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The Many Lanes Out Of Court: Against Privatization Of Employment Discrimination Disputes, Theresa M. Beiner Jan 2014

The Many Lanes Out Of Court: Against Privatization Of Employment Discrimination Disputes, Theresa M. Beiner

Maryland Law Review

No abstract provided.


Equality Standards For Health Insurance Coverage: Will The Mental Health Parity And Addiction Equity Act End The Discrimination?, Ellen M. Weber Jan 2013

Equality Standards For Health Insurance Coverage: Will The Mental Health Parity And Addiction Equity Act End The Discrimination?, Ellen M. Weber

Faculty Scholarship

Congress enacted the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act in 2008 to end discriminatory health insurance coverage for persons with mental health and substance use disorders in large employer health plans. Adopting a comprehensive regulatory approach akin to other civil rights laws, the Parity Act requires “equity” in all plan features, including cost-sharing, durational limits and, most critically, the plan management practices that are used to deny many families medically necessary behavioral health care. Beginning in 2014, all health plans regulated by the Affordable Care Act must also comply with parity standards, effectively ending the second-class insurance status of ...


Casting Shadows: Fisher V. University Of Texas At Austin And The Misplaced Fear Of "Too Much" Diversity, Susannah W. Pollvogt Jan 2013

Casting Shadows: Fisher V. University Of Texas At Austin And The Misplaced Fear Of "Too Much" Diversity, Susannah W. Pollvogt

Maryland Law Review Online

No abstract provided.


Promoting Language Access In The Legal Academy, Gillian Dutton, Beth Lyon, Jayesh M. Rathold, Deborah M. Weissman Jan 2013

Promoting Language Access In The Legal Academy, Gillian Dutton, Beth Lyon, Jayesh M. Rathold, Deborah M. Weissman

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

"Promoting Language Access in the Legal Academy," details the progress made by the legal profession in meeting the needs of individuals with limited English language proficiency. The authors outlines the current need, summarizes various approaches taken by law schools, and emphasizes the value of training bilingual law students as well as mobilizing a cadre of undergraduate interpreters.


Chamber Of Commerce Of U.S. V. Whiting: The Possibility Of Anti-Discriminatory Immigration Reform In An Era Of Resurgent Federalism, Keelan Diana Jan 2012

Chamber Of Commerce Of U.S. V. Whiting: The Possibility Of Anti-Discriminatory Immigration Reform In An Era Of Resurgent Federalism, Keelan Diana

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

No abstract provided.


Education As A Counterterrorism Tool And The Curious Case Of The Texas School Book Resolution, Diane Webber Jan 2011

Education As A Counterterrorism Tool And The Curious Case Of The Texas School Book Resolution, Diane Webber

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

No abstract provided.


Reaching Batson's Challenge Twenty-Five Years Later: Eliminating The Peremptory Challenge And Loosening The Challenge For Cause Standard, Matt Haven Jan 2011

Reaching Batson's Challenge Twenty-Five Years Later: Eliminating The Peremptory Challenge And Loosening The Challenge For Cause Standard, Matt Haven

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

No abstract provided.


Shattering The Equal Pay Act's Glass Ceiling, Deborah Thompson Eisenberg Jan 2010

Shattering The Equal Pay Act's Glass Ceiling, Deborah Thompson Eisenberg

Faculty Scholarship

This Article provides the first empirical and rhetorical analysis of all reported Equal Pay Act (EPA) federal appellate cases since the Act’s passage. This analysis shows that as women climb the occupational ladder, the manner in which many federal courts interpret the EPA imposes a wage glass ceiling, shutting out women in non-standardized jobs from its protection. This barrier is particularly troubling in light of data that shows that the gender wage gap increases for women as they achieve higher levels of professional status. The Article begins by examining data regarding the greater pay gap for women in upper-level ...


The Air Carrier Access Act: It Is Time For An Overhaul, Stuart A. Hindman Jan 2010

The Air Carrier Access Act: It Is Time For An Overhaul, Stuart A. Hindman

Student Articles and Papers

The Air Carrier Access Act (ACAA) is one of a number of federal laws that are designed to ensure the fair treatment of disabled individuals. However, the ACAA specifically applies only to those who take to the “friendly skies” and embark on one of the nation’s most sophisticated means of moving people, flight. The ACAA was enacted to overturn the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Paralyzed Veterans v. DOT, which held that the protections of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act did not apply to airlines.

It is the thesis of this article that, while the ACAA ...


Cyber Civil Rights: Looking Forward, Danielle Keats Citron Jan 2010

Cyber Civil Rights: Looking Forward, Danielle Keats Citron

Faculty Scholarship

The Cyber Civil Rights conference raised many important questions about the practical and normative value of seeing online harassment as a discrimination problem. In these remarks, I highlight and address two important issues that must be tackled before moving forward with a cyber civil rights agenda. The first concerns the practical—whether we, in fact, have useful antidiscrimination tools at the state and federal level and, if not, how we might conceive of new ones. The second involves the normative—whether we should invoke technological solutions, such as traceability anonymity, as part of a cyber civil rights agenda given their ...


Bridging The Title Vii Gap: Protecting All Workers From “Work Authorization” Discrimination, Rachel K. Alexander Jan 2010

Bridging The Title Vii Gap: Protecting All Workers From “Work Authorization” Discrimination, Rachel K. Alexander

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

No abstract provided.


