Employment Discrimination Law Cases and Materials on Equality in the Workplace

Author: Maria Ontiveros
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9781634597470
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This book examines the federal statutory protection against employment discrimination, highlighting the themes of workplace equality that are embodied in the civil rights laws. Like prior editions, this edition features many recent cases and new statutory developments (ADA Amendments and Regulations), as well as diverse contemporary scholarship drawn from critical race theory, feminist legal theory, history, social science, and law and economics, among other disciplines. The authorsâe(tm) extensive materials framing the cases are designed to prepare students thoroughly for practice in this rapidly changing field of law.

Employment Discrimination Law

Author: Dianne Avery
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 9780314190949
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This book examines the federal statutory protection against employment discrimination, highlighting the themes of workplace equality that are embodied in the civil rights laws. Additional nondiscrimination rights that arise under the U.S. Constitution and some state human rights laws are also explored. Like prior editions, this edition features many recent cases and new federal statutes, as well as diverse contemporary scholarship drawn from critical race theory, feminist legal theory, history, social science, and law and economics, among other disciplines. The authors' extensive materials framing the cases are designed to prepare students thoroughly for practice in this rapidly changing field of law.

Statutory Supplement to Employment Discrimination Law

Author: Dianne Avery
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9780314267313
Format: PDF
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This compilation of statuatory law on equality in the workplace supplements the development of the body of law on employment discrimination. Explanatory materials on equality in the workplace accompany the selections.

Employment Discrimination Law

Author: George Rutherglen
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781599418124
Format: PDF
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This book is intended as an introduction to the field of employment discrimination law, both at the abstract level of theory and at the concrete level of doctrine. It is as much an introduction for experienced lawyers and scholars who come to this field with a thorough knowledge of other aspects of the law as for law students who have just begun preparing for their careers. The new edition offers an up-to-date introduction to employment discrimination law: the major statutes, the current cases, the outstanding issues, and the competing policies in this field. The leading decisions of the Supreme Court receive a comprehensive analysis, in terms both of theory and doctrine, putting them in the context of the relevant statutory provisions and other judicial decisions. This book offers three different theoretical perspectives based on history, economics, and critical social theory to explain both the complexities and the tensions inherent in existing law.

Mastering Employment Discrimination Law

Author: Paul M. Secunda
Publisher: Carolina Academic Press LLC
ISBN: 9781531010355
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The second edition of Mastering Employment Discrimination Law coincides with a defining moment in U.S. culture: the #metoo movement and the many sexual harassment scandals that have roiled American society. In addition to covering all procedural and substantive aspects of U.S. sexual harassment and sex discrimination law, the second edition also takes on a wide variety of employment discrimination law subjects. The book begins first with coverage and jurisdiction issues and then turns to complex federal and state procedural topics surrounding the filing of administrative charges of discrimination and civil lawsuits. Moreover, the book comprehensively addresses the substantive aspects of Title VII, the ADEA, the ADA (including recent amendments), the Equal Pay Act, and the Civil Rights Acts, as well as related issues such as remedies, attorney fees, and settlements. By adding Professor Joseph Seiner of the University of South Carolina School of Law¿a former attorney with the EEOC¿as a new co-author, the book has added substantial new focus on administrative topics and procedural issues in employment discrimination litigation.

Employment Discrimination Stories

Author: Joel William Friedman
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781587788888
Format: PDF, ePub
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Like all the other volumes in the Stories collection, this book provides students with a three dimensional picture of the most important cases that are addressed in nearly every employment discrimination casebook and course. These stories give the students and faculty members a deeper understanding of the historical and cultural background of the cases and an insight into their long term impact on the development of employment discrimination law.

The Constitutional Rights of Women

Author: Leslie Friedman Goldstein
Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Press
ISBN: 9780299112448
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Using a wide variety of cases involving women's rights, Leslie Friedman Goldstein examines the ways in which the U.S. Supreme Court initiates and responds to social change. This edition covers all major Supreme Court decisions that affect gender equity and reproductive rights through May 1987.

Disability Law

Author: Laura F. Rothstein
Publisher: LexisNexis
ISBN: 1422476332
Format: PDF
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Disability Law: Cases, Materials, Problems takes a broad approach to understanding how disability discrimination laws apply to the kinds of cases attorneys, policymakers, and judges are likely to face. The new Fifth Edition adds analysis and discussion of the ADA Amendments Act throughout the book. It reorganizes and adds new cases and materials in the employment law chapter, including cases on harassment and retaliation based on disability. It also pays more attention to procedural issues (burden of proof), remedies and defenses, litigation and dispute resolution, and insurance. It adds a problem-based approach with chapters and sections of chapters beginning with a hypothetical scenario to be used as a basis for applying the substantive law. It also adds expanded Notes at the end of each section.

Gender and Law

Author: Katharine T. Bartlett
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454883219
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Gender and Law: Theory, Doctrine, Commentary, 7E is organized around theoretical frameworks, showing different conceptualizations of equality and justice and their impact on concrete legal problems. The text provides complete, up-to-date coverage of conventional “women and the law” issues, including employment law and affirmative action, reproductive rights, LGBTQ issues, domestic violence, rape, pornography, international women’s rights, and global trafficking. Showing the complex ways in which gender permeates the law, the text also explores the gender aspects of subject matters less commonly associated with gender, such as property, ethics, contracts, sports, and civil procedure. Throughout, the materials allow an emphasis on alternative approaches and how these approaches make a difference. Excerpted legal cases, statutes, and law review articles form an ongoing dialogue within the book to stimulate thought and discussion and over 200 provocative “putting theory into practice” problems challenge students to think deeply about current gender law issues. Key Features of the new edition include: Materials surrounding LGBTQ issues have been significantly expanded to reflect statutory and judicial developments, including United States v. Windsor and Obergefell v. Hodges, legal developments concerning transgender individuals, and sexual orientation discrimination.In addition, the materials on sexual orientation discrimination have been woven throughout the book, rather than cabined in a separate section. Equal pay materials have been expanded and refocused to include cases on the “factor other than sex” defense and legislative efforts to strengthen protections against pay discrimination. Coverage of pregnancy and caregiver discrimination has been significantly expanded, and the Supreme Court’s opinion in Young v. United Parcel Service is included. Reproductive health materials have been revamped to reflect developments in the law concerning the Affordable Care Act and responses to legislative efforts to curtail women’s access to contraception and abortion. These materials included the addition of Burwell v. Hobby Lobby and Whole Women’s Health v. Hellerstadt. International comparisons have been enlarged and updated. Updated profile of women in the legal system and the barriers to gender equity. Complete reworking and updating of materials on campus rape, including celebrated cases and reform strategies. Revised materials on domestic violence, prostitution, and pornography, including feminist debates over appropriate responses. Updated analysis of women, poverty, and income inequality. Increased attention to conflicts between gender and religion. Many additional Putting Theory Into Practice problems have been added, most of them reflecting contemporary disputes and conflicts. This brings the total number of problems to 200. Moreover, the teacher’s manual includes dozens of video clips that might be used in class at different points.