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Forty Years Of Disability Policy In Legal Education And The Legal Profession: What Has Changed And What Are The New Issues, Laura Rothstein Aug 2018

Forty Years Of Disability Policy In Legal Education And The Legal Profession: What Has Changed And What Are The New Issues, Laura Rothstein

Laura Rothstein

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Rethinking Employment Discrimination Harms, Jessica Roberts Jan 2016

Rethinking Employment Discrimination Harms, Jessica Roberts

Indiana Law Journal

Establishing harm is essential to many legal claims. This Article urges the law to adopt a more expansive notion of the harms of employment discrimination to better reflect the cognitive functions of individuals who face discrimination. While the effect of implicit bias on the mental state of potential discriminators is well-worn territory in antidiscrimination scholarship, little has been written about a sister theory: stereotype threat. More than a decade’s worth of social psychology research indicates that when a person is conscious of her membership in a particular group and the group is the subject of a widely recognized stereotype ...


Nexus Redux, Anjum Gupta Apr 2015

Nexus Redux, Anjum Gupta

Indiana Law Journal

Pursuant to its obligations under international law, the U.S. government has agreed to provide protection to individuals who fear persecution in their home countries for reasons of race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social group, or political opinion. This protection in the United States takes the form of asylum, and the asylum statute states that the United States will protect individuals from persecution that occurred or will occur “on account of” one of those grounds. The Supreme Court has stated that in order to meet the “on account of” or “nexus” requirement, an asylum applicant must provide some ...


To Read Or Not To Read: Privacy Within Social Networks, The Entitlement Of Employees To A Virtual Private Zone, And The Balloon Theory, Shlomit Yanisky-Ravid Jan 2014

To Read Or Not To Read: Privacy Within Social Networks, The Entitlement Of Employees To A Virtual Private Zone, And The Balloon Theory, Shlomit Yanisky-Ravid

American University Law Review

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Forty Years Of Disability Policy In Legal Education And The Legal Profession: What Has Changed And What Are The New Issues, Laura Rothstein Jan 2014

Forty Years Of Disability Policy In Legal Education And The Legal Profession: What Has Changed And What Are The New Issues, Laura Rothstein

American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law

No abstract provided.


Marriage Equality, United States V. Windsor, And The Crisis In Equal Protection Jurisprudence, Susannah W. Pollvogt Jan 2014

Marriage Equality, United States V. Windsor, And The Crisis In Equal Protection Jurisprudence, Susannah W. Pollvogt

Hofstra Law Review

The article discusses equal protection jurisprudence in America in relation to the U.S. Supreme Court's (USSC's) ruling in the 2013 marriage equality case United States v. Windsor. The views of USSC Justice Anthony Kennedy are mentioned, along with an unconstitutional animus legal doctrine and a heightened rational basis standard of review. The U.S. Constitution's Equal Protection Clause is addressed in relation to the nation's discrimination laws.