How Supplemental Environmental Projects Can And Should Be Used To Advance Environmental Justice, Douglas Rubin Jan 2010

How Supplemental Environmental Projects Can And Should Be Used To Advance Environmental Justice, Douglas Rubin

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

No abstract provided.


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

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

Faculty Scholarship

No abstract provided.


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

No abstract provided.


The Mysteriously Reappearing Cause Of Action: The Court’S Expanded Concept Of Intentional Gender And Race Discrimination In Federally Funded Programs, Derek W. Black Jan 2008

The Mysteriously Reappearing Cause Of Action: The Court’S Expanded Concept Of Intentional Gender And Race Discrimination In Federally Funded Programs, Derek W. Black

Maryland Law Review

No abstract provided.


Denny V. Elizabeth Arden Salons, Inc.: Condoning Race Discrimination In Resembling Places Of Public Accommodation Under Title Ii, Radiance A. Walters Jan 2008

Denny V. Elizabeth Arden Salons, Inc.: Condoning Race Discrimination In Resembling Places Of Public Accommodation Under Title Ii, Radiance A. Walters

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

No abstract provided.


Hearing: Civil Rights Division Oversight, Helen L. Norton Jan 2007

Hearing: Civil Rights Division Oversight, Helen L. Norton

Congressional Testimony

No abstract provided.


The Unbearable Lightness Of Batson: Mixed Motives And Discrimination In Jury Selection, Russell D. Covey Jan 2007

The Unbearable Lightness Of Batson: Mixed Motives And Discrimination In Jury Selection, Russell D. Covey

Maryland Law Review

No abstract provided.


The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act Of 2008: History, Successes, And Future Considerations, Christine Formas Norris Jan 2007

The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act Of 2008: History, Successes, And Future Considerations, Christine Formas Norris

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

No abstract provided.


New Urbanism: Urban Development And Ethnic Integration In Europe And The United States, James A. Kushner Jan 2005

New Urbanism: Urban Development And Ethnic Integration In Europe And The United States, James A. Kushner

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

No abstract provided.


Latino Educational Neglect: The Result Bespeaks Discrimination, Lupe S. Salinas Jan 2005

Latino Educational Neglect: The Result Bespeaks Discrimination, Lupe S. Salinas

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

No abstract provided.


The Debate Over The Denial Of Marriage Rights And Benefits To Same-Sex Couples And Their Children, Liz Seaton Jan 2004

The Debate Over The Denial Of Marriage Rights And Benefits To Same-Sex Couples And Their Children, Liz Seaton

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

No abstract provided.


Sandra Day O'Connor's Position On Discrimination, Stephen E. Gottlieb Jan 2004

Sandra Day O'Connor's Position On Discrimination, Stephen E. Gottlieb

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

No abstract provided.


Where Left Meets Right: A Case Study Of Class-Based Economic Discrimination Through Zoning In Salisbury, Maryland, Robin R. Cockey Jan 2003

Where Left Meets Right: A Case Study Of Class-Based Economic Discrimination Through Zoning In Salisbury, Maryland, Robin R. Cockey

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

No abstract provided.


Gender Bias In The Roman Catholic Church: Why Can't Women Be Priests?, Cheryl Y. Haskins Jan 2003

Gender Bias In The Roman Catholic Church: Why Can't Women Be Priests?, Cheryl Y. Haskins

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

No abstract provided.


The Master's Tools: Deconstructing The Socratic Method And Its Disparate Impact On Women Through The Prism Of The Equal Protection Doctrine, Tanisha Makeba Bailey Jan 2003

The Master's Tools: Deconstructing The Socratic Method And Its Disparate Impact On Women Through The Prism Of The Equal Protection Doctrine, Tanisha Makeba Bailey

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

No abstract provided.


The Latest Chapter In The Saga Of A Spiritless Law: Detaining Haitian Asylum Seekers As A Violation Of The Spirit And The Letter Of International Law, Michael Rowan Jan 2003

The Latest Chapter In The Saga Of A Spiritless Law: Detaining Haitian Asylum Seekers As A Violation Of The Spirit And The Letter Of International Law, Michael Rowan

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

No abstract provided.


Foreword: The Legal History Of The Great Sit-In Case Of Bell V. Maryland, William L. Reynolds Jan 2002

Foreword: The Legal History Of The Great Sit-In Case Of Bell V. Maryland, William L. Reynolds

Faculty Scholarship

Reviews the environment and history of the 1960 Baltimore sit-in case that eventually made its way to the United States Supreme Court.


Breaking Out: Vmi And The Coming Of Women By Laura Fairchild Brodie, Melissa Nimit Jan 2002

Breaking Out: Vmi And The Coming Of Women By Laura Fairchild Brodie, Melissa Nimit

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

No abstract provided.


The Girl Who Cried Pain: A Bias Against Women In The Treatment Of Pain, Diane E. Hoffmann, Anita J. Tarzian Jan 2001

The Girl Who Cried Pain: A Bias Against Women In The Treatment Of Pain, Diane E. Hoffmann, Anita J. Tarzian

Faculty Scholarship

In general, women report more severe levels of pain, more frequent incidences of pain, and pain of longer duration than men, but are nonetheless treated for pain less aggressively. The authors investigate this paradox from two perspectives: Do men and women in fact experience pain differently - whether biologically, cognitively, and/or emotionally? And regardless of the answer, what accounts for the differences in the pain treatment they receive, and what can we do to correct this situation?