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Michelle Obama: The "Darker Side" Of Presidential Spousal Involvement And Activism, Gregory S. Parks, Quinetta M. Roberson, Phd Aug 2008

Michelle Obama: The "Darker Side" Of Presidential Spousal Involvement And Activism, Gregory S. Parks, Quinetta M. Roberson, Phd

Cornell Law Faculty Working Papers

Pundits and commentators have attempted to make sense of the role that race and gender have played in the 2008 presidential campaign. Whereas researchers are drawing on varying bodies of scholarship (legal, cognitive and social psychology, and political science) to illuminate the role that Senator Obama’s race and Senator Clinton’s gender has/had on their campaign, Michelle Obama has been left out of the discussion. As Senator Clinton once noted, elections are like hiring decisions. As such, new frontiers in employment discrimination law place Michelle Obama in context within the current presidential campaign. First, racism and sexism are ...


Debate, Implicit Race Bias And The 2008 Presidential Election: Much Ado About Nothing?, Gregory S. Parks, Jeffrey J. Rachlinski, Richard A. Epstein Jan 2008

Debate, Implicit Race Bias And The 2008 Presidential Election: Much Ado About Nothing?, Gregory S. Parks, Jeffrey J. Rachlinski, Richard A. Epstein

Cornell Law Faculty Publications

The election of Barack Obama marks a significant milestone for race relations in our nation—on this much our debaters agree. The meaning of this milestone for the future of race-based policies, such as affirmative action and antidiscrimination laws, is where they disagree. Dr. Gregory Parks and Professor Jeffrey Rachlinski argue that any announcement of the arrival of a “post-racial America” is premature, as the presidential campaign actually revealed an implicit racial bias present in “most white adult brains.” The stereotypical criticisms of Obama, explicit racial references by supporters of opposing candidates, and “deeply racially stratified voting” were, in fact ...


Dispute Resolution In The Boundaryless Workplace, Katherine V.W. Stone Jan 2001

Dispute Resolution In The Boundaryless Workplace, Katherine V.W. Stone

Cornell Law Faculty Publications

Since the Supreme Court's decision Gilmer v. Interstate/Johnson Lane Corp. which compelled an employee to submit his age discrimination claim to arbitration under the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA), there has been a dramatic increase in the number of nonunion firms adopting arbitration systems. At the same time, there has been a flood of lawsuits challenging these employment systems, and a corresponding avalanche of judicial opinions addressing the legal issues left open in Gilmer – issues such as the problematic nature of consent in employment arbitration, the deficiencies in due process, and the applicability of the FAA to employment contracts ...


Foreclosed Impartiality In Capital Sentencing: Jurors’ Predispositions Guilt-Trial Experience And Premature Decision Making , William J. Bowers, Marla Sandys, Benjamin D. Steiner Sep 1998

Foreclosed Impartiality In Capital Sentencing: Jurors’ Predispositions Guilt-Trial Experience And Premature Decision Making , William J. Bowers, Marla Sandys, Benjamin D. Steiner

Cornell Law Review

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Post-Mccleskey Racial Discrimination Claims In Capital Cases , John H. Blume, Theodore Eisenberg, Sheri Lynn Johnson Sep 1998

Post-Mccleskey Racial Discrimination Claims In Capital Cases , John H. Blume, Theodore Eisenberg, Sheri Lynn Johnson

Cornell Law Review

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Old Jurisprudence: Respect In Retrospect , Anita Bernstein Jul 1998

Old Jurisprudence: Respect In Retrospect , Anita Bernstein

Cornell Law Review

No abstract provided.


Gender Sex Agency And Discrimination: A Reply To Professor Abrams , Katherine M. Franke Jul 1998

Gender Sex Agency And Discrimination: A Reply To Professor Abrams , Katherine M. Franke

Cornell Law Review

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Safety In Numbers? Equal Protection Desegregation And Discrimination: School Desegregation In A Multi-Cultural Society , Haeryung Shin Nov 1996

Safety In Numbers? Equal Protection Desegregation And Discrimination: School Desegregation In A Multi-Cultural Society , Haeryung Shin

Cornell Law Review

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Mandatory Arbitration Of Individual Employment Rights: The Yellow Dog Contract Of The 1990s, Katherine V.W. Stone Jan 1996

Mandatory Arbitration Of Individual Employment Rights: The Yellow Dog Contract Of The 1990s, Katherine V.W. Stone

Cornell Law Faculty Publications

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Rose By Any Other Name No Longer Smells As Sweet: Disparate Treatment Discrimination And The Age Proxy Doctrine After Hazen Paper Co. V. Biggins , Toni J. Querry Jan 1996

Rose By Any Other Name No Longer Smells As Sweet: Disparate Treatment Discrimination And The Age Proxy Doctrine After Hazen Paper Co. V. Biggins , Toni J. Querry

Cornell Law Review

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Headshrinkers Manmunchers Moneygrubbers Nuts & Sluts: Reexamining Compelled Mental Examinations In Sexual Harassment Actions Under The Civil Rights Act Of 1991, Kent D. Streseman May 1995

Headshrinkers Manmunchers Moneygrubbers Nuts & Sluts: Reexamining Compelled Mental Examinations In Sexual Harassment Actions Under The Civil Rights Act Of 1991, Kent D. Streseman

Cornell Law Review

No abstract provided.