue Misses The Mark, Andre Douglas Pond Cummings, Seth E. Harper Jan 2009

Wide Right: Why The Ncaa’S Policy On The American Indian Mascot Issue Misses The Mark, Andre Douglas Pond Cummings, Seth E. Harper

University of Maryland Law Journal of Race, Religion, Gender and Class

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Evaluating Policy Solutions To Sex-Based Pay Discrimination: Women Workers, Lawmakers, And Cultural Change, Vicky Lovell Jan 2009

Evaluating Policy Solutions To Sex-Based Pay Discrimination: Women Workers, Lawmakers, And Cultural Change, Vicky Lovell

University of Maryland Law Journal of Race, Religion, Gender and Class

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The New Sex Discrimination: Family Responsibilities, Cynthia Thomas Calvert Jan 2009

The New Sex Discrimination: Family Responsibilities, Cynthia Thomas Calvert

University of Maryland Law Journal of Race, Religion, Gender and Class

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Commentary: Women’S Employment Rights In The Workplace Of 2007 And 2027, Marley S. Weiss Jan 2009

Commentary: Women’S Employment Rights In The Workplace Of 2007 And 2027, Marley S. Weiss

University of Maryland Law Journal of Race, Religion, Gender and Class

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Opening The Doors To The Local Courthouse: Maryland’S New Private Right Of Action For Employment Discrimination, Deborah Thompson Eisenberg Jan 2009

Opening The Doors To The Local Courthouse: Maryland’S New Private Right Of Action For Employment Discrimination, Deborah Thompson Eisenberg

University of Maryland Law Journal of Race, Religion, Gender and Class

